As we approach the hundredth anniversary of the disaster, it is high time to examine some of the fictional versions of what happened and change the narrative to celebrate truth. For example, Boston did not save Halifax on December 6, 1917…. Truro did! And New Glasgow and Kentville and many courageous railwaymen, firemen, sailors, local … Continue reading Thursday, November 24 at 7:30pm Myths and Realities of the Halifax Explosion
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.
The Historeum’s Bargain Basement Bookmart is back! Saturdays, 10:00am-1:00pm. Check out the bookmart’s makeover and many new arrivals of previously loved books. Proceeds in support of the Colchester Historical Society.
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