Originally founded May 29, 1894 and a member, since 1975, of the Ontario Historical Society. Ours is a totally volunteer-based group, dedicated to the preservation, exploration and promotion of the richly significant history enjoyed by Thorold and vicinity.
SOCIETY MEETINGS AND PROGRAM
Regular meetings take place on the LAST MONDAY OF THE MONTH (September through June), in historic Chestnut Hall – built in 1862, by an industrialist who made his fortune in the California Gold Rush. Chestnut Hall is designated under the Ontario Heritage Act.
This is a list of upcoming speakers.
March 31st – Albert Secord – “Musical Memories of Niagara”
April 28th – David Hemmings – “Maria Rye and the British Home Children”
May 26th – Randy Barnes – “British North America and The American Civil War
Part 6 – The Aftermath”
June 30th – Sarah King-Head – TBD (Likely Decew)
Meetings are the last Tuesday of the month at 7:00pm, 8 Carleton St. S (LG Lorriman)
COME SEE OUR MUSEUM
Located in Chestnut Hall, come explore displays celebrating various aspects of Thorold’s 200 year history. Access to photographs, newspapers and other archival material is available upon request.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
PRESIDENT: Randy Barnes
VICE PRESIDENT: Dianne Barnes
TREASURER: Marty Irving
The Thorold and Beaverdams Historical Society gratefully acknowledges the ongoing financial support of the City of Thorold.