Heritage Tea The Women's Institutes will provide tea and coffee and tasty treats, back by popular demand. Sit for a while and visit with friends and neighbours. Talk some local history - or not. The Heritage Tea is always a fun part of the History Open House and we thank the WI's for working so hard to make it work so well. Thanks a lot!
Brighton Digital Archives (BDA): Sit in the theatre and watch the videos produced by BDA, starting with 'Brighton I Remember" featuring local residents telling their stories of times past. Then, brand new for this event, "Rural Roots" by Dan Buchanan, The History Guy of Brighton, a video reprise of the Rural Roots presentation of History Week 2018. BDA has done great work in the community in a few short years but they will tell you there is lots more to come. Thanks BDA!
Dan Buchanan, The History Guy of Brighton - Archives of Brighton See info re lots of archive collections that allow us to tell the stories of Brighton and area. Come see the actual Tobey Book, on loan from the Library. See displays re the Dr. King Collection, history of Masonic United Lodge No. 29, early census records (1825!) and the Latimer Photos. Read the actual words of the Crown Grant from 1803 recently donated to Brighton. And more.....
Susan Brose, Historian of Brighton Susan has lots of pictures and books re Brighton history. Check out her display and ask a question.
Northumberland County Archives: These folks are our partners in managing archive collections and have been very helpful, especially in processing the Masonic Lodge archives at the sale of the Masonic Temple in 2018. Thanks for the support! Check out their displays and video re caring for and preserving your family archival collection at home. There's something we all should learn more about.
Proctor House Museum Proctor House is a living archive for those interested in architecture, furniture and daily life for a wealthy merchant family of 1860. It also houses significant collections of documents and pictures related to the history of Brighton. Proctor House is a regular at HOH and we welcome them back again, to show some of their stuff. Thanks Proctor House Museum!
Women's Institutes The Women's Institutes of Brighton area provide the Heritage Tea but also some very interesting displays of household items from the past, lovely blankets and information. We welcome them to HOH 2019!
Hastings & Prince Edward Regiment Museum The Regimental Museum is now located at the Belleville Armouries and lots of improvements are on the way. See their display and say hi.