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Virtual Battlefield: The Museum and Its Community

Virtual Battlefield: The Museum and Its Community

Battlefield House Museum

In 1789, widow Mary Jones Gage and her two children, James and Elizabeth, made the journey from New York state to the township of Saltfleet (Stoney Creek) in Upper Canada. In 1796, James married Mary Davis, and a one-and-a-half-storey frame house was built...

Visiting the Memories of our Past

Visiting the Memories of our Past

Big Droke Pre-Historic Cultures Foundation, Inc.

Take a journey that covers the last 12,000 years of Bird Cove, Newfoundland and Labrador. In recent years, the region has seen an entire way of life halted by the closing of the cod fishery. Relive what once was the very core of this region's existence.

Voices of our Past, Looking to our Future: The Women of Kirkland Lake

Voices of our Past, Looking to our Future: The Women of Kirkland Lake

Museum of Northern History at the Sir Harry Oakes Chateau

The town of Kirkland Lake started like most mining towns across Northern Ontario. With the discovery of gold, many men moved to the area with hopes of staking claims and making a fortune. Even a few women with a pioneering spirit joined in the hunt for...

Waiting for the Streetcar in Georgina

Waiting for the Streetcar in Georgina

Georgina Pioneer Village

Nearly 100 years ago, commuters could catch a streetcar from Toronto to the south shores of Lake Simcoe, 60 miles north. The "Radial" arrived in the tourist town of Georgina in 1909, a development opposed by many, but one that soon proved to be worthwhile....

Wallace Sandstone: "Building Stones for a Nation"

Wallace Sandstone: "Building Stones for a Nation"

Wallace and Area Museum

This exhibit examines the story and development of the sandstone formation in Wallace, Nova Scotia. Beginning with an introduction to Wallace, Nova Scotia, this study tells the story of the nearly 200 years of sandstone quarrying at Wallace and Wallace...

We Remember: Gaspesian Youth Explore their Military Heritage

We Remember: Gaspesian Youth Explore their Military Heritage

Bay Chaleur Military Museum

This virtual exhibit gives a voice to Gaspesian youth, allowing them to explore, take pride in, and express their military heritage. Working with the students and staff from New Richmond High School in New Richmond, Quebec (Grades 3-8) the Bay Chaleur...

Wedgeport Tuna Fishing tournaments Past and Present

Wedgeport Tuna Fishing tournaments Past and Present

Wedgeport Sport Tuna Fishing Museum and Interpretative Centre

From 1935 to the mid-1960s, Wedgeport was the Sport Tuna Fishing capital of the world. In 1937, Wedgeport saw the birth of the International Tuna Cup Match, in which 28 different countries participated. The international tournament drew anglers, writers,...

Weyburn Mental Hospital

Weyburn Mental Hospital

Soo Line Historical Museum

The Weyburn Mental Hospital opened in Saskatchewan in 1921 in response to a growing need for the treatment and housing of mentally ill people. While such a facility already existed in North Battleford, it was realized that a second institution was needed...

What a priest!

What a priest!

Musée Vieux Presbytère de Batiscan

Built in 1816, the old Batiscan presbytery was once at the heart of parish life. The exhibit recalls 19th century life at the presbytery, when Wenceslas Théophilas Fréchette ruled the pulpit, from 1843 to 1875. Visit the various rooms in the historic...

When Oil Hit Redwater

When Oil Hit Redwater

Redwater & District Museum

A History of the Oil Industry in Redwater, AlbertaThe sleepy little hamlet of Redwater, Alberta, would be forever changed when oil was discovered on the Hilton Cook farm. Oil companies were on a quest to find black gold in Alberta, after the 1947 discovery...

Windows On The Past: A Virtual Tour of Mahone Bay

Windows On The Past: A Virtual Tour of Mahone Bay

Mahone Bay Settlers Museum

The historic town of Mahone Bay, settled in the 1764 on the rocky coast of Nova Scotia, reflects its illustrious past in wonderfully preserved architecture. Wooden buildings feature pedimented dormers, gingerbread decoration, raised eyebrow trim over...

Windows to Our Past: the Stained Glass Windows of the Basilica Cathedral of St.John the Baptist

Windows to Our Past: the Stained Glass Windows of the Basilica Cathedral of St.John the Baptist

Basilica Museum

The Construction of the Cathedral and the Community of St. John's, NewfoundlandA highlight of any visit to the Basilica Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador is a tour of the 66 beautiful stained glass windows. Like the...

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