Did you know that two made for cinema movies were filmed in the Cloyne area in 1976 and 1981? The movies ‘Surfacing’ and ‘The Far Shore’ were filmed with US and Canadian actors in Bon Echo and Skootamatta Lake. Why did the directors choose our area? What was the budget of the films? How did the actual filming affect individual property owners?
Be sure to join us at the Cloyne Pioneer Museum Saturday, June 24th, 2023 for the seasonal Grand Opening! Festivites start at 11 am.
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.
Looking for a great summer job? The Cloyne and District HIstorical Society is seeking two more summer students for the 2023 season. The Cloyne Pioneer Museum and Archives will be the work location.
Gail Holtzhauer tells some of the history of her family and Snider’s Tent and Trailer Park in Matawatchan, Ontario.