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Heritage Event for: Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Monday, November 19th, 2012

The Oakville Historical Society is holding its last Public Speaker Night of the year this Wednesday.  The topic for this final event is, “Alice’s Journey – A Personal Story of One Girl’s Journey from the Dr. Barnardo’s Homes to Canada,” as told by Alice’s daughter, Elaine Guther:

“The S.S. Scandinavian, with her precious cargo – Britain’s young children from the DR. BARNARDO’S HOMES cross the Atlantic on their way to Canada….. ALICE was on her way …..but would it be to “Wonderland”? “

Date: Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Time: 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Location: St. John’s United Church, Dunn & Randall St., Oakville (map)

Admission Free. Refreshments Served

Contact Info:

Phone: 905-844-2695

website: www.oakvillehistory.org

Heritage Event for the Week of: October 15, 2012

Monday, October 15th, 2012

If you are looking for something to do in the Oakville area this Wednesday night, the Oakville Historical Society is hosting another of their Speaker Series events:

Date: Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Time: 7:30 pm

Location: St John’s United Church at Dunn and Randall. Enter by the Randall St. entrance.

Topic: “Red Coated Ploughboys – the Volunteer Battalion of the Incorporated Militia of Upper Canada” and “A Call to Arms – the War of 1812″

Speaker: Richard Feltoe, living historian enactor and author.

Contact Info: http://www.oakvillehistory.org/index.htm