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Soldier, Settler and Sinner in Point Anne

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Historian and Author Jane Simpson will speak on her upcoming book Soldier, Settler, Sinner - The Remarkable Journey of  Charles MacDonald.  The first MacDonald settler in Point Anne, Captain Charles brought with him an intriguing personal background. Follow his adventures through England and the Napoleonic Wars, to the Caribbean and ultimately to his settling in Point Anne.   

Tuesday, January 17, 2017, at Maranatha, 100 College Street West. 7:30 pm. Everyone welcome.

LOOKING AHEAD: For a list of presentations in 2017 CLICK HERE


NEW COMMUNITY ARCHIVES OPEN FOR RESEARCH!

THE NEW COMMUNITY ARCHIVES OF BELLEVILLE AND HASTINGS COUNTY opened with fanfare and ribbon cutting on April 7. Located in downtown Belleville at 254 Pinnacle Street (the library building), the state-of-the-art research and archival storage facility adds another positive cultural activity in the heart of the capital of Hastings! The public area has been named the Gerry Boyce Reading Room, in honour of Gerry Boyce, author, historian and repository of many of Belleville's best-kept historical sagasl. SEE PHOTOS OF: OPENING OF COMMUNITY ARCHIVES


Read the Archives Own Newsletter HERE


Information last updated:

Friday, December 9, 2016

Hastings County Historical Society

Belleville, Ontario, Canada

Serving the townships, municipalities, and villages of Bancroft, Bangor, Belleville, Carlow, Cashel, Deseronto, Dungannon, Elzevir, Faraday, Frankford, Grimsthorpe, Herschel, Hungerford, Huntingdon, Lake, Limerick, Madoc, Marmora, Mayo, McClure, Monteagle, Murray, Quinte West, Rawdon, Sidney, Stirling, Thurlow, Trenton, Tudor, Tweed, Tyendinaga, Wicklow, and Wollaston, Ontario.


 

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