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  • Cloyne & District Historical Society (CDHS)

    Our significant program is for those who are interested in the history of the area, those who are curious about local genealogy, those wanting to volunteer in a meaningful way, and newcomers wanting to join the community by meeting new friends. We meet on the third Monday of the month, usually in the Barrie Hall on the east side of Highway 41, next to the Museum. Join us.


  • Monday October 21st, 2019 is Federal Election Day and the Barrie Hall is being used for that purpose.  We are moving our meeting to Hunter's Creek Golf Course on Highway #506   The ever popular "Bring a Thng, and Tell a Tale" is back.  In the past, we have been able to story-tell about our family relics, unidentifiable objects, and the pictures and books that are important to us.     

  • Saturday November 2, 2019   The Tweed & Area Historical Society is presenting Genealogy 101 in the Lions Hall at 65 Victoria St N. in Tweed.  from 8.30AM to 4.30PM.  The workshops include 1) coming to a new land  2) Irish East Hungerford 3) British Home Children  4) Identifying and Dating Photos...(bring your questionable photos with you)  If you buy your ticket before Oct 16 , it is $20.00.  The cost at the door is $25.00. Genealogist Joan Van Meer shall be at our October meeting to tell us more.

    Members are also invited to join The Hastings County Historical Society at their annual banquet, at the Ramada Inn in Belleville.  Socializing starts at 6PM, and by 7PM we shall sit down to your choice of Angus Beef Striploin or Atlantic Salmon.  Guest Speaker, Robert Lewis, author of Power, Prime Ministers and the Press, shall reflect on his experiences as a parliamentary reporter.  Tickets are $65.00 and should be ordered from Richard Hughes (613) 961-7772.   Make sure to tell him your menu choice and that you are with the Cloyne & District Historical Society, so that we can sit together.  

  • November 18, 2019 In the First World War, there were recruiting stations in Flinton, Tamworth and Verona.  These young men from Frontenac and Lennox and Addington formed the 146th Battalion and after training in Barriefield and Valcartier were shipped to Europe. Monday November  18 we shall meet at noon at the Barrie Hall and car pool to the South Frontenac Museum in Hartington to see and hear Doug Ludgrove's story of the 146th Batallion, the boys who came from this area to fight in WW1.  You shall be home before dark. We shall iron out all the details at our October meeting. 


      

 

 


 


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