Morpeth centennial baby plaque

Centennial baby plaque

We were cleaning up our garage last week and I found this plaque, which I was given by the Morpeth United Church when I was born in 1977. I remember being quite proud of this claim to fame when I was a kid – being the only Centennial Baby. Read more about the church centennial…

Rondeau picnic Methodist SS 1900s

Old Photo: Rondeau Park Church Picnic

I grew up just a few kilometres from Rondeau Provincial Park, and worked there for a few summers. It is very interesting to see this Sunday School Picnic photo, which is not dated. All of these children must have looked forward to the traditional picnic for weeks. Do you have any fond memories of picnics…

20th century parade float Ontario, Canada

Victoria Day Parade – memories

To the average person today, a parade is probably not as meaningful as it was to our ancestors about a hundred years ago, or even 50 years ago. But as some of you know, I work at a national historic site in British Columbia. Every year since about 2008 I have been charged with coordinating…