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Welcome to the Colchester Historical Society!
Explore Colchester’s past and present today.
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Ongoing Events: Used Book Sale, Canasta

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Used Book Sale: Saturday Nov.29, Dec.6, 13, 20 from 10am-1pm

Canasta for Beginners & Ex-perts Thursday Dec.4, 18 from 1pm-3pm

Winter Hours and Closed for Holidays

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Beginning in December the Colchester Historeum will be switching to its winter hour of Tues-Friday 10am-12pm,1pm-4pm.
The Colchester Historeum will be closed from December 24 to January 5 (inclusively).

Knit-In 15th of each month from September to June, 1:30pm to 7:30pm

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

Colchester Historeum Fundraisers!

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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.

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, January 22, 7:30pm. “The Don Messer Jubilee and the Counter-Counter Culture” by Stephen Henderson

Public Lecture Thursday, January 22, 7:30pm. “The Don Messer Jubilee and the Counter-Counter Culture” by Stephen Henderson

Thursday, January 22, 7:30 pm at the Historeum, 29 Young Street Truro – Public Lecture titled The Don Messer Jubilee and the Counter-Counter Culture by Acadia University professor of History, Stephen Henderson. He will include a look at the class divide in Canadian culture.

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