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ECHS BOTSFORD DINNER

This year’s “Botsford Dinner” will be held at Fort Malden, in the Barracks. Reception at 6:30pm, dinner at 7pm. The Barracks is 199 years old this year. A traditionally cooked roast beef dinner will be prepared in the Fort cookhouse, … Continue reading

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ECHS AGM March 21

Essex County Historical Society will be holding it’s Annual Meeting and Dinner at the Essex Railway Station,March 21-Dinner $25. 6:30 sharp,meeting at 7pm followed by guest speaker, Bob Mitchelltopic: The Detroit MCR Train StationRSVP by March 15 mmarkham1@cogeco.caall reservations must … Continue reading

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ECHS Invites You …..

Please join us Saturday, February 9, at the Amherstburg Freedom Museum, 277 King Street, Amherstburg at 11:30 PM. We will be touring  the Nazrey AME Church; the Taylor log Cabin and the Main Exhibit. We will see a filmi, “The … Continue reading

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December 6,Thursday evening, Dinner Speaker

  A Special Evening, Thursday, December 6   Enjoy a delicious dinner in the ambience of the Olde Bake Shoppe- McGregor-Cowan House, 3118 Sandwich Street, Windsor. Dinner at 6:30 pm followed by special guest speaker Pat Brode. He will be … Continue reading

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October 18, 2018 Lajeunesse Award Dinner

October 18, Thursday evening, at “Duck’s on The Roof” in Amhertburg. ECHS will hold its annual award dinner. The Lajeunesse award is given to a group or individual who has help to promote and preserve local history in their community. … Continue reading

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“When Tobacco Was King’ by Paul Allen

Paul Allen will be our guest speaker for a luncheon meeting on September 15th at the Essex Railway Station.  He will speak on his book “When Tobacco Was King”.  He is touring in southwestern Ontario. There will be a pasta, … Continue reading

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Boblo Trip

Join us July 19, Thursday for a fun trip to Boblo Island to see the restored block house and have lunch at a restaurant on the Island. We will meet at the ferry dock in Amherstburg. Please register with Anita … Continue reading

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Botsford Scholar, May 10, Dinner

  The Botsford Scholar is Adam Droulliard. His paper title: Joseph White’s Mass Enfranchisement of Anderdon: Conflicting Band Ideals and Insight from Interactions with the Petite Côte Drouillards. Join us May 10 at Duck’s on The Roof for dinner tickets. mmarkham1@cogeco.ca or … Continue reading

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Bootsford award & Dinner 2018

Essex County Historical Society Invites you to attend The Botsford Scholar Award Dinner May 10, 2018, at Ducks On the Roof Restaurant 1430 Front Rd. South Amherstburg, ON Dinner choice: Breaded Pickerel or chicken All dinners include vegetables & warm … Continue reading

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ECHS Annual Meeting & Dinner March 29, 2018

ECHS will hold their AGM on March 29, 2018 (Thursday) at the Essex Railway Station, 87 Station Street, Essex.  Dinner will be at 7pm with a short meeting and Guest Speaker following. Reception will start at 6:30pm.  To reserve your … Continue reading

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