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Weekend Highlights February 12 & 13

Posted on February 10, 2022

Welcome back, it’s been a while! The last couple weeks we have been stuck inside due to restrictions, hence why the posts seized. We hope everyone has been staying happy […]

Podcast Episode 25- A Grave Situation Part 2

Posted on February 9, 2022

We’re back with part 2 in the 3 part series of A Grave Situation from our podcast Life in the Talbot Settlement! In October 2021, the Dutton Dunwich Municipal Heritage Committee hosted […]

Podcast Episode 24 – Red River Downfall

Posted on January 25, 2022

Today’s episode is about the Selkirk Settlers -A group of Scottish Highlanders who arrived at the fork of the Red and Assiniboine Rivers in Manitoba, led by Lord Selkirk and […]

Weekend Highlights – January 1 & 2

Posted on December 30, 2021

Welcome back! We hope everyone had a great Holiday! Due to the rising numbers in Covid-19 cases in the county not a whole lot of events are going on this […]

Podcast Episode 22 – 1861/1871 Agricultural Census

Posted on December 29, 2021

I thought it would be interesting to follow the Leslie Patterson family and the Andrew Backus family through the census records to watch a developing farm from the earliest records through to the 1871 census.      Information […]

Weekend Highlights – December 25 & 26

Posted on December 23, 2021

Weekend Highlights is back! Merry Christmas to everyone who celebrates! We hope everyone stays safe during the holidays and has a wonderful time with family. Remember to follow your local […]

Podcast Episode 21-Christmas in the 1850’s

Posted on December 22, 2021

In the 1850’s, the majority of people living in our area were of Irish, Scottish, English origins or had come here after living in the United States first.  Their Christmas traditions would […]

Weekend Highlights December 18 & 19

Posted on December 16, 2021

Welcome back! Are you ready for Christmas? Only 9 day away!!! For some this weekend might be full of last minute shopping, we’ve all been there before. But if you’ve […]