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All posts for the month March, 2015

The Postal History of Glengarry 

The Postal History of Glengarry  by David G Anderson A lecture to be presented at the Glengarry, Nor’Westers & Loyalist Museum Thursday, 9 April 2015, 7:30 PM ($5 members, $10 welcome guests) Mail was first carried to Lancaster and Cornwall by river vessels and horseback beginning with the settlement of the Loyalists in 1784 and later […]

Glengarry and the First World War

Presentation #3 – The CEF in the Trenches Speaker – Robin Flockton   The Canadian Expeditionary Force had barely four months of training in  England, in awful winter weather.  Their boots were inadequate and their  equipment failed. The Canadians could not wait to get to France!   Meanwhile, back home, the Second Division was preparing to leave for  England, as steady stream of volunteers […]