Monday, September 10, 2012

New Canadian Websites

I came across these website over the past week, and I thought you might like to know about them too -

Victoria’s Victoria This website focuses on Victoria, Canada, during the reign of Queen Victoria. Includes an index to Victoria, British Columbia newspapers from 1858 to 1921, including birth, marriages and deaths.

Reaching the Heartwood Linda, from Connecticut, has started a blog (using a leaf background of vibrant colours), in which she follows her New England and Québec ancestors

Some items that made the newspapers this past week in Canada were

The Compass Read about the article that the family name of Butler could be added to the list of first settlers at Cupids in Newfoundland and Labrador.

A historian's obsession with the Medal of Honor
Read about Bart Armstrong, and his quest to find Canadians who had received the Medal of Honor in the American Civil War.

Cold Creek Stewardship unveils historical signs Read about how the ”The Cold Creek Stewardship Program, and it has completed the second of a series of educational signs for Cold Creek in the commemoration of the Cairns Family who first settled one of the four properties that comprise Cold Creek Conservation Area.”