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 […]

Weekend Highlights

Posted on July 15, 2021

Welcome to your weekend highlights! My name is Caryssa Hayward, a summer employee here at the Backus-Page House. This week brings some exceptionally good news, as well as a highly […]

Podcast Episode 5

Posted on July 14, 2021

LISTEN TO THE PODCAST HERE SHOW NOTES Who were the first European families in Dunwich Township?  How did they get here and why did they choose to live in the […]

Podcast Episode 4

Posted on July 7, 2021

LISTEN TO THE PODCAST HERE SHOW NOTES: From The Pioneer Farmer and Backwoodsman Volume 2 by Edwin C. Guillet “We have no landlord to come at Michaelmas to say ‘I […]

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 […]

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.  […]