This exhibit will tell the story of immigrants from Lebanon and Syria who arrived in Colchester County at the beginning of the 20th century. They enriched life in Nova Scotia and achieved success in many fields.
Through stories, photographs, and artefacts, we will share the narrative of their immigration, the businesses they established and their accomplishments. There will be refreshments and remarks by several members of the community.
A story of community, creativity, and connection with the land, Out of the Woodwork chronicles the efforts of a people to craft an economy and build an entire society out of the vast and daunting forest that surrounded them.
A unique collection of paintings dedicated to the preservation of lighthouses in Nova Scotia by Truro Art Society’s Lyndia Baird-Wellwood.
The Colchester Historical Society invites you to get your hands dirty and explore their newest exhibit.
Exhibit opening May 7th offers a new look at 18th century life in Cobequid.