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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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Fort Sackville Foundation Presents 80th Anniversary Plaque to Bedford Volunteer Firefighters

Volunteer firefighters in Bedford have a proud, 80-year history of distinguished service to the community that continues today. On December 17, 2019, Chairperson Judy White on behalf of Fort Sackville Foundation presented the Bedford Volunteer Firefighters Association (BVFA) with a commemorative plaque honouring this important 80th anniversary. The presentation took place at Halifax Regional Fire …

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August 2019 Newsletter

Content includes: Fifty Years Before the Easel by Buz Baker; A Celebration of 80 Years of Volunteer Firefighting in Bedford; new projects on British Home Children and Scouting in Bedford, Dr. Luther Mackenzie; The Arrival of Train Service in Bedford; Nets, Knots and Webs art installation; and more. View Scott Manor News 2019 no2. August

Eight of Clay Show and Sale

The Dartmouth ceramics group Eight of Clay will hold Sea-Worthy, a pottery-sculpture show and sale, at the Scott Manor House on Monday, July 8th to the 14th. Nancy Roberts, spokeswoman for the group, says the theme for this year’s show is the ocean. “The ocean is something that each member of the group has been …

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Music at the Manor House

Graham ‘Buz’ Baker finishes off his week at Scott Manor House with a musical performance. Buz Baker will be performing his own songs in a show titled “Silver and Gold: Songs of Atlantic Canada.” Come hear Buz play on July 7th from 2:45 to 3:45 pm. If you love music, than you will also be …

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Celebrating Canada Day

Scott Manor House officially opens for the summer on July 1st, and you are invited to join us in celebrating! From 10am until 4pm daily, 12 to 8pm on Wednesdays, our guides will be available to share the rich history of Bedford’s oldest home. Our tearoom also officially opens for the summer from 2 to …

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