Mondays at the Museum – A look at Collections

Posted on February 8, 2021

How we process an artifact What happens to an artifact once it is received?  We take several steps to ensure that each item is recorded and identified. Currently, we have […]

Mondays at the Manor – A look at Collections

Posted on February 1, 2021

Behind the Scenes of Collection Management  Welcome back to Mondays at the Manor. Even though our Museum is closed to the public until we reopen in the spring, work goes […]

Happy New Year!

Posted on January 1, 2021

A very Happy New Year to everyone from the Board of Tyrconnell Heritage Society and staff of Backus-Page House Museum.

Merry Christmas to all!

Posted on December 24, 2020

On behalf of the Tyrconnell Heritage Society Board of Directors and staff of Backus-Page House Museum I wish you all a very Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! – Angela Bobier, […]

Historic First Nations Beading

Posted on December 13, 2020

By volunteer, Krissinda Boyce We are not a voice for the indigenous people.  We are basing our information on archaeological and written historic evidence.   First nations oral traditions may differ […]

New Website and New Blog

Posted on November 24, 2020

Many projects were still progressing during the 2020 pandemic shut down and restrictions including a brand new website with e-commerce capabilities and this new blog. Not to worry, our old […]

Brief History of Seed Pearls

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Written by volunteer, Krisinda Boyce From the last quarter of the 18th century up to the first quarter of the 19th century (Georgian Era) was a great demand for seed […]

Remembrance Day – John Harold Becker

Posted on November 11, 2020

Today, we at the Backus-Page House Museum would like to take some time to honor those who served in the line of duty in order to keep us safe. While […]