Roster of Speakers for the 2011-2012 Season

Meetings – 7:30 p.m. – all held at the St. Catharines Museum at Lock 3, 1932 Welland Canal Parkway, St. Catharines, Ontario unless otherwise noted. Free admission.  Doors open at 7:00.  Guests are welcome. Thursday, September 22, 2011 – Lecture: Anne McPherson, who is a direct descendant of the McCordick Family, will tell us aboutContinue reading “Roster of Speakers for the 2011-2012 Season”

Treasures from the Vaults – St. Catharines Museum – March 2009

At every meeting, the St. Catharines Museum brings out one of the interesting artifacts from its collection to share with the Society. This week Arden Phair selected the McKee / Trans-Canada Trophy.  This trophy was awarded to Murton Seymour in 1940.  Murton Seymour was born in St. Catharines in 1892.  When a young boy, his familyContinue reading “Treasures from the Vaults – St. Catharines Museum – March 2009”

Happy Birthday Mr. Merritt

It isn’t everyday that you turn 215! The Historical Society will be celebrating William Hamilton Merritt’s birthday on Thursday, July 3.  The event will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the Merritt statue on St. Paul Street at the east end of the Burgoyne Bridge (opposite of the Cenotaph).  It will include a historical walkContinue reading “Happy Birthday Mr. Merritt”