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2010 April

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Huron County Historical Society

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110 North St, PO Box 3, Goderich ON, N7A 3Y5



Executive for 2009-2010

David Armstrong president 519-524-1156
Ralph Laviolette secretary 519-565-2454
Mac Campbell treasurer 519-524-7935
Ralph Laviolette past president 519-565-2454
Elaine Snell membership 519-523-9531
Ted Turner archivist  
Isobel Bissonnette archivist  
Brock Vodden councilor  
Rhea Hamilton-Seeger councilor  


Next Society Meetings...

Wednesday, April 21, 2010
Visit to Seaforth Museum... 5:00 pm
Tour of Historic Cardno Hall... 5:30 pm
General Meeting... 7:15 pm

Dinner starts at 6:15 pm ($16. per person), Delicious Ham and Scalloped Potatoes at Egmondville United Church. Please Call David Armstrong at 519-524-1156 for reservations.

Wednesday, May 19, 2010
Dinner meeting planned for Goderich with tour of the
Canoe Club in the Masonic Building on West Street. Look for details in the next newsletter.

Membership renewal...

The date shown above your name on the address label is the year to which your membership is paid up. If you are in arrears, consider this a reminder that the membership fees are now $20.

To reserve your member’s copy of Historical Notes, keep your dues up to date. Past copies of the Notes are available at the Museum, $8 per copy.
And, if you are in arrears, mail-in your membership today.

Note our current address for mail and memberships:

HCHS Memberships, Box 3, Goderich ON, N7A 3Y5.


President’s Message
Greetings once again, Members and Friends of the Huron County Historical Society!
Our spring schedule of activities will start in April in Seaforth. If you cannot attend the meeting, then accept our greetings and we hope to see you again as we meet to see and tour many interesting historical sites across the County. ~ David Armstrong



Above Photo: Janet Snider receiving a thank you gift from president David Armstrong.


At the last meeting...

A very interesting presentation by Janet Snider about early Canadian explorers, their history and historical anecdotes, gleaned from the books Janet published for Ontario schoolchildren. The event took place in Bayfield's St. Andrews United Church last November.


Letters to the editor...

Always welcome. Send to Ralph Laviolette, the HCHS editor at the address above or e-mail Ralph.


Progress on Historical Notes...

Work on the 2010 Notes edition featuring anecdotes and other notable trivia of an historic Huron County nature are now in final review prior to printing and will be sent to members shortly.


Explore all the special 2010 spring events in Huron County: See! Do! Celebrate!

April 7 & 18

10th Annual Collector Exhibition 519-565-2376: Bayfield Community Centre

April 23

Zurich Lions Club Fish Fry and Silent Auction 519-236-4925: Bluewater Community Complex

April 23 - 25

Bayfield Lions Club Home and Garden Show 519-565-2244: Bayfield

April 24

Homegrown 519-523-9300 or 877-862-5984: Blyth Festival

May 1 & 2

South Huron Home and Lifestyle Expo 519-235-0471: South Huron Recreation Centre, Exeter

May 1 & 2

Grand Bend Studio Tour 519-238-1472

May 15

Grand Bend Craft Show

May 15

Sweet Patootie 519-357-4082 or 1-866-357-4082: Wingham Town Hall Heritage Theatre

May 16

Bayfield Lions Club All Canadian Breakfast 519-565-5786: Community Centre & Arena

May 18

International Museum Day 519-524-2686: Huron County Museum and Gaol

May 27 - 30

13th Annual Barn Dance Jamboree / Camp out 519-530-8000: Arena Complex, Blyth

May 29

Hensall Trunk N' Treasure Sale 519-262-2050: Hensall

May 29

Brussels Community Yard Sale 519-887-9309: Brussels

June 4 & 5

Blyth Festival Used Book Sale 519-523-9300 or 1-877-862-5984: Memorial Community Hall, Blyth

June 4 & 5

Clinton Spring Fair 519-482-7925: Clinton

June 5 & 6

Seaforth Yard Sale 519-527-0160: Seaforth

June 5 - 13

Spring Show and Sale of Pottery 519-345-2184: Beechwood Pottery, near Seaforth

June 11 & 12

142nd Annual Hensall Spring Fair 519-263-3505: Community Centre

June 11 & 12

Wingham Musical Muskrat Festival 519-357-2910

June 13

Spring Breakfast 519-523-4411: Van Egmond House, Egmondville

June 17

Twilight Tunes 519-522-1394: Band Shell, Seaforth

June 18 - 20

Burgerfest 519-238-6859: Main Beach, Grand Bend

June 19 & 20

Sail and Canvas 519-565-5549: Bayfield

June 20

Firemen's Breakfast 519-527-0160: Brussels

June 23 - 27

Lucknow Strawberry Summerfest 519-528-3195: Lucknow



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