Historical Society of St. Catharines

Celebrating the history of St. Catharines and its vicinity

Society Fall Programmes

Posted by dsharron on August 11, 2010

Meetings – 7:30 p.m. – all held at the St. Catharines Museum at Lock 3, 1932 Welland Canal Parkway, St. Catharines, Ontario. Free admission.  Doors open at 7:00.  Guests are welcome.

Thursday, September 23 – Linda Bramble, a noted oenologist, will be presenting “How We Got Here From There” -the beginning of Prohibition in Ontario in 1927 and the development of Niagara’s wine industry.

Thursday, October 28 – Tom Malcomson of George Brown University and a military historian, will present a unique view of how the Brock Monument was designed.  The talk is entitled: “Dueling Columns: Horatio Nelson vs. Isaac Brock, Parallel Monuments a World Apart.”

Thursday, November 25 – “Show and Tell” night.  The evening will be open for the display and presentation of artifacts or records that are not just related to Niagara but from all over the world.

For further information on Society gatherings, click on “Special Events”.  Check back often for future presentations.

* Note: the St. Catharines Museum will generously open its traveling exhibit gallery for viewing a half hour before each meeting at no cost to the Society.

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