Posted on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 02:43 PM
Grand Bend, ON – Lambton Heritage Museum is hosting the Virtual Talk: Petroleum and Environmental Impacts – The Path Towards Sustainability, on Thursday, June 2 beginning at 7:00 p.m.
In this presentation Christina Sydorko, Education Program Coordinator with the Oil Museum of Canada, will examine the relationship between our local oil history and sustainability. She will explore how waste and pollution was produced in early refining and drilling operations, and how outsiders viewed these environmental...
Posted on Tuesday, May 03, 2022 11:48 AM
Wyoming, ON – Lambton County Archives is launching a new virtual Lunch and Learn series to share archival resources available to the public.
Over the course of four sessions, Archivist/Supervisor Nicole Aszalos will explore popular research and genealogy topics such as genetic genealogy, property research, online resources, and the role and importance of local archives within the community. The series is an opportunity for patrons to grab their lunch and connect with the Archivist for a half-hour...
Posted on Tuesday, April 26, 2022 11:56 AM
Oil Springs, ON – The Oil Museum of Canada is hosting the Virtual Talk: The Curious Life of Canada’s First International Oil Baron on Thursday, May 12 beginning at 7:00 p.m. The Museum has partnered with author and oil historian Gary May to share the story of William Henry McGarvey.
In this talk, Gary will offer the first glimpse into his latest book, Crude Genius, a biography of William Henry McGarvey – the most successful of Lambton County’s International Drillers and former Warden of Lambton County....
Posted on Wednesday, March 23, 2022 11:52 AM
Wyoming, ON – Lambton County Archives will be celebrating Archives Awareness Month throughout the month of April. Archives Awareness Month is organized by the Archives Association of Ontario (AAO) with the goal of increasing awareness of archival services.
To celebrate, Lambton County Archives will be hosting a Virtual Talk: The Baldoon Mystery, on Thursday, April 7 from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. The Baldoon mystery is a well-known story of Canada’s oldest and most widely reported poltergeist. Taking place...
Posted on Wednesday, March 09, 2022 04:31 PM
Grand Bend, ON - The Tundra Swans have been spotted in the Thedford Bog behind Lambton Heritage Museum, and numbers are expected to rise. If you’re looking for a great family friendly activity, this is it!
For many residents of Lambton County, the beginning of spring is associated with this fascinating migration. The Tundra Swans make an annual stop in this area during their 6,000 kilometer migration loop. In a good year, there may be 15,000 individual birds resting on the bog behind the museum....