Local historians Carol Campbell and James F. Smith are nominated for the 2012 Atlantic Book Awards, to be held in St. John’s, Newfoundland.
The Council of Nova Scotia Archives has released 32 videos on YouTube showcasing the family history resources available in community museums across Nova Scotia. Watch the Colchester Historical Society’s video here.
The Truro Farmer’s Market recently held its first indoor Saturday market at the site of the old Truro Fire Hall on Young Street.
In May and June of 2011, five grave marking events were held in over a dozen Planter burying grounds from Upper Stewiacke to Economy.
There is good news for property owners of heritage buildings in Truro. A new Built Heritage Grant Program is being launched this spring by the Colchester Historical Society.