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Weekend Highlights October 30&31

Posted on October 28, 2021

Welcome back to Weekend Highlights! This weekend being Halloween, there are so many spooky, fun activities going on in the area! Whether its going to a fun fall event or […]

Heritage Farm Show Thank You

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On behalf of everyone at Tyrconnell Heritage Society and Backus-Page House Museum we thank everyone who visited, participated in, and helped organize the 2021 annual Heritage Farm Show. Government of […]

Podcast Episode 13: The Railroad Era

Posted on October 27, 2021

 The Canadian Southern Railway Company was the first to put a track through Southern Ontario, from Windsor to Fort Erie, in 1872. They sold to New York City Railway in […]

Weekend Highlights October 23 & 24

Posted on October 21, 2021

Welcome back to Backus-Page House’s Weekend Highlights! Boy is there a lot in store for this weekend… October 23rd, 2021 check out Slapstick Saturday Comedy Night at Railway City Brewing […]

Podcast The Importance of Mills Episode 11

Posted on October 20, 2021

“From many miles in the north a man carried a bushel of corn to the mill in the south, but to his great disappointment he found that the mill had […]

Podcast Episode 12: Basic Settler Tools

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Potentially the most vital and multi use tool a settler would need was an axe. It had extensive everyday uses, ceremonial purposes and could be used as a weapon when needed. The […]

Weekend Highlights October 16 & 17

Posted on October 14, 2021

Welcome back! The weekends have been pretty slow the last couple months as the weather has started to change and school has been back in session. But don’t worry, this […]

Transcription Tuesday XX: True friendship

Posted on October 12, 2021

Ariana Malthaner One of the most challenging aspects of transcription is a hand that is mostly readable, but with a few key words indistinguishable. There is hardly anything more frustrating […]