Farmers' Market Season 2021 - Until October 31 The History Guy will be a vendor at farmers' markets in the area every weekend through the 2021 season. You can see me at the Front Street Market in Trenton from 8 am to 1 pm on Saturdays. You can see me at the Codrington Farmers' Market from 10 am to 1 pm on Sundays. The last markets will be at Trenton on October 30 and Codrington on October 31.
Probus Club of Leeds and Grenville - October 26, 2021 The Probus Club of Leeds and Grenville will hold an in-person meeting at Brockville on October 26, 2021 at 10 am. The guest speaker will be Dan Buchanan, The History Guy of Brighton, Ontario, who will tell the story of "38 Hours To Montreal", based on his book by the same name. It will be great to talk directly to folks, even at a distance!
"The Tobey Book" by Dan Buchanan - October 21, 2021, 7:00 pm The Brighton Public Library will host Dan Buchanan, The History Guy of Brighton, on a Zoom meeting at 7:00 pm, October 21, 2021. This presentation will complement the first one about The Tobey Book, on February 2, 2021, by delving into more fascinating stories of people and events in and around Brighton that are included in this amazing collection of local history. Learn about important local figures like Rev. Joshua Webster, a Methodist minister who conducted many marriages at Hilton from 1836 to 1874. See how the Proctor family acquired the lands where Proctor House would be built. Did you know that there was a full eclipse of the moon in this area in the 1830s? It is mentioned in the Tobey Book. A few minutes before 7 pm on the 21st, please join our Zoom meeting using this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82937500647?pwd=cXZFbEtxZzJ6dXAzZDlPR3ZHR2QxUT09 Meeting ID: 829 3750 0647 Passcode: 561357