Events & News

Events & News

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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The Bluenose Tradition of House Naming – Talk by Joseph M. A. Ballard, October 15, 7 pm

The Fort Sackville Foundation is pleased to feature a presentation by author and architectural historian Joseph M. A. Ballard on “The Bluenose Tradition of House Naming” at its next general meeting on Tuesday, October 15, 7 pm, at Scott Manor House. All are welcome to attend. Joseph M. A. Ballard is a senior preservation consultant …

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Graveyard Walk Postponed, new date and time, October 1 at 7 pm.

The guided graveyard walk led by Ann MacVicar is postponed due to rain until Tuesday, October 1. Meet at 7 pm (one-half hour earlier than originally scheduled), at Scott Manor House, 15 Fort Sackville Road, Bedford. Bring a flashlight and wear shoes suitable for walking on uneven ground.

Guided Graveyard Walk

 A popular annual event, led by Ann MacVicar will be held on Tuesday, September 24, 2019. Meet at 7:30 pm at Scott Manor House, 15 Fort Sackville Road, Bedford. Stories from Bedford’s past. Bring a flashlight. Weather permitting.

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