The Beaurepaire-Beaconsfield Historical Society meets for lectures each 3rd Thursday of the month. Everyone welcome. Free for members and $2 for non-member. Become a member for just $5 per year.
For 2014, our theme is The United Empire Loyalists
There will be a lecture entitled The United Empire Loyalists: an overview and it will be presented by Robert Wilkins.
A general overview of the United Empire Loyalists, what made them who they were, their diversity(religious, linguistic and racial), and their heritage in Canada today, with a couple of specific examples, just to illustrate what they lived through and experienced during the Revolutionary War and afterwards when getting re-established in what remained of British North America (now Canada).
Lecture in English, bilingual question period.
WHEN: Thursday, March 20, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Centennial Hall, 288 Beaconsfield Blvd, Beaconsfield, H9W 4A4
Information: 514-695-2502 or http://www.hist-beaurepaire-beaconsfield.com
They have a very interesting website which tells the history of the BEAUREPAIRE-BEACONSFIELD area of Quebec. There are many on-going projects, exhibits, and histories of people who use to live in the area.