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
Lunenburg native David Mossman is a retired geologist, author and professor emeritus at Mt. Allison University. Prohibition in the USA lasted from 1921-33 but rum-running lasted until 1938. Come to hear details on this very profitable and exciting period for many living along the coasts of Atlantic Canada, including members of Mossman’s family. Everyone welcome. Non-members … Continue reading Thursday, September 22 at 7:30pm Oceans of Rum presented by David Mossman
Join Mayor Bob Taylor as he recalls the many challenges of hauling milk, in milk cans, to dairy plants from 1930 – 70. His recent book provides stories and facts about trucking and the local dairy.
Nick & Evan Densmore of Cameron’s Shipyard will give an illustrated presentation on the Katie Belle. The two cousins spent years working on their 24 metre schooner, continuing the proud tradition of shipbuilding in this area. Everyone welcome. Non-members $5.
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