General Meeting – September

September 24th, 2017

At the Meeting Place – 284 Simcoe St

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Topic:  A progress report on the digitization of our archives and thoughts about the digitization of historical materials etc. in general

Presenter:  Garry Veale

All Welcome – Social to follow


Annual House Tour – July 23rd, 2017

Beaverton Thorah Eldon Historical Society’s Annual House Tour

July 23rd, 2017 from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm .

Tickets: $15.00 – Advance tickets at Maxine’s in Beaverton or at the Meeting Place after 11:00 am on the day of the Tour

Houses include: the Coburn’s in Beaverton; Kevin & Harriet Drake’s Shed in Beaverton; the Day residence in Beaverton; Geddes Bed & Breakfast in Gamebridge; Anges residence in Beaverton

Canada 150th Celebrations at the Museum

Museum 119


Museum 117







Museum 112

Museum 109Museum 113Museum 131



Thank you to all the volunteers who did so much to make this day a success.  Strawberry Shortcake, a Float in the Parade, Ice cream making demonstration, Tours of the buildings, a stockade, and so much more.

Happy 150th Canada!

June General Meeting – June 25th, 2017

Sunday June 25th, 2017

At the Meeting Place – 284 Simcoe St

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Presenter:  Earle Gray – Unfamiliar History (new book) – Celebrates Canada’s 150th Anniversary

All Welcome – Social to follow



Lucky Draw Winners

Thank you to all who purchased tickets for the Lucky Draw that was held on Sunday June 4th, 2017 as part of our Annual Antique Show.

1st Prize          Quilt                                               H. Tingley, Beaverton

2nd Prize        Fused Glass Vase                              Barb Martin, Beaverton

3rd Prize         Afghan                                            Zandra Zubac, Sudbury


Door Prize won by Michael Rowlands, Port Perry


Important Note:  2 items were left behind – 1 parcel and 1 item.  If you are the owners of these items, please contact Eleanor Parliament at 705-426-7808 or the office (Tues/Thurs 9:30 – 1:30) at 705-426-9641