Artifact of the Week – Grinder

Posted on July 30, 2021

This hand-cranked grinder used to reside at a forge owned and operated by Ben Cowell. A hand operated crank is attached to the side with a sleek wooden handle. When […]

Weekend Highlights July 31-August 1

Posted on July 29, 2021

Welcome back to your weekend highlights! With the cancelling of both Wallacetown and Rodney fairs the past couple years, we’ve all been needing some fair time. This weekend, I’ve got […]

Podcast Episode 7

Posted on July 28, 2021

Listen to the podcast https://anchor.fm/lifeinthetalbotsettlement Watch on our youtube channel https://youtu.be/b0rsFMnui3c Show notes Have you ever wondered who owned the Backus-Page House Museum before it became a museum? Or how […]

Transcription Tuesday IX: If I Should Die Tonight

Posted on July 27, 2021

Ariana Malthaner Unlike Isabella herself, who always attributes authorship to the poems she collects, this particular poem has gone unattributed by the author. This poem is written by an E.M.M […]

Mondays at the Manor

Posted on July 26, 2021

Welcome back! While we have not published our weekly blog, the staff and volunteers have been busy. We are now open for visitors, and work is continuing on our new […]

Artifact of the Week – Honey Pail

Posted on July 23, 2021

The Man Behind the Honey This early-mid 20th century pail is from the apiary of V.S.Tripp in Dutton, ONT. Owned by apiarist Victorr Stanley Tripp, more commonly known as Stan, […]

Weekend Highlights for July 24-25

Posted on July 22, 2021

Welcome back to your weekend highlights! With the province finally starting to reopen everything, weekend events are slowly being planned and executed. This weekend brings about an extremely important event, […]

Podcast Episode 6

Posted on July 21, 2021

LISTEN TO THE PODCAST HERE SHOW NOTES In today’s episode, we dive into the lives of the early Scottish Settlers in Aldborough township. Scottish immigrants made up a significant portion […]