This is the best place to view our latest news and events. In addition, we will create posts on interesting bits of local history.
Spicer Farm, Rock of Ages and Family History by Marlean McLean
Marlean and Wayne McLean spoke at the May 15th, 2023 general meeting of the Cloyne and District Historical Society. In the presentation many photos of the Spicer Farm and family history were shown as well as the restoration of the Spicer Farm by the McLeans.
Land O’ Lake Speakers’ Forum #3 – Search & Rescue, International Cargo
The Land O’ Lakes Speakers’ Forum will hold their third session on June 14th, 2023 at the Lions Hall in Northbrook. Guest speakers will be LCol Dana Sliwinski and LCol Jean-Paul Landry. Please register for free to join us.
Marlean and Wayne McLean To Speak On ‘The Spicer Farm’
Marlean and father-in-law, Wayne McLean will speak on the history of the Spicer Farm at the next General Meeting of the CDHS. The meeting will be held as usual, at the Barrie Community Hall, May15th at 1 pm. Everyone is welcome!
The History of the Lions Club of Land O’ Lakes
The Lions Club of Land O’ Lakes has created a booklet outlining their history. It was presented at the dedication of the Friendship Arch on April 12, 2023.
April 17, 2023 General Meeting: “Bring-a-Thing, Tell-a-Tale”!
Back by popular demand, our next General Meeting on April 17th, 1 pm at the Barrie Community Hall will focus on ‘Bring-a-Thing, Tell-a-Tale”.
The Connection Between Lennox and Addington and The Crown
The military’s record in our region helps us understand our connection with the 48th Highlanders of Canada and The Crown. When we examine Canada’s existence and development within the British Commonwealth, a lot is revealed.
Land O’ Lakes Speakers’ Forum
The Land O’ Lakes Speakers’ Forum is a new cultural event to bring together residents and tourists to listen to expert keynote speakers,
Memories of Camp Mazinaw – An Interview with Jim Smart
Camp Mazinaw was a boys camp on Mazinaw Lake. Jim Smart – a camper and, later a Councillor, talks about the impact of the Camp on the lives of boys.
1994 Bon Echo Provincial Park Visitor Guide
Check out the Visitor Guide from Bon Echo Provincial Park in 1994. Downloaded from the Internet Archives, this document was digitized and saved by The University of Toronto Library.
CDHS Invites You To Join Us!
Membership allows you to take full advantage of what the Society and Museum have to offer. Members are eligible to vote at all general meetings including the AGM and to run for a position on the Board of Directors. The annual fee is only $10.00 per person. Sign up today to learn and share our history!
CDHS Invites You To Become A Member!
Membership allows you to take full advantage of what the Society and Museum have to offer. Members are eligible to vote at the AGM and to run for a position on the Board of Directors. The annual fee is only $10.00 per person. Sign up today and join us!.