Historical Society Offers Free Heritage Walking Tour August 25

Historical Society Offers Free Heritage Walking Tour August 25
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The Millbrook and Cavan Historical Society will be at the August Millbrook Farmers’ Market on Sunday, August 25 with some of the “tools of our trade” so that the public, and especially our newer residents, can get a sense of what the Historical Society does in our community. Following August’s… Continue reading

Local Name Indexing Project Completed and Accessible

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The Millbrook and Cavan Historical Society held its Annual General Meeting on May 23 in the Fireside Lounge at Centennial Place in Millbrook, celebrating the end of a successful year of programming and some significant milestones. Board member and treasurer Kim McLeod has been heading up the Historical Society’s Indexing… Continue reading

The Impact of Climate Change on Which Birds We See

The Impact of Climate Change on Which Birds We See
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The Royal Ontario Museum’s Dr. Mark Peck will talk about how climate change is affecting which birds we see – and which ones we don’t see anymore – at the Historical Society’s Annual General Meeting on Thursday, May 23.  All are welcome at this gathering in the Fireside Lounge at… Continue reading

Remembering the ’70s and ’80s

Remembering the ’70s and ’80s
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Diann Corfe, president of Branch 402, Royal Canadian Legion, kicked off the Historical Society’s March event held Friday, March 22 in the Legion Hall, with some colourful and entertaining memories of Frontier Days, a special event held in the early part of the 1970s in downtown Millbrook.  Dr. Van Loon… Continue reading

Remembering the ’70’s and ’80’s

Remembering the ’70’s and ’80’s
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Just a few decades ago, but so many changes!  Locally the 1970’s and 1980’s looked and felt a lot different from now.   Don’t let those memories slip away! There’s no better time than now, on a cold winter’s night, to gather round and share a few stories, laugh at the… Continue reading

Starting with Food – Everyone has a story to tell

Starting with Food – Everyone has a story to tell
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Food.  Glorious Food!  That’s the theme for the annual afternoon get-together at the Millbrook Manor this January, hosted jointly by the Manor and the Historical Society.  The focus, as always, is on stories – memories and anecdotes shared over coffee, tea and goodies in the Manor Common Room.  The stories… Continue reading

Two Events Mark Armistice Centenary

Two Events Mark Armistice Centenary
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Remembrance Day is a time when those who have served and are serving in the Armed Forces are honoured and remembered. To mark the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Armistice that ended hostilities between the Allies and Germany in 1918, the Millbrook & Cavan Historical Society is holding… Continue reading