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Art Under the Influence: Mary Pratt

In 1969, the Honourable William West’s daughter, well-known Canadian artist Mary Pratt gave two drawings to our collection.  One of her father, shown here, and one of her father’s judicial colleague and fellow Queens County boy, the Honourable Arthur Reid … Continue reading

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Queens County Heritage 2012 Honours and Awards

Queens County Heritage is very pleased to announce the recipients of the 2012 Honours and Awards which were given out at a Christmas Reception on Friday, 23 November in advance of Christmas in the Village.  The reception is a member … Continue reading

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Join us!

Hello Members and Friends! We want to acknowledge and thank all of you for your support as a member and friend of QCH. Our membership is the lifeblood of our organization and we appreciate your loyalty. Your membership, combined with … Continue reading

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Cheryl Bogart Receives Life Membership

During Christmas in the Village 2011, Cheryl Bogart received a Life Membership to Queens County Heritage in honour of her twenty-five years of faithful service as Secretary to the Board of Directors.  In addition to the membership, the Board purchased … Continue reading

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The Award Winning Somewhere Over the Rainbow… Bloomers Fly?

Last Friday evening, 14 October, Queens County Heritage was honoured with a 2011 Association Museums New Brunswick Award of Distinction for our traveling exhibition, Somewhere Over the Rainbow… Bloomers Fly?  The exhibition of heritage underwear was one our signature exhibitions … Continue reading

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Loyalist of the Day – The Devebers

With the Ghost Walk on Saturday night a roaring success and the winding down of the traditional tourist season also comes the last installments of our Loyalist of the Day features.  Today we celebrate one of the more prominent Loyalist … Continue reading

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A funny thing happened this week . . .

How is this for serendipity . . . On Tuesday, 7 June 2011 we received two gifts for the collection from Barb Routledge, Doaktown, New Brunswick.  One is a New Brunswick Reader, First Primer used by Mrs. Routledge’s mother, Cora … Continue reading

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All in the Family – The Drawings

In early December 2010 we acquired three items for the collection: two framed drawings and a photograph.  All three had been purchased at an estate auction at the Dr. Malcolm MacDonald House, Cambridge-Narrows, in the late 1970s.  The donor had … Continue reading

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Cath Coombes Receives Life Membership

During Christmas in the Village 2010, retiring Director Catherine Coombes was feted and honoured for her 10 years of service to Queens County Heritage.  Of the many cards and gifts she received, one was a Life Membership to Queens County … Continue reading

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Agnes Warner and the Nursing Sisters of the Great War (New Brunswick Military Heritage Series)

All the best for the book launch, Shawna!!!  From Amazon.com: Through ear-splitting, thunderous explosions and fearful eerie flashes in the distance, the nurses of the Canadian Army Nursing Service in World War I waited for the inevitable arrival of wounded … Continue reading

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