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Digging Up The Past - Archaeology Day 2016

This post was originally shared last year, but we thought it was worth sharing again for Archaeology Day 2016!

Archaeology is an important part of the interpretation at the Oshawa Museum.   425 more words


Speaker Tim Pyatt: Dean of Z. Smith Reynolds Library

Annual Meeting Scheduled for Sunday, October 16th

The Wake Forest College Birthplace Society will hold this year’s annual meeting from 3:00-5:00 pm on Sunday, October 16, 2016 at the Wake Forest Historical Museum. 198 more words

Wake Forest College Birthplace Society

Dr. D.S. Hoig

By Jennifer Weymark, Archivist; originally written for the Oshawa Express, 2011.

Oshawa’s longest serving medical doctor was born in Rochester, New York, to Scottish parents on October 28, 1853.  388 more words


How Did President Garfield Die? [Part 4]

Continuing our series on Garfield’s death – join us for the talk Thursday.

Thursday: (Harper’s Weekly)

On September 19, 1881, President Garfield died in a New Jersey seashore cottage. 113 more words

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How Did President Garfield Die? [part 3]

Continuing our series on Garfield’s death–join us for the talk Thursday, and read more at the Plain Dealer, cleveland.com!

Wednesday: (Harper’s Magazine, Volume 25, 628) 139 more words

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How Did Garfield Die? (part 2)

Continuing our series from Monday–come hear more at Thursday’s EVENT!

Tuesday: (Picture source: Kouwenhoven, John Atlee. Adventures of America, 1857-1900: A Pictorial Record from Harper’s Weekly. 128 more words

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How Did President Garfield Die??

Have you ever wondered? President Garfield felled–but not by a bullet!

On July 2, 1881, President James Garfield was shot by a disgruntle federal job seeker, Charles Guiteau. 345 more words

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