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Colchester Historeum

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29 Young Street
Truro, NS B2N 3W3 Canada

November 2017

Heat the Historeum

November 28, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Colchester Historeum, 29 Young Street
Truro, NS B2N 3W3 Canada
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The Colchester Historeum is one of the few community museums and archives in Nova Scotia that are open to the public year-round. We are proud to provide services to our community but heating our beautiful heritage building is costly with average annual energy costs of over $17,000. We are asking for the public’s support to help us cover these costs. Join us on GivingTuesday, for our Heat the Historeum event! A fun-filled day with entertainment, refreshments, and special guests. With…

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March 2018

March Break at the Historeum

March 12, 2018 - March 16, 2018
Colchester Historeum, 29 Young Street
Truro, NS B2N 3W3 Canada
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March Break at the Historeum is back! Reduced Admission, only $1 per person. All week long: Dress up station Crafts & colouring Family tree activity I-spy Monday: Dale Swan will provided guided tours of the Travelling Circuses exhibit with many stories and detailed information about Anna Swan and her life. Thursday: Knit in from 1pm-4pm. A time to share skills, conversation and more. Stop by to learn to knit!

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Gems of Remembrance

March 22, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Colchester Historeum, 29 Young Street
Truro, NS B2N 3W3 Canada
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The Little White Schoolhouse Presents Gems of Remembrance, the Normal Autograph books of E. Downie, R. Woodland, M. Hines and A. Black.

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May 2018

Dawson Lecture 2018

May 3, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Colchester Historeum, 29 Young Street
Truro, NS B2N 3W3 Canada
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Until they were replaced by school and university year books, autograph books were a popular device for the storage of memories. Dr. Grant's paper is based on an examination of the autograph books of four students who attended the Normal School/College in the fifty years between 1878 and 1929. The paper considers the autograph book entries within the social mores of their time and how they reflect changing public attitudes during a period of political and social upheaval.   Hosted…

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June 2018

Fairy Dells & Rustic Bowers Book Launch

June 7, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Colchester Historeum, 29 Young Street
Truro, NS B2N 3W3 Canada
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July 2018

Canada Historic Places Day

July 7, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Colchester Historeum, 29 Young Street
Truro, NS B2N 3W3 Canada
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April 2019

Rocks & Crystals of Nova Scotia

April 25, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Colchester Historeum, 29 Young Street
Truro, NS B2N 3W3 Canada
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Our next talk is by our very own Archivist, Ashley Sutherland! Ashley will discuss the variety of minerals that can be found throughout the province, particularly along the Bay of Fundy, and offer tips for rockhounding in Nova Scotia.Examples will be on display for attendees to study and she welcomes visitors to bring minerals found in Nova Scotia that they would like help identifying.

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May 2019

Celebrating Portia White

May 11, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Colchester Historeum, 29 Young Street
Truro, NS B2N 3W3 Canada
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A new exhibit in collaboration with Portia's niece, Sheila White of Toronto, the exhibit will feature a collection of photographs, portraits, vintage recordings and treasured personal items. Everyone is welcome to an opening reception. Official opening: May 11th at 2pm-4pm Exhibit runs from April 11th-October 11th.

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Colchester Historeum’s Annual General Meeting

May 23, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Colchester Historeum, 29 Young Street
Truro, NS B2N 3W3 Canada
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Annual General Meeting Please join us to hear our annual report and the changes proposed by the board and staff. Refreshments will be provided.

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June 2019

Toddler Tuesday

June 4, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until August 27, 2019

Colchester Historeum, 29 Young Street
Truro, NS B2N 3W3 Canada
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The Historeum is hosting Toddler Tuesdays! Every Tuesday this summer, the Historeum is welcoming all young families to visit the Historeum from 10am-noon for a morning of fun and learning! Admission is by donation. For more information or any questions, please contact us at 902-895-6284 or email us at contact@colchesterhistoreum.ca

