Monthly Archives: July 2010

Quilt of the Day

In honour of the Stitch in Time exhibition that open this Sunday, 1 August and runs until the Queens County Fair, we are launching a new feature on the blog called Quilt of the Day. Our first feature is the … Continue reading

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Event News!

Couple of events in the near future, first we have our giant book sale! July 31st – August 2nd. Prices are by donation at the Jemseg Rink besides the Food Bank! Also “Life at the Lakes” Car Show at the … Continue reading

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A Stitch in Time Opens on Sunday

Queens County Heritage in partnership with the Akerley Area Quilt Guild is presenting an exhibition of quilts, A Stitch in Time, beginning August 1 and continuing to September 19. The quilts on display, selected from Queens County Heritage’s permanent collection … Continue reading

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Marriage!

This date in Queens County History we have three marriage certificates in one day! First we have Reubin Fox to Janet Ferguson, 23 July 1834. Second, William Parks to Harriet Knight, 23 July 1835. And last, James Mills to Catharine Nelson, 23 … Continue reading

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This Date in History

James H. Flower received a postcard mailed from Ireland on 20 July 1979, that features this church, St. Mauritius, Switzerland.  I wonder what Anthony Flower would have made of the image – watercolour? oil?  pencil sketch?  The postcard was found … Continue reading

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Miss Charlotte Bell

From 190 years ago a little piece of art we call Miss Charlotte Bell by noted Canadian folk artist Thomas MacDonald.  Painted 6 July 1820, the scene is a young girl seated with an open book on her lap, brown … Continue reading

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Flower Garden!

The Flower Garden is booming at the moment. The heritage beans have come up and are growing very quickly. So have the onions. The rainy and sunny weather has been fantastic for the plants. Howard Erb paid a visit to … Continue reading

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