Be Kind for Canada Day

Posted on June 30, 2021

By Angela Bobier, Cultural Manager For days now I’ve been wondering what to post on this blog and all museum social media for Canada Day 2021. We are mourning the […]

Podcast Episode 3

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LISTEN TO THE PODCAST HERE SHOW NOTES The Backus Page House Museum and Tyrconnell Heritage Society acknowledges the land we are on today as the traditional territory of First Nations […]

Transcription Tuesday V: Still to be neat

Posted on June 29, 2021

Ariana Malthaner Almost immediately following a stanza from Lord Byron, Isabella has written a single stanza attributed to Ben Jonson. Although hardly as well-known, Jonson was a contemporary of Shakespeare […]

Podcast Episode 2

Posted on June 23, 2021

Listen Here start at Episode 1 or skip to Episode 2 Today I’ll be chatting about the Founder of the Talbot Settlement Colonel Thomas Talbot.  Thomas was responsible for placing […]

Podcast Episode 1

Posted on June 16, 2021

Listen Here https://anchor.fm/lifeinthetalbotsettlement/episodes/What-and-Where-is-the-Talbot-Settlement–Episode-1-e12tgfs What is the Talbot Settlement? Podcast Episode #1 of Life in the Talbot Settlement Show Transcript Welcome to our first episode of Life in the Talbot Settlement.  […]

Transcription Tuesdays III: Don Juan Canto I

Posted on June 15, 2021

Ariana Malthaner Isabella Woods had a particular fondness for Lord Byron, based on the number of sections of his poems in her beautiful handwriting. The first of the her personal […]

Transcription Tuesdays II: Love Thee

Posted on June 8, 2021

Ariana Malthaner Isabella Woods’ autograph book is a delight to browse through. Not only does it contain treasured poems and songs collected by the owner, but it also contains a […]