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September 2018

Annapolis County Goes to War 1914 – 1918 / North Hills Museum Salt Box Talk

September 25, 2018
North Hills Museum, 5065 Granville Road
Granville Ferry, Nova Scotia B0S 1K0 Canada
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$10.00

September 25, 2018 Tuesday 10:00am – 12:00pm or 1:30 – 3:30pm Annapolis County Goes to War  -- 1914-1918, presented by Dr. Barry Moody This talk will examine the ways in which the people of Annapolis County responded to the call to arms following the outbreak of war between Great Britain and Germany and its allies in 1914. This complex four year period has left an indelible mark on all of Canada, and on this part of Nova Scotia as well.…

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Nova Scotia Provincial Heritage Conference – Changing Tide

September 26, 2018

Nova Scotia Provincial Heritage Conference September 26th to 28th Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia Set in the historic Town of Annapolis Royal and in collaboration with the Association of Nova Scotia Museums this year’s Provincial Heritage Conference will focus on Heritage Stewardship and Sustainability. Themes will include dynamic discussion of the relevance of heritage in today’s challenging global environment.  Topics include community engagement and strategic planning.  The conference will conclude with a round table discussion focused on establishing a collective and unified…

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October 2018

The Silver at North Hills – Sometimes its Reputation gets Tarnished / Salt Box Talk

October 2, 2018
North Hills Museum, 5065 Granville Road
Granville Ferry, Nova Scotia B0S 1K0 Canada
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$10.00

October 2, 2018 Tuesday 10:00am – 12:00pm, or 1:30 – 3:30pm The Silver at North Hills – Sometimes its Reputation gets Tarnished, presented by Wayne Smith Join us as we investigate the fine Georgian silver collection at North Hills from candle sticks to chafing dishes. Find out how it is made, cared for, and identified with hallmarks. We will also identify the styles of major Canadian silversmiths of the 18th and 19th centuries and their contribution to the craft as well…

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Nova Scotia Architecture / North Hills Museum Salt Box Talk

October 9, 2018
North Hills Museum, 5065 Granville Road
Granville Ferry, Nova Scotia B0S 1K0 Canada
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$10.00

October 9, 2018 Tuesday 10:00am – 12:00pm, or 1:30 – 3:30pm  Nova Scotia Architecture, presented by Wayne Smith Nova Scotia is a treasure chest of many varieties of architecture beginning in the French Colonial period of the 17th century, to the late 18th century Dutch and Georgian styles of the Loyalists found along the Atlantic Coast. The locally built vernacular to the grandeur of Neo Classical and Victorian designs, not to mention the Revival architecture, provide only a sample of the…

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Irish Gaelic Immersion Weekend, Annapolis Royal

October 26, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - October 28, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
O’Dell House Museum, 136 St. George Street
Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia Canada
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Irish Gaelic Immersion Weekend, Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia Canada Gaeltacht Deireadh Seachtaine, Annapolis Royal, Albain Nua, Ceanada  Gleann na Gaeilge October 26-28 2018 Schedule Deireadh Fómhair 26-28 2018 Clár  Please Note: $120.00 (Early Bird fee is $90.00, Students $80.00) for Full registration including access to all Language Courses and Cultural Workshops. See breakdown for individual prices if you wish to only attend certain events, and the maximum number of people. Book early to ensure your place! Your meals, snacks, etc…

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November 2018

Historic Streets

November 9, 2018 - December 21, 2018
O’Dell House Museum, 136 St. George Street
Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia Canada
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Historic Streets - An exhibition of archival images of Annapolis Royal from the collection of the Annapolis Heritage Society compiled by our summer students - Philip DeNuke, Charles Hibbert, and Alisha Longmire. Arranged by Peter Monsour and Sophie Paskins. Two themes are presented and projected on the walls at the O'Dell House Museum - Upper & Lower St George St, & Fire and Ice.These images will be presented every Friday evening 5 - 8 pm November 23 - December 21…

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Victorian Christmas at the O’Dell House Museum

November 30, 2018 - December 8, 2018
O’Dell House Museum, 136 St. George Street
Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia Canada
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November 30 - December 8, 2018 November 30th, December 1st  7:00 – 9:00 pm / December 2nd  2:00 – 4:00 pm / December 7th & 8th  7:00 – 9:00 pm Animators will be beautifully attired in Victorian Costume, and the O’Dell House Museum will be lavishly appointed with decorations made from the forests and gardens of Annapolis County. Step back in time and enjoy a glass of hot mulled cider and homemade cookies as you sing carols with friends, while…

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February 2019

Heritage Day – O’Dell House Museum

February 18 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

View an exhibition of recent acquisitions to our collections, and a talk at 2:00 pm by AHS President, Dr. Barry Moody on "The Resettlement of Granville Township, 1760 - 85". The expulsion of the Acadians in 1755 left most of what is now Annapolis County empty of settlers. This talk will explore the radical remaking of the north shore of the Annapolis Basin and River with the settlement of the Planters and Loyalists over the following 30 years. Tea and…

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June 2019

Open House for Accommodation Operators, Restaurant & Shop Owners

June 15 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
North Hills Museum, 5065 Granville Road
Granville Ferry, Nova Scotia B0S 1K0 Canada
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Please join us for an Open House at North Hills Museum, for a tour of the museum and to find out about our summer programming, Saturday, June 15th, 2019 from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm, at 5065 Granville Road, Granville Ferry, NS. This invitation is extended to our local accommodation operators, restaurant and shop owners. The museum is the home of the late Robert Patterson, filled with his collection of beautiful Georgian antiques; furniture, crystal, porcelain, silver, and masterpieces of…

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Annapolis Heritage Society – Annual General Meeting

June 26 @ 7:00 pm - 11:59 pm
North Hills Museum, 5065 Granville Road
Granville Ferry, Nova Scotia B0S 1K0 Canada
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  NOTICE -- CHANGE OF DATE The Annapolis Heritage Society Annual General Meeting will take place on Wednesday June 26th, 2019 at 7:00 pm at North Hills Museum - 5065 Granville Road, Granville Ferry NS. A Peek into the AHS Vault We’ve doing something different for the presentation at our AGM this year.  We’re dipping into the letters, journals, scrapbooks, photos, etc., in our archival collection and choosing a sampling for a “Show & Tell”.  Prepare to be delighted – perhaps even…

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