Enjoy homemade biscuits, jam, sweets, tea and coffee. $6.00 per person, reservations are appreciated, but not required. The Colchester Historeum is a building with friendly accommodations, including a ramp and appropriate washroom facilities. If anyone does not feel comfortable with the garden setting, we are happy to provide an accessible indoor option. Come rain or … Continue reading Join us for Tea in the Garden, every Wednesday, July 20th – August 24th, 1pm-3pm
Join Stephen Maher, Truro native and Ottawa-based journalist when he reads from his newest novel , Salvage. This fast-paced, gritty thriller is set along Nova Scotia’s South Shore and deals with drug smuggling, murder and intrigue.
On June 30, 2016, three members of the former IODE Colchester Chapter presented their standards to the CHS for on going use at special events and in exhibits. This chapter actively served the IODE role in Colchester for seventy-five years from 1940 until 2015. The three representatives making the presentation were left to right: June … Continue reading Flag Presentation to the Colchester Historical Society – Just in time for Canada Day Open House
Join Cumberland-Colchester MP Bill Casey for a presentation on the Acadians of Beaubassin and the British march through Cumberland and Colchester to Tatamagouche and back to Old Barns in 1755. Bill will present the story of the area in the 18th century as well as the efforts to preserve and explore the archaeology of the … Continue reading Wednesday, July 27 at 7:00 pm, MP Bill Casey presents “The Exile Begins: The Story of the Acadians of Beaubassin”
Roger Marsters, Curator of Marine History at the Nova Scotia Museum, will speak on Maritime Cultural Landscape of the Upper Bay of Fundy Region. Roger will give a presentation on the various rich cultures that have adapted to the unique geography of the coast of the Minas Basin.