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Mocktail Mingle

June 5, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Colchester Historeum, 29 Young Street
Truro, NS B2N 3W3 Canada
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The Colchester Historical Society is proud to present Mocktail Mingle, a free networking opportunity for businesses and professionals in Colchester County. Please join us on Wednesday, June 5th from 6.30pm-8.30pm to get to know and learn more about what's happening in the county this season. The evening will include a brief presentation outlining upcoming programming and events at the Historeum. We encourage you to share this event with your colleagues, friends, partners, family and neighbors! To RSVP, please click on…

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Toddler Tuesday

June 11, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until August 27, 2019

Colchester Historeum, 29 Young Street
Truro, NS B2N 3W3 Canada
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The Historeum is hosting Toddler Tuesdays! Every Tuesday this summer, the Historeum is welcoming all young families to visit the Historeum from 10am-noon for a morning of fun and learning! Admission is by donation. For more information or any questions, please contact us at 902-895-6284 or email us at contact@colchesterhistoreum.ca

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Toddler Tuesday

June 18, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until August 27, 2019

Colchester Historeum, 29 Young Street
Truro, NS B2N 3W3 Canada
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The Historeum is hosting Toddler Tuesdays! Every Tuesday this summer, the Historeum is welcoming all young families to visit the Historeum from 10am-noon for a morning of fun and learning! Admission is by donation. For more information or any questions, please contact us at 902-895-6284 or email us at contact@colchesterhistoreum.ca

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Tea in the Garden

June 19, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on July 17, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 14, 2019 at 1:30 pm

Colchester Historeum, 29 Young Street
Truro, NS B2N 3W3 Canada
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Tea in the Garden June 19th, July 17th, August 14th, 1.30pm-3pm All are welcome for tea in the garden this summer season. $10.00 per person. Colchester Historeum, 29 Young Street, Truro, NS

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Toddler Tuesday

June 25, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until August 27, 2019

Colchester Historeum, 29 Young Street
Truro, NS B2N 3W3 Canada
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The Historeum is hosting Toddler Tuesdays! Every Tuesday this summer, the Historeum is welcoming all young families to visit the Historeum from 10am-noon for a morning of fun and learning! Admission is by donation. For more information or any questions, please contact us at 902-895-6284 or email us at contact@colchesterhistoreum.ca

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July 2019

Toddler Tuesday

July 2, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until August 27, 2019

Colchester Historeum, 29 Young Street
Truro, NS B2N 3W3 Canada
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The Historeum is hosting Toddler Tuesdays! Every Tuesday this summer, the Historeum is welcoming all young families to visit the Historeum from 10am-noon for a morning of fun and learning! Admission is by donation. For more information or any questions, please contact us at 902-895-6284 or email us at contact@colchesterhistoreum.ca

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Toddler Tuesday

July 9, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until August 27, 2019

Colchester Historeum, 29 Young Street
Truro, NS B2N 3W3 Canada
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The Historeum is hosting Toddler Tuesdays! Every Tuesday this summer, the Historeum is welcoming all young families to visit the Historeum from 10am-noon for a morning of fun and learning! Admission is by donation. For more information or any questions, please contact us at 902-895-6284 or email us at contact@colchesterhistoreum.ca

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Toddler Tuesday

July 16, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until August 27, 2019

Colchester Historeum, 29 Young Street
Truro, NS B2N 3W3 Canada
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The Historeum is hosting Toddler Tuesdays! Every Tuesday this summer, the Historeum is welcoming all young families to visit the Historeum from 10am-noon for a morning of fun and learning! Admission is by donation. For more information or any questions, please contact us at 902-895-6284 or email us at contact@colchesterhistoreum.ca

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Tea in the Garden

July 17, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on July 17, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 14, 2019 at 1:30 pm

Colchester Historeum, 29 Young Street
Truro, NS B2N 3W3 Canada
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Tea in the Garden June 19th, July 17th, August 14th, 1.30pm-3pm All are welcome for tea in the garden this summer season. $10.00 per person. Colchester Historeum, 29 Young Street, Truro, NS

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Toddler Tuesday

July 23, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until August 27, 2019

