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17 January 2013

Annual General Meeting (election of directors for 2013)

Minus 100 - Lois Foster

Speaker - John Grodzinski on "The War of 1812 , events near Quinte and along Lake Ontario"

25 & 26

January 2013

Back in the Mall Again!  Together with the Community Archives we will be featuring a new exhibit on the Hotel Quinte  We are always pleased to see everyone - so drop by and say hello.

19 February 2013

General Meeting

Minus 100 -

Speaker - Paul Kirby speaking on his new book, “Mary Aylward”. Hear the story of hoe in December, 1862, young Catholic settlers Mary and Richard Aylward were hanged side-by-side at Belleville for the murder of a North Hastings neighbour, leaving three infants orphans. Were they guilty of murder or victims of religious intolerance?

More information on Paul at his web site PaulKirby.ca

21 February 2013

Ontario Heritage Week

To celebrate Ontario Heritage Week we’ll be taking some of our posters that we’ve made with the Community Archives to Heritage Belleville's open house. It starts at 6:30 in the Council Chambers at Belleville City Hall. Drop by and say hello.  More details on our Facebook page.

19 March 2013

General Meeting

Minus 100 -

Speaker - Journalist and broadcaster Mary Thomas sharing details of her popular book, “Canadians With Custer”. Hear dramatic tales of the 17 Canadians involved with Lieutenant-Colonel George Armstrong Custer during his last stand at the battle of Little Bighorn River in 1876.

28 March 2013

Seniors Fair - Quinte Sports & Wellness Centre

Both the Society and the Community Archives will have tables at the Seniors Fair.  Drop by and see out exhibits.

16 April 2013

General Meeting - Stories from the Archives

Minus 100 -

Speakers - Stories from the Belleville and Hastings County Archives told by the “Archive Angel” volunteers.

4 May 2013

Bus Tour

“Ghost Towns of Hastings County and Pioneer Villages in Our Backyard”.  Another in our series of our guided bus tours into our history. Learn why some of our flourishing 19th Century villages disappeared and visit their remains.

Departure Bayview Mall at 8.30 am.  Tickets $65 (includes lunch), to reserve a ticket call 613-961-7091.

21 May 2013

General Meeting

Minus 100 -

Speaker - Lloyd Jones on the intriguing stories of historic wooden ship’s masts, from felling in Hastings County, to their fixture aboard ships bound for high seas. See details here. See details here.

1 June 2013

Bus Tour

“Ghost Towns of Hastings County and Pioneer Villages in Our Backyard”.  Another in our series of our guided bus tours into our history. Learn why some of our flourishing 19th Century villages disappeared and visit their remains.

Departure Bayview Mall at 8.30 am.  Tickets $65 (includes lunch), to reserve a ticket call 613-961-7091.

1 July 2013


Canada Day Celebration  Thanks to everyone who dropped by to visit us in 2012 (between 400 and 500 people) some pictures can be seen in this album.


TBA

Hastings County Plowing Match and Farm Show  Drop by and visit us - more details later.

17 September 2013

General Meeting

Minus 100 -

Speaker - TBA

15 October 2013

General Meeting

Minus 100 -

Speaker -Bill Kennedy on “Hastings County and the Great War, 1914-1918”. Bill will tell the stories of twelve Hastings County men and women who served in that conflict.  Hear about their home lives and frontline experiences, as documented in letters, army records, newspapers, family histories and photographs.


26 October 2013

Annual Banquet

Details available later but is always seems to sell out, but if your REALLY want to make sure you have a place at the table you can always sent us an early email. Click on this link for details.

19 November 2013

General Meeting

Minus 100 -

Speaker -TBA

Calendar 2013

Except where noted, the General Meetings of the Society are held in the

Quinte Living Centre, 370 Front Street, Belleville (North Entrance). Meetings start at 7:30

Click here for a Google map

In addition to these meetings and events, the Hastings Heritage Centre in Cannifton welcomes visitors. Click on the link below for more details on the Centre and the hours it is open.

Link to Heritage Centre Page

Sorry, all seats were sold in just a few days!

But an additional tour has been arranged for June 1st.

Sorry, all seats are also sold out!

Remember to book early for our 2014 tour(s).