Great to be able to put a face to a name; thanks to the Erskine family for this photo of Ann Harley.
During the summer of 1857, one of the first recorded public picnics occurred on the Island when students from St. Andrew’s Church Sabbath School, along with their chaperones, were ferried by George B. Bell. It was estimated that no less than 300 people visited the Island on that occasion. Ann Harley was singled out for praise for having planned the reception and seen to the comfort of the juvenile guests. ... See MoreSee Less
After last evening's Annual General Meeting, we would like to welcome Tobi Leah Russo, Rick Arsenault, Eileen Girouard and Sandra Vais to the Board Directors. We would also like to extend our gratitude, and best wishes, to our members who are stepping down - Dee Goforth, Marjorie Sinclair and Marc Allain. ... See MoreSee Less
The Nelson to Chatham train ticket in our museum collection was found by a group of young men who were dismantling the Nelson Station in the 1970s, after its 80 years of service to the community. ... See MoreSee Less