Podcast The Importance of Mills Episode 11

Posted on October 20, 2021

“From many miles in the north a man carried a bushel of corn to the mill in the south, but to his great disappointment he found that the mill had […]

Podcast Episode 12: Basic Settler Tools

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Podcast Episode 7

Posted on July 28, 2021

Listen to the podcast https://anchor.fm/lifeinthetalbotsettlement Watch on our youtube channel https://youtu.be/b0rsFMnui3c Show notes Have you ever wondered who owned the Backus-Page House Museum before it became a museum? Or how […]

Podcast Episode 6

Posted on July 21, 2021

LISTEN TO THE PODCAST HERE SHOW NOTES In today’s episode, we dive into the lives of the early Scottish Settlers in Aldborough township. Scottish immigrants made up a significant portion […]

Podcast Episode 5

Posted on July 14, 2021

LISTEN TO THE PODCAST HERE SHOW NOTES Who were the first European families in Dunwich Township?  How did they get here and why did they choose to live in the […]

Podcast Episode 4

Posted on July 7, 2021

LISTEN TO THE PODCAST HERE SHOW NOTES: From The Pioneer Farmer and Backwoodsman Volume 2 by Edwin C. Guillet “We have no landlord to come at Michaelmas to say ‘I […]