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Restoration of a Heritage Building

May 22, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Myrtleville House Museum, 34 Myrtleville Dr.
Brantford, Ontario N3V1C2 Canada
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“Restoration of a Heritage Building” Matthew Johnston, Carpenter Heritage Restorations

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Natural History of the Fording Place

April 24, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Myrtleville House Museum, 34 Myrtleville Dr.
Brantford, Ontario N3V1C2 Canada
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“Natural History of The Fording Place” Nathan Etherington, Graduate in Earth Science & Geography, and Program & Community Coordinator for the Brant Museum & Archives

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Enhancing Medicine with Indigenous Knowledge

February 27, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Myrtleville House Museum, 34 Myrtleville Dr.
Brantford, Ontario N3V1C2 Canada
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“Enhancing Medicine with Indigenous Knowledge” Amy A. Montour, Doctor with Brant Community Healthcare

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Joseph Brant & the Slave Trade

November 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Myrtleville House Museum, 34 Myrtleville Dr.
Brantford, Ontario N3V1C2 Canada
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“Joseph Brant & The Slave Trade” Jane Mulkewich, Lawyer, Human-Rights Advocate, Researcher & Author

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Path of an Artifact: The Accession to De-accession Process

January 30, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Myrtleville House Museum, 34 Myrtleville Dr.
Brantford, Ontario N3V1C2 Canada
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“Path of an Artifact: The Accession to De-accession Process” Esther Brouwer, Graduate in Museum Studies & Education Officer for Myrtleville House Museum (Brantford)

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Swords to Ploughshares: Manufacturing Aircraft for World War II

October 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Myrtleville House Museum, 34 Myrtleville Dr.
Brantford, Ontario N3V1C2 Canada
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Swords to Ploughshares: Manufacturing Aircraft for World War II is the story of the evolution, by necessity, of the aircraft industry as it “ramped up” for war in 1938, to 1945. Dr. Garry Balsdon is a tour guide and instructor of WWII history to Grade 10 students at the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum at Mount Hope.... Read more »

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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
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Lisa Anderson, past education officer at Myrtleville House Museum, will look at early settler health and medicine, home remedies, and settler beliefs. Fascinating  research helped develop this school program since Mr. Carroll was Eliza Good’s father and a pharmacist/chemist of the 1830-s.  The presentation will include a discussion about soda pop and its early use... Read more »

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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
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"The Seeds of the Past: What We Can Learn From Ancient Seeds" - Rudy Fecteau, Archaeobotanist The study of archaeobotany is the study of plant remains cultivated or collected in the past, which have survived in archaeological contexts.  The remains of plants (seed, nut shell, wood) that have had contact with fire, and therefore survived,... Read more »

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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
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"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 One hundred years of architectural history will be presented, with emphasis on the architects who created some of Brantford's most iconic cityscapes. Brantford's best and boldest buildings will be... Read more »

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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
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"The Early Black History of Brantford" - Sarah Clarke, Team Lead-Research, Archaeologist; Archaeological Research Associates (ARA) Sarah Clarke will explore the early history of the black population in Brantford with the assistance of various primary and secondary documents. Her research teases out the longevity of some of these families that made Brantford home, and identifies... Read more »

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