“It’s billed as ‘Stanfield’s: Knit into the Fabric of Colchester’ and it features photos, newspaper articles and historic accounts of Stanfield’s Limited, the well-known company with roots in Truro extending to the 1850s.”
Join us January 28th for a public talk and hands-on workshop with costume and textile specialist Bonnie Elliott. This program will offer a look at clothing worn in Cobequid during the period 1761 – 1780 and practical assistance on recreating Planter clothing.
A two-day conference in June, a historic re-enactment in July and a full year of dress up are in store for many Colchester County residents as they celebrate the Year of the Planters in Cobequid (1761-2011).
Join us on November 25th for a public talk by Martin Jones on the origins of Hockey in Canada.
“The Colchester Historical Society Museum and Archives has put together an exhibit from holidays gone by, when baby dolls were bought for pennies and one-horse open sleighs dashed across the countryside filled with laughing children and the sound of bells echoed in the brisk winter air.”