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”
Join us on a field trip! We’re heading to The Bass River Museum, Veterans Memorial Park, and the Age of Sail Museum. Meet on Monday, June 13 at 9am at the Historeum. Lunch will be enjoyed at the newly expanded Age of Sail Museum. Please call (902) 895-6284 for more information or to reserve your … Continue reading Field Trip! Meet Monday, June 13, 9:00am at the Historeum
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.
Author Gary Saunders, My Life with Trees: A Sylvan Journey— a talk with readings and discussion. Gary’s newest book is an unconventional memoir, part reference book and part personal history. The book will expand one’s understanding of forest ecology.