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All posts for the month July, 2013

It’s Classy Cabaret Time !

This is a black and white fun themed event. Feel free to dress the part. DHS welcomes you. Time to come & have some fun, folks. Gents get out that top hat and cane. Ladies go for it, strut your stuff. Whether Young, old, single, group-DHS invites you to a fun evening-its going to be […]

Dalkeith Historical Society Fundraiser

              ITS CLASSY CABARET TIME WHERE: 1841   Dalkeith Road                        WHEN:  Friday August 23, 2013   TIME:  Door open at 4:00P.M.   COST: $20.00 per person (children $5 @ door)                                      TICKETS: SCOTIA BANK, Alexandria (hwy. 34&43)                         To make arrangements for tickets or to reserve Cabaret Tables call    1-613-874-2514(Frances)1-613-525-5155(Clara)1-613-874-2337(Helen) 1-613-675-4404(Jacques) PROMOTIONS: […]

2013 Events

May 18 long weekend Museum opens for the season! Open weekends and holiday Mondays until July 1st, from 1-5pm. May 25 Annual Community Meeting – begins 11am with a light lunch The meeting will report on the past year at the museum as well as upcoming events and plans. We welcome the community to come […]


    The Daguerreotype was invented by French scene painter for the opera Louis-Jacques-Mandé Daguerre. Daguerreotypes are greatly detailed images produced on a sheet of copper plated with a thin coat of silver and without the use of a negative. Daguerre partnered up with Joseph Niépce , the man responsible for producing the first known […]