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So much more to do...

Here are some more events, which I have recently added to the list of upcoming events

Soapbox race, Saint-Chinian – 4 June 2016

This event promises to be great fun, if  563 more words

Travel

Spotlight on Summer: The Vacuum Bottle

by Jennifer Scerra

What could make for a more perfect lazy summer day than time spent at a picnic?

Picnicking in Southern California has long been popular, but as technology and society change, so do even the most simple of pleasures. 656 more words

Collections

The End of July, 1935

Summer.  Still summer.  She goes to Hampden Ponds, she goes swimming, she goes to the library, and helps around the house with chores like ironing.  Her cousin Edna is staying with them while she begins a new job locally and settles in.  227 more words

Caretaking

Mericles and Mericles!

For those of you who follow this blog on a regular basis, you are aware that our museum is in the midst of erecting a period log cabin within the walls of our museum.   207 more words

Upfield Preparatory School for Boys, Stroud

UPFIELD PREPARATORY SCHOOL FOR BOYS, Stratford Lodge, Stroud

by Richard Barton 

Stratford Lodge was built in the early 19th century. It was the last home of Walter Stanton M.P… 1,986 more words

Local History

Speech by Bernice Rutski on the History of the Edgewood Schools

The First Schools in and around Edgewood BC and the Grand Opening of the New Edgewood School in 1983 1,644 more words

Writing

Local History and Geneology Fit into the Big Picture of National History

In April, St. Thomas Public Library was contacted by a Forensic Genealogy Coordinator working for the Canadian National Defense.  They were seeking to identify a recovered WWII soldier who they believed to be Pte. 241 more words

At The Library