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Weekend Highlights- December 4 & 5

Posted on December 2, 2021

Welcome back to Weekend Highlights! With Christmas fast approaching, expect a lot of festive activities the next couple of weeks. Let’s jump straight into what this weekend has to offer! […]

Episode 18-Fleming Family

Posted on December 1, 2021

In 1796 James Fleming and his wife Barbara Windecker settled on Lot 6 1st Concession, broken front of what would become Aldborough Township, Elgin County.  Land on both sides of the Thames River were owned by Fleming descendants until 1871.   […]

Open in December and Decorated for Christmas

Posted on November 25, 2021

Backus-Page House Museum will be open select days in December from 11am – 4pm for A Very Victorian Christmas. Enjoy a Christmas themed tour of the House Museum and hear […]

Podcast Episode 17- Vanished Villages of Dunwich

Posted on November 24, 2021

Our first town, Burwell’s Corners, started with the family of the same name. Mahlon Burwell, first generation Canadian, became a surveyor in 1809 and was registrar of Middlesex by 1811. He lived […]

Weekend Highlights- November 20 & 21

Posted on November 18, 2021

Welcome back to another week of Weekend Highlights! With Christmas fast approaching we’ve got a bunch of festive holiday activities for you and your friends and family. Railway City Tourism […]

Weekend Highlights- November 13 & 14

Posted on November 11, 2021

Welcome back to this weeks Weekend Highlights! We hope everyone’s had a great week so far. Only three more day to go, you’re almost there! Let’s jump into some of […]

Podcast Episode 15 – Gardening in the Early Talbot Settlement

Posted on November 10, 2021

Inside this episode we will explore the gardens at Fairwood Farm in Wallacetown, dairy entries from Merinda Williams-Pearce, and Colonel Talbot the horticulturalist to give you an idea of early plants, trees, and vegetables of Dunwich and Aldborough townships.      […]

Weekend Highlights-November 6 & 7

Posted on November 4, 2021

Welcome back to another week of Weekend Highlights! Wow is time passing by fast. It’s November already, only 7 more weekends till Christmas! We hope everyone had a eventful and […]