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General Meeting January 19th on Zoom

The Fort Sackville Foundation is holding a general meeting on Zoom, Tuesday, January 19, 2021 from 7 – 8:30 pm. Guest Speaker: Lisa Snider, MemoryNS Coordinator and Interim Archives Advisor, Council of Nova Scotia Archives. Topic: MemoryNS — An Introduction the Online Portal that Connects You with Archival Material in Nova Scotia A short Fort Sackville …

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December 2020 Newsletter

Content includes: A Little Bit of History- try the quiz questions; Group of Seven Art: Bedford & Beyond; In Memoriam—Warren Ervine; President’s Message (reopening, strategic planning); Summer Students’ reflections, and more! View December 2020 Newsletter

Scott Manor House Closure

Scott Manor House Closure – effective immediately Scott Manor House is closed again due to the COVID-19 public health restrictions announced on November 24, 2020.  We will reopen as conditions allow. The Fort Sackville Foundation appreciates your continued support and interest in our activities and Scott Manor House. We’re looking ahead to 2021, so please …

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Reopening Scott Manor House

Public visits to Scott Manor are by appointment only for research purposes, with COVID-19 measures in place. No drop-in visits are permitted until further notice. A bubble of 2 persons is permitted per appointment. Visits are at the visitor’s own risk. To request an appointment, send an email to scott.manor@ns.sympatico.ca , describing your reasons for …

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June 2020 Newsletter

Content includes: In Memoriam—Cherie Ryder Winters (Tolson); President’s Message (pandemic impact, summer closure); The Work Goes On—Meet Our Summer Staff; Around the Grounds—thank you volunteers; February Heritage Month Events; A Little Bit of History—the grounds in 1972 as described by Elsie Tolson. https://scottmanor.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Scott-Manor-News_2020_no_1_June.pdf

Fort Sackville Foundation Student Summer Job Opportunities (subject to funding approval; requires working remotely)

Archives/Collection Researchers   Qualifications:   Successful candidates must be accepted at or currently attending university, preferably in one of the following fields of study: history, museum studies, library science, education, journalism, or humanities/social sciences. They must have strong research skills including an ability to synthesize multiple online and other sources and write interesting summaries. Attention …

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