Manitoba Living History was busy all summer as we all geared up and participated in the 2012 Selkirk Settlers Bicentennial Celebration. Places we made appearances at previously this summer: May 3, 2012 – Commemorative Selkirk Stamp at Ross House. May 6, 2012 – Lady Selkirk’s Fashion Show at the Time for Tea with the Winnipeg [...]
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TO ALL THE MEMBERSHIP OF MLHS AND EVERYONE ELSE WHO PARTICIPATED Four years ago, Barry and I learned there would be celebrations for the Selkirk Settlement bicentennial. We knew this was something we wanted for MLHS – it would be a wonderful showcase for what we do and who we are. The two of us [...]
The 7th Annual Fall Gathering is only a few weeks away. August 24-26, 2012 at Fort Gibraltar Modern and historic camping; on site security Hot dog roast Friday evening Saturday pot luck supper; pork, roast chicken and bread provided Dessert Competition Expanded children’s games Saturday and Sunday New demonstrations See attached brochure for more details [...]
There are some beautiful pictures taken by Leif Norman of MLHS at Cuthbert Grant Day.
MLHS at Ross House on on May 3, 2012 for the inauguration of the Selkirk Stamp honoring the bicentennial, with Minister Steven Fletcher. Recreation of Governor Miles Macdonell’s marquee. The Governor travelled in style. (Taken at the Selkirk Highland Gathering, 2012) The new replica flag of the 5th Earl of Selkirk in parade size, flown [...]
To all……… This year’s VISIT WITH THE PEOPLE OF RED RIVER school program is done. As always, it was a lot of work, with a lot of our members contributing their time, expertise and help. As always, the kids (about 250 altogether) really enjoyed the experience and at least one of the teachers would like [...]
I was pretty amazed and in awe of all our people who showed up yesterday (May, 12, 2012) at the Manitoba Museum. (Maybe it was because there were no concerns about weather.) If you don’t count those of our members who were otherwise occupied (some of La Compagnie’s men and some of the Forces of [...]