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Podcast Episode 30 – Health & Medicine

Posted on April 20, 2022

In the life of an early settler, any illness, no matter the severity, could quickly become deadly. To combat this, settlers turned to their own remedies for a cure. Let’s […]

Podcast Episode 29-Titles & Class

Posted on April 13, 2022

Honorifics: [pre]fixed in hierarchy  Throughout our podcasts you’ve probably heard numerous social honorifics in the form of titles and prefixes thrown around. Sir This, Mr. That, Colonel Talbot even, but […]

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 […]

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.      […]