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Fall Desserts and Fostering History Campaign Launch. Saturday October 4 from 1pm to 4pm


If you enjoyed our Wild Blueberry Dessert night then you will love our Fall Favourites Dessert event. The afternoon will be spent enjoying a variety of desserts made from the harvests of autumn (pumpkins, apples, and more). We will also be launching our Fostering History Campaign that will see us fundraising over the next 18 months.
Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children, available at the Colchester Historeum.

Colchester Historeum Fundraisers!


The Colchester Historeum has a number of fun fundraising activities such as a charity auction, and a 50/50 draw. We have set up a special Facebook page, to learn more click on the “Charity Auction” photo on the right.

Knit-In 15th of September from 1pm to 7pm


On the 15th of September, drop by with a knitting project, learn new skills & patterns, and hang out with fellow knitters! Beginners and experts welcome.

Historeum Thursday Potpourri edition. Thursday, Oct 2 between 2pm and 3pm.


Stop by and try your hand at making Potpourri on Thursday, Oct. 2nd between 2pm -3pm, $2 admission

60th Anniversary Magazine sign up. Free for members to receive by email!

Celebrating 60 years

In honour of the Colchester Historical Society’s 60th Anniversary our volunteers have compiled a special magazine highlighting stories and pictures from the past 60 years. The magazine is expected to be ready for distribution by the end of April. There are 2 ways to request a copy of this magazine. If you are a Colchester […]

Public Lecture. Thursday, May 22 at 7:30pm featuring Dr. Karolyn Smardz Frost.


Dr. Karolyn Smardz Frost, historian and author, has worked extensively researching on the Underground Railroad. Her book “I’ve Got a Home in Glory Land: A Lost Tale of the Underground Railroad” won the Governor General s prize for non-fiction in 2007.

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