Colchester Historeum, 29 Young Street
Truro, NS B2N 3W3 Canada
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The Historeum is hosting Toddler Tuesdays! Every Tuesday this summer, the Historeum is welcoming all young families to visit the Historeum from 10am-noon for a morning of fun and learning! Admission is by donation. For more information or any questions, please contact us at 902-895-6284 or email us at contact@colchesterhistoreum.ca

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Toddler Tuesday

July 30, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until August 27, 2019

Colchester Historeum, 29 Young Street
Truro, NS B2N 3W3 Canada
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The Historeum is hosting Toddler Tuesdays! Every Tuesday this summer, the Historeum is welcoming all young families to visit the Historeum from 10am-noon for a morning of fun and learning! Admission is by donation. For more information or any questions, please contact us at 902-895-6284 or email us at contact@colchesterhistoreum.ca

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August 2019

Toddler Tuesday

August 6, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until August 27, 2019

Colchester Historeum, 29 Young Street
Truro, NS B2N 3W3 Canada
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The Historeum is hosting Toddler Tuesdays! Every Tuesday this summer, the Historeum is welcoming all young families to visit the Historeum from 10am-noon for a morning of fun and learning! Admission is by donation. For more information or any questions, please contact us at 902-895-6284 or email us at contact@colchesterhistoreum.ca

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Toddler Tuesday

August 13, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until August 27, 2019

Colchester Historeum, 29 Young Street
Truro, NS B2N 3W3 Canada
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The Historeum is hosting Toddler Tuesdays! Every Tuesday this summer, the Historeum is welcoming all young families to visit the Historeum from 10am-noon for a morning of fun and learning! Admission is by donation. For more information or any questions, please contact us at 902-895-6284 or email us at contact@colchesterhistoreum.ca

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Tea in the Garden

August 14, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on July 17, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 14, 2019 at 1:30 pm

Colchester Historeum, 29 Young Street
Truro, NS B2N 3W3 Canada
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Tea in the Garden June 19th, July 17th, August 14th, 1.30pm-3pm All are welcome for tea in the garden this summer season. $10.00 per person. Colchester Historeum, 29 Young Street, Truro, NS

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Toddler Tuesday

August 20, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until August 27, 2019

Colchester Historeum, 29 Young Street
Truro, NS B2N 3W3 Canada
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The Historeum is hosting Toddler Tuesdays! Every Tuesday this summer, the Historeum is welcoming all young families to visit the Historeum from 10am-noon for a morning of fun and learning! Admission is by donation. For more information or any questions, please contact us at 902-895-6284 or email us at contact@colchesterhistoreum.ca

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Eat Dessert First: Women’s Networking Event

August 22, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Colchester Historeum, 29 Young Street
Truro, NS B2N 3W3 Canada
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The Colchester Historeum is proud to co-host with All for Knot Rope Weaving ‘Eat Dessert First: A Women’s Social Networking Event.’ Please join us on Thursday, August 22nd from 5.00pm-6.30pm at the Colchester Historeum, 29 Young Street, Truro, NS, to hear about what is happening in your community, ways to support one another, and how you can get involved. This event is free! For more information or any questions, please contact us at 902-895-6284 or email us at contact@colchesterhistoreum.ca

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Toddler Tuesday

August 27, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until August 27, 2019

Colchester Historeum, 29 Young Street
Truro, NS B2N 3W3 Canada
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The Historeum is hosting Toddler Tuesdays! Every Tuesday this summer, the Historeum is welcoming all young families to visit the Historeum from 10am-noon for a morning of fun and learning! Admission is by donation. For more information or any questions, please contact us at 902-895-6284 or email us at contact@colchesterhistoreum.ca

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September 2020

Truro & Colchester Chamber of Commerce 130th Anniversary

September 11 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Colchester Historeum, 29 Young Street
Truro, NS B2N 3W3 Canada
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Come out to the Colchester Historeum (29 Young Street, Truro) on September 11th between 11am and 1pm to help us celebrate our 130th anniversary. While this year has certainly been different in many ways, it is also our 130th anniversary. We may not be able to celebrate fully in the way we would have planned, but we still want to celebrate with our members in a safe and fun way. We are offering free refreshments and the opportunity to have…

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