Hello Selkirk Settlers aka Debbie’s Volunteer Crew – (and I really hope I captured all of you!!!) I just wanted to send you all a sincere and heartfelt “Thank You!!!” for all the assistance you provided on the day of the Arrival Ceremony. For Sarah-Jane, Kira-Lyn, Jackie & Nancy – for being pressed into being [...]
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TO ALL MEMBERS Cuthbert Grant Day at Grant’s Old Mill was much the same as last year – lots going on – a fine day (after a humid, misty start in the morning). Set up on the hill as we were, the afternoon breezes were most welcome. Turnout was good – 21. Bill’s carpentry displays [...]
The following are photos of the Manitoba Living History Society during Canada Day 2011. Click on the “Play” button to view the slideshow. Click elsewhere on the image to access larger versions of the photo.
The following are photos taken at the Selkirk Settler / Regency Picnic held by the Manitoba Living History Society on June 26, 2011 in Assiniboine Park. Click on the “Play” button to start the slideshow. Click elsewhere on the photo to access the larger resolution image.
The Manitoba Highland Gathering at Selkirk (June 18th) was a very good event for us and quite successful. Barry and I camped out beside our display area and it rained all night, causing worried sleep!!! However, by morning, there were just lifting clouds and humidity. The day became sunny and very warm and PERFECT!! There [...]
The Winter Gathering at Fort Whyte was a good time. Cold weather meant not so many went out for tobogganing or skating, but some brave souls did – as well as enjoying the outdoor fire. AS always, our pot luck supper was great and I personally am pleased to have several converts to the delights [...]
Thanks to all 29 of you who came out to make today at St. Boniface Museum for Culture Day – absolutely wonderful and a total success. (Except that even when I went back home to get the correct tent pole, I brought the WRONG one!!! Hence: no fly) Weather: perfect. The public: came in throughout [...]