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SCWW-History Calling

March 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Seniors Center Without Walls is hosting a “History Calling” Segment.  For more information or to register for these programs please contact, 613-432-7691 or 1-833-617-HELP (4357)
Email: amanda@renfrewhomesupport.ca

1. Golden Lake/Eganville/Foymount
Do you have any connections to Golden Lake, Eganville or Foymount? Now, or in the past? Listen in to the discussion and share your stories on the history of these communities.
Presenter: Nora Shay, History Enthusiast
Tuesday March 1st
2:00—3:00pm

2. Douglas and Area
Let’s talk about the settlement of the Irish (and others) in Douglas and area. What were the early industries, besides farming, that helped shape the village in its early days? Who were Peter Robinson and Richard Talbot and what role did they play?
Thursday March 17th
2:00—3:00pm

3. History and Heritage of Wilno
Who better to discuss the history of Slavic culture in Renfrew County than our own Dave Shulist. Dave has a wealth of knowledge accumulated over many years to share with us. Join in to learn about the history of Wilno, to share your stories or just to learn more about the history of our beautiful County.
Presenter: Dave Shulist, Author
Friday March 18th
2:00—3:00pm

4. Clothing and the History of the Ottawa Valley
The clothing and textile industry played and important role in the history of the Ottawa Valley especially in Arnprior. Did you work in the industry? Bring your stories.
Presenter: Janet Carlile, Arnprior District Museum
Tuesday March 22nd
2:00—3:00 pm

5. Whitewater Region
Join Fay as she shares history knowledge of the Whitewater Region which she has gathered over 40+ years of researching her own family history. Then, many other early families in the area between the 1840’s and 1920’s. Did you know that many Westmeath families moved west? Why? Where exactly did they go?
Presenter: Fay Bennett, FaysGenealogy.com
Thursday March 24th
10:30—11:30am

6. Ottawa Valley History Book Overview
Uncover the history of the Ottawa Valley through the work of Author Evelyn Price Moore in her book title “History of Corporation of Township of Westmeath”.
Presenter: Sylvia, Champlain Trail Museum and Pioneer Village
Thursday March 24th
1:00—2:00pm

7. Barry’s Bay and Area
Immigrating to Barry’s Bay and Area must have been difficult but they persevered. The famous Opeongo Line was used by many to get to the area. There are also oral stories that were written down about more recent times. Let’s talk about the early days, the oral stories and hear your stories.
Presenter: SCWW and Madawaska Public Library
Thursday March 24th
2:00—3:00pm

8. Ottawa Valley History Book Overview
Uncover details of the history of the Ottawa Valley through the work of Author Clyde Kennedy, and researcher of Morrison Island, titled “The Upper Ottawa Valley—A Glimpse of History” published in 1970 for the Renfrew County Council.
Presenter: Sylvia, Champlain Trail Museum and Pioneer Village
Thursday March 29th
1:00—2:00pm

9. Calabogie
Join Greater Madawaska Public Library and guests to discuss some of the fascinating history of Calabogie and area. Share your stories or knowledge or just listen in. Do you have stories about the Madawaska
River? Why is the town named Calabogie? Did the train ever reach the area? Let’s find out.
Presenter: Greater Madawaska Public Library and guests
Tuesday March 29th
2:00—3:00pm

10. Petawawa
Explore the oral history collection housed at the Petawawa Public Library. Listen to the stories that were taken down to learn about the history or Petawawa and area. Perhaps your relative shared a story.
Presenter: SCWW and Representative of Petawawa Public Library
Thursday March 31st
10:00—11:00am

Details

Date:
March 24
Times:
10:30 am - 11:30 am
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm