Join us biweekly starting Saturday, July 11th 2020 for the Brant Historical Society Podcast! Videos will be uploaded at 3:00pm EDT.

Is there something in Brantford’s past that you would like to know more about? Suggestions for podcast themes can be sent to information@brantmuseums.ca


Episode One: The Way We Were (Premiered July 11, 2020)

This week we are reading through some excerpts of the Brant Historical Society’s publication “The Way We Were”. For more information, or to purchase a copy, please contact 519-752-2483.

Brant Historical Society Podcast: Episode One

Lillia's Lessons has re-branded! Join us for "The Way We Were", the first episode of the new Brant Historical Society Podcast.

Posted by Brant Historical on Saturday, July 11, 2020

Episode Two: Brant County Pioneers (Premiered July 25, 2020)

Have you ever wondered how the early pioneers made their way to this area? This is your chance! This week we discuss ten of the earliest pioneering families in Brantford and Brant County.

Brant Historical Society Podcast: Episode Two

Happy Saturday! Join us for Episode Two of the Brant Historical Society Podcast: Brant County Pioneers.

Posted by Brant Historical on Saturday, July 25, 2020

Episode Three: What a Good Life- Bits and Pieces of Life at Myrtleville (1837-1890) (Premiered August 8, 2020)

Farming, parties, the Gold Rush, and the US Civil War- the Goods were impacted by it all. Join us this week as we examine the daily life of the first generation at Myrtleville.

Brant Historical Society Podcast: Episode Three- What A Good Life

Farming, parties, the Gold Rush, and the US Civil War- the Goods were impacted by it all. Join us this week as we examine the daily life of the first generation at Myrtleville.

Posted by Brant Historical on Saturday, August 8, 2020

Episode Four: At the General Store (Premiered August 22, 2020)

Long before the vast array of shopping centers that we know today, there was the general store. Come and learn about how they got their start, and about a few of the products that would have been available for purchase.

Brant Historical Society Podcast: Episode Four

Join us this week as we discuss the history of the General Store, from their beginnings to some of the products that could be found within their walls.

Posted by Brant Historical on Friday, August 21, 2020

Episode Five: What a Good Life (Pt. 2)- Myrtleville’s Next Generation (1890-1967) (Premiered September 5, 2020)

Curious to hear more about the Goods? In this episode we will continue their story, looking at the management of the farm, the impact of the two World Wars, and how William C. Good created change for farmers across Canada.

Brant Historical Society Podcast: Episode FIve

The Brant Historical Society Podcast is back with Part Two of the Good Family story- "What a Good Life: Myrtleville's Next Generation". Join us again on September 19th as we dive into the history of one of Brantford's most famous architects, John Turner.

Posted by Brant Historical on Saturday, September 5, 2020

Episode Six: Architecture Spotlight- John Turner (Premiered September 19, 2020)

Delve into the downtown core through the work of Brantford architect John Turner. With focus on Brantford’s old City Hall, the Brant County Courthouse, and a few churches, and others, this is a (virtual) walk through downtown you won’t soon forget!

Brant Historical Society Podcast: Episode Six

Join us for the last episode of our summer podcast series as we explore the architectural designs of John Turner.Stay tuned for more BHS videos including our Speakers Series on September 30, and the return of 'Myrtleville Monday's' on September 28 as a part of Culture Days! More information can be found on our website: http://brantmuseums.ca/

Posted by Brant Historical on Saturday, September 19, 2020