What's New at the Flamborough Heritage Society & Archives
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January 2015 Meeting
Please join us for our next monthly meeting.
For this program Jane Mulkewich, a local resident and human rights lawyer will discuss the life of Sophia Pooley, a slave who was brought to Upper Canada in the 19th Century. She was purchased by Joseph Brant at the age of seven and then subsequently sold to Samuel Hatt of Ancaster at the age of twelve.
Friday January 30, 2015
St. James United Church
Free admission - all are welcome!
Several of our local history publications are out of print. However, we have scanned some of them and they are now available on a CD. These include "Millgrove through the years" and "... and they came to East Flamborough". We also have copies of "Into the Cauldron: The Experiences of a CEF Infantry Officer During the Great War" , edited by Steven E. Sawell. Please check our publications page for more information. Some titles have a link to excerpts from the book, to give you a better idea of what is in it.
We are raising funds for the 'Move Back to Waterdown'. The Archives and the Society office will be in the new Waterdown Library and Community Centre building and we need funds for new furniture and moving expenses. Tax receipts will be issued for all donations of $25.00 or more.
We need your help
The Flamborough Archives is working on three projects and we are asking for your help .
The first is a planned book on the history behind the names of communities that exist, or did exist at one time, in Flamborough.
The second project is a compilation of the businesses in Flamborough, with an emphasis on Waterdown, from around 1850 onwards.
The third project is an inventory of street names in Waterdown, and the history behind the name.
We are looking for any material which would help with this research - photos, stories, advertisements or flyers etc. We would be happy to scan your original photos if you don't want to part with them.
If you have ANYTHING that can help, please contact the Archives at (905) 540-5161 or email@example.com
The Flamborough Archives has Moved!
We have now reopened at our temporary location on the 4th Floor of the Hamilton Library Central Branch.
The Hamilton Library Central Branch is located at 55 York Blvd in downtown Hamilton.