Newsletters

Scott Manor News updates the community on our busy summer season and new resources, and highlights the ongoing work of the many volunteers at the Fort Sackville Foundation. Regular features are: “A Little Bit of History,” sharing heritage stories about Bedford’s people and places, items on events; tributes to our volunteers; summer student staff reflections; Scott Manor by the Numbers; and Tea Room Thanks.

Newsletters

Scott Manor News updates the community on our busy summer season and new resources, and highlights the ongoing work of the many volunteers at the Fort Sackville Foundation. Regular features are: “A Little Bit of History,” sharing heritage stories about Bedford’s people and places, items on events; tributes to our volunteers; summer student staff reflections; Scott Manor by the Numbers; and Tea Room Thanks.

August 2018 Newsletter

Content includes: “Art at the Manor;” articles on the Quoits Tournament played at Scott Manor for the Brenton trophy (last awarded in 1923), and volunteer Bernice Hartnett, “Gardener Extraordinaire;” and “A Little Bit of History—Bedford Coat of Arms.“

June 2018 Newsletter

Content includes: “A Little Bit of History—Quoits;” articles on Dave Selig, our Volunteer of the Year; the April presentation by Commander Gleason about the arctic patrol vessel HMCS Harry DeWolf, the annual Georgian Tea in June, and information on new resources: “The Halifax Explosion—As Told by Evelyn Fox Richardson,” the “Bedford Then & Now Guidebook,” and a computer for improved visitor access to our photo collection.

August 2017 Newsletter

Content includes: reports on the special Canada 150 summer exhibits telling Bedford’s story since 1867, and other summer program events, for example, Gail Meagher’s Lego display, the Arthur Lismer Art Exhibit with presentations by Peter Dykhuis and Freda Hemeon; and summer music. Articles include “Margaret Embree—An Extraordinary Summer Volunteer;” and “A Little Bit of History” about noteworthy tennis player, Jimmy Butler.

June 2017 Newsletter

Content includes: articles about the Canada 150 summer program, celebrating 150 years of Bedford history; recognition of volunteer award recipients Ted Sceles and Warren Ervine; items about our new logo, new roof, a grant from 100 Bedford Men Who Care, and Georgian Tea and other events; “A Little Piece of History—Evelyn Richardson, An Award Winning Author” (and her connection to Bedford); and a feature on Group of Seven painter Arthur Lismer and his connection to Bedford.

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