Events & News

Events & News

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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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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