The Historeum will be closed today due to the bad weather. We apologize for any inconvenience.
In honour of the Civic Square & Library Grand Opening, free admission at the Historeum, Saturday, November 19th, 10am-3pm.
Join us Thursday, October 27 at 7:30pm for The Experience of Nova Scotian Soldiers During the Great War, an illustrated presentation by Brian Tennyson, Emeritus Professor, Cape Breton University. Many men from Northern Nova Scotia went overseas with this battalion in 1915. Far fewer returned.
Join us Saturday, October 22 at 1:00 pm for “Camp Debert: The Impact of Building a Base” an exhibit opening and illustrated presentation by Elinor Maher and Stacey Culgin.
Join us Saturday, October 15 at 1:00pm for the No. 2 Construction Battalion exhibit opening and illustrated presentation by Mary Beth Sutherland, the granddaughter of Lt.-Col. Daniel Hugh Sutherland. A native of River John, Sutherland was commander of the country’s only battalion composed of black soldiers in the First World War, many from the Truro … Continue reading Saturday, October 15 at 1:00pm The Story of The No. 2 Construction Battalion