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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June 2019 Newsletter

Content includes: “Meet the Summer Staff” and articles on the Georgian Tea on June 29, Canada’s Historic Places Day on July 6, a tribute to June Boswell, the Fort Sackville Foundation’s Volunteer of the Year, new resources in the Reading Room, Highlights of the Fall, Winter & Spring, and more. View Scott Manor News 2019 …

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New Monographs Released

The Fort Sackville Press released two new monographs, “Arthur Lismer: The Bedford Years” by Pat Leader, and “The Willis Family Home,” edited by June Boswell, during a Heritage Month gathering of region local historical societies held at Scott Manor House on February 4, 2019. The new monographs were also presented to the Bedford Public Library, …

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New Scott Manor Website

We have a new look on the web, thanks to support from the municipality’s community Grant Program and the District Capital Fund (Councillor Tim Outhit). We hope you enjoy exploring our new site, developed by David Lewis, Union:Design+code and illustrated with many new images by photographer Dave Reyno. Bookmark us and visit often!

Olde Fashioned Christmas—Thank you!

More than three hundred guests from the metro area and other Nova Scotia communities visited Scott Manor House for the Olde Fashioned Christmas Open House on December 1st and 2nd. Fort Sackville Foundation volunteers were pleased to welcome visitors to Bedford’s oldest home, beautifully decorated for the holiday season with burlap bows, evergreen boughs, paper …

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