Podcast Episode 12: Basic Settler Tools

Posted on October 20, 2021

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-September 25 & 26

Posted on September 23, 2021

Welcome back to Weekend Highlights! Hoping everyone’s week has gone great so far. Only two more days to go till the weekend! This upcoming weekend a very exciting event is […]

Weekend Highlights September 18-19

Posted on September 18, 2021

If you’re looking for a layed back weekend what better thing to do then grab the family and go for a driving tour of Aldborough and Dunwich Township? On this […]

Tip Tuesday

Posted on August 31, 2021

Does anyone else love candles? They smell so good and are beautiful to add to any room. Before you could go out and buy candles people would make them at […]

Podcast War of 1812 Part Two

Posted on August 18, 2021

Today our focus will be the key players in the War of 1812 from the Talbot Settlement.  Thomas Talbot  August 16 –On this date, American militia and some of their native […]

War of 1812 Podcast Episode 9

Posted on August 11, 2021

Listen at: https://anchor.fm/dashboard Today, our focus will be the War of 1812 and its impact on the Talbot Settlement. In addition to surviving in a new world, the early settlers […]

Artifact of the Week – Seed Planter

Posted on August 6, 2021

This is a seed planter commonly known by farmers as ‘bill picks’ or ‘corn jabbers’. In the mid 1800s and early 1900s, these hand held planters were very popular. There […]

Podcast Episode 8

Posted on August 4, 2021

Listen at https://anchor.fm/dashboard/episode/e15de9b Watch at https://youtu.be/a1au7NRPcWQ Show notes We’ve been receiving lots of questions from the last 7 episodes through email and social media so today we will be answering […]

Artifact of the Week – Grinder

Posted on July 30, 2021

This hand-cranked grinder used to reside at a forge owned and operated by Ben Cowell. A hand operated crank is attached to the side with a sleek wooden handle. When […]