The latest from Wolfe Island Historical Society

September 8 – Speaker Series

Every Seed has a Story! Do you remember the taste of your favourite vegetable from your grandparents’ garden that you long for today? Those delicious flavours were created by heirloom varieties! While there is no official definition of heirloom seeds in Canada we often describe them as varieties that were introduced more than 50 years […]

August 18 – Speaker Series

Getting Started in Genealogy Nancy CutwayPaul Woodrow Sunday, August 18, 2024at 1:30 PM United Church Hall, Wolfe Island Learn how to research where your families came from and how to find detailsabout their lives. This session will provide explanations for the basic types of documents to research and where to find them. Tips from experienced […]

July 21 – Speaker Series

On The Waterfront Sunday, July 21 -1:30 PM United Church Hall, Wolfe Island Local historian and author Eric Gagnon will be talking with us about trains, ships and industries along Kingston’s waterfront. This discussion will have a particular focus on the connection between Wolfe Island and the Kingston waterfront over a variety of eras based […]

June 7 – Speaker Series

Mike Hill How Drones Are Changing The Way We View History Sunday June 9, 2024at 1:30 PM United Church Hall, Wolfe Island Mike Hill, Aerosnapper Kingston Drones allow us to enjoy a unique aerial viewpoint of the traces humans leave behind and that we interpret toderive our history. Today, almost as importantly, they are proving […]

April 14 – Speaker Series

April 14 – 1: 30 – 2:30 PM United Church Hall Tracing Wolfe Island Social History Through Archived Diaries: Uncovering Women’s’ Voices From the Late Nineteenth Century Guest Speakers: Marissa Little and Patricia Roussel

Summer 2024

Visit us at the Market at Wolfe Island Commons Visit our booth at the Market at Wolfe Island Commons Every Saturday ( May 25 to Oct. 12 *TBC) 9 AM – 12:30 PM Rain or Shine Looking for a gift for someone?  Check out our merchandise at the Market or shop online Wolfe Island Historical […]

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