Historical Society of St. Catharines

Celebrating the history of St. Catharines and its vicinity


Unless otherwise noted, all meetings will be held at the St. Catharines Museum at Lock 3, 1932 Welland Canal Parkway, St. Catharines, Ontario. Free admission. Doors open at 7:00 p.m., presentations begin at 7:30. Guests are welcome.

Lecture Program – September 2019 to June 2020. Programs are subject to change.

Thursday, September 26: Journalist and author Tiffany Mayer will talk about the evolution of fruit and farming in Niagara

Thursday, October 24: Lynda Wilson and Carol Dueck, Alumnis of the Mack Schools of Nursing, speaking on the history of the schools

Thursday, November 28: Historian Wes Turner speaking on Canada in the Great War and the effects on St. Catharines.

December: No HSSC meeting this month

Thursday, January 23: Annual Show and Tell meeting

Thursday, February 27: Don Alexander, former Regional Councillor, speaking on the history of the Regional Municipality of Niagara

Thursday, March 26: Sarah King Head, a historian with Heritage Thorold, will present on “Beaverdams and beyond”

Thursday, April 23: Dr. Steve Penfold of U. of T. author of “The Donut: A Canadian History” with emphasis on local donut history.

Thursday, May 28: To be confirmed

Thursday, June 25: To be confirmed

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