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Mr. Carroll’s Concoctions: Early Settler Health & Medicine – Lisa Anderson

May 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Myrtleville House Museum, 34 Myrtleville Dr.
Brantford, Ontario N3V1C2 Canada

"Mr. Carroll's Concoctions: Early Settler Health & Medicine - Lisa Anderson, Coordinator of Community Health Promotion for Diabetes Canada & Past Education Officer at Myrtleville House Museum of Brantford.

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The Seeds of the Past: What We Can Learn From Ancient Seeds – Rudy Fecteau

April 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Myrtleville House Museum, 34 Myrtleville Dr.
Brantford, Ontario N3V1C2 Canada

"The Seeds of the Past: What We Can Learn From Ancient Seeds" - Rudy Fecteau, Archaeobotanist

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The Bold and the Beautiful: Brantford’s Architecture – Cindy MacDonald

February 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Myrtleville House Museum, 34 Myrtleville Dr.
Brantford, Ontario N3V1C2 Canada

"The Bold and the Beautiful: Brantford's Architecture from the 19th to the Mid-20th Century" - Cindy MacDonald, Past Chair of the City of Brantford Heritage Committee

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The Early Black History of Brantford – Sarah Clarke, Team Lead-Research

January 31 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Myrtleville House Museum, 34 Myrtleville Dr.
Brantford, Ontario N3V1C2 Canada

"The Early Black History of Brantford" - Sarah Clarke, Team Lead-Research, Archaeologist; Archaeological Research Associates (ARA)

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Women’s Suffrage: An Ontario Perspective – Tarah Brookfield, Professor

October 25, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Myrtleville House Museum, 34 Myrtleville Dr.
Brantford, Ontario N3V1C2 Canada

"Women's Suffrage: An Ontario Perspective" – Tarah Brookfield, Professor Wednesday, October 25, 2017; 7:00 PM – Myrtleville House Museum 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of women being granted voting rights in the Province of Ontario. Drawing upon examples from Brantford, Brant County, and Six Nations of the Grand River, Professor Tarah Brookfield (Wilfrid Laurier University)... Read more »

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1967: A Year of Memories – Bill Darfler

September 27, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Myrtleville House Museum, 34 Myrtleville Dr.
Brantford, Ontario N3V1C2 Canada

"1967: A Year of Memories" – Bill Darfler, Researcher Wednesday, September 27, 2017; 7:00 PM – Myrtleville House Museum In the January 1st, 2017 issue of the Globe and Mail, Doug Saunders wrote an important essay on the significance of Canada's Centennial year, 1967. In it, he called that year "the hinge upon which modern... Read more »

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Speaker Event – Zig Misiak: “Toni” Gretzky in WWI – with Special Guest: Walter Gretzky

April 5, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Brant Museum & Archives, 57 Charlotte St
Brantford, Ontario N3T2W6 Canada

This event is the re-scheduled date for February 22nd event that was cancelled due to a power outage.   Zig Misiak, a local historian and award winning author, will present his research of Toni Gretzky’s, the father of Walter and grandfather of Wayne, activities during World War I. Zig’s family lived less than one hundred... Read more »

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Harvest of Steel: The Battle of Vimy Ridge 1917-2017

April 25, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Brant Museum & Archives, 57 Charlotte St
Brantford, Ontario N3T2W6 Canada

Speaker: Dr. Peter Farrugia The visitor to the battlefields of the Great War in northern France and Belgium can still find, along tree-lined rural routes, occasional collections of un-exploded ordnance, remnants of the War that scarred the region a hundred years ago. In the same way, the Battle of Vimy Ridge, iconic for Canadian, yields... Read more »

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Speaker Event – Zig Misiak: “Toni” Gretzky in WWI

February 22, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Brant Museum & Archives, 57 Charlotte St
Brantford, Ontario N3T2W6 Canada

Zig Misiak, a local historian and award winning author, will present his research of Toni Gretzky’s, the father of Walter and grandfather of Wayne, activities during World War I. Zig’s family lived less than one hundred kilometres from the Gretzky family in what would become Poland following the war. Walter will be present to share... Read more »

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BHS Speaker Event – Marsha Skrypuch

September 28, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Brant Museum & Archives, 57 Charlotte St
Brantford, Ontario N3T2W6 Canada
Free

  Marsha Skrypuch's novel, Dance of the Banished, is based on true Brantford events. The idea for Dance of the Banished sprouted seven years ago when Brantford historians Wayne Hunter and William Darfler showed Marsha a stack of local newspaper clippings recounting a series of events from the fall of 1914. One hundred foreign workers... Read more »

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