Posted on Monday, June 17, 2019 12:00 AM
Grand Bend, ON - Lambton Heritage Museum will be hosting the North Lambton Quilters Guild Show this June.
The North Lambton Quilters Guild is celebrating its 30th anniversary with a show that includes 100 beautiful handmade quilts alongside clothing, wall hangings, and quilted accessories. Vendors will also be onsite selling quilting supplies and books.
This bi-annual quilt show has been hosted by Lambton Heritage Museum for more than a decade and showcases the talent and artistry of local quilt makers....
Posted on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 12:00 AM
Grand Bend, ON - Lambton Heritage Museum is offering a hands-on, engaging experience for local students on the upcoming PA Day, June 7, from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.
The Conservation Connections and Nature Fun program is a partnership between St. Clair Region Conservation Authority, Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority and Lambton Heritage Museum. Conservation educators from both organizations will be onsite to lead a variety of activities for school-age children.
Activities include: touchable...
Posted on Friday, May 24, 2019 12:00 AM
Early in 2019, the Lambton County Archives acquired a transcript by Reverend George John Rawkin Salter taken under oath on September 20th 1887. The transcript, regarding a dispute between Alexander Vidal and the Incorporated Synod of the Diocese of Huron, shares valuable insight to the life of Rev. Salter in Sarnia including the Vidal family and St. Georges Church in Sarnia.
Who is Reverend Salter?
Rev Salter was born in Devon England on May 26th, 1815 to Reverend John Salter and Dinah Adams (some...
Posted on Tuesday, April 09, 2019 12:00 AM
Wyoming, ON - Lambton County Archives (LCA) will be hosting a year-long workshop series focusing on genealogical research and archival preservation.
The workshop series kicks off with a four-week beginner's genealogy program called Routes to Roots, taking place on Tuesday, September 10, September 24, October 8 and October 22. Participants will learn how to begin uncovering their family history using resources both online and in the Archives collection, including a behind the scenes tour of the Archives...
Posted on Thursday, March 14, 2019 12:00 AM
Grand Bend, ON - The first tundra swans have been spotted in the Thedford Bog behind the Lambton Heritage Museum, and numbers are expected to rise over the next several weeks.
For many residents of Lambton County, the beginning of spring is often associated with the return of the tundra swans. The tundra swans make an annual stop in this area during their 6,000km migration loop. In a good year, there may be as many as 15,000 individual birds resting on the bog, attracted by the melt water of spring...