Barbara Bottriell, local historian, writer and Past-president of the GTHS will present a look at the social and family history behind some of the stained Glass windows on Goulbourn’s various churches. Barbara was instrumental in publishing “Goulbourn Stained Glass” with text written and researched by author S. Bernard Shaw and photography by John Bottriell, John Brummell and Michael Bryan.
Please register below by September 28th to receive your invitation to our on-line lecture:
Past-President of the GTHS, Lynne Blenk will regale us with challenges of food handling in pioneer times. Lynne and her family have been active participants in historic re-enactments for many years and have made many presentations to the community on pioneer and military history.
Please register below by October 26th to receive your invitation to our on-line lecture:
Goulbourn Township Historical Society Annual General Meeting Saturday January 16th 2021at 1:00pm.
Due to pandemic restrictions on public gatherings this year’s meeting will be held as a virtual event available on-line. Members are encouraged to attend this event via internet or phone. In order to plan the event and share access information with you we ask that you confirm your attendance or return your proxy to the secretary by Wednesday, January 13th at: AGM@goulbournhistoricalsociety.org .
We need your support to meet quorum and enact our business !
You can participate by:
joining us virtually on your computer – access instructions will be provided later
by telephone (telephone fees may apply) – telephone link will be provided
or alternatively you can complete a proxy to cover any motions or votes. Click on link to download the proxy form > PROXY
During the current pandemic we must continue to postpone our lecture program until it is considered safe to meet. Meanwhile we have now published our Autumn 2020 newsletter. It is available to all GTHS members.
We’ve just released the Summer 2020 Newsletter to our members.
Look for it in an email or in your mailbox.
Looking for some armchair viewing this Summer? Here are some online ideas ideas to follow:
The Senate of Canada
Parliament Hill’s Centre Block is now closed to the public for the next decade while it undergoes a long-needed rehabilitation. Online travelers, however, can still experience the glories of the Senate of Canada’s rooms in this state-of-the-art virtual tour, The Senate Virtual Tour: Your Digital Admission to the Red Chamber.Created by Carleton Immersive Media Studio, a research unit within Carleton University’s Azrieli School of Architecture and Urbanism, this is a fascinating example of digitally–assisted storytelling.You will enjoy a peek into rarely accessible rooms, with the opportunity tolearn more about objects, paintings and maps.It’s a true choose–your–own–adventure!
The Louvre offers free online tours of some of its most important and popular exhibits, such as its Egyptian Antiquities and works from Michelangelo. You can take a 360-degree look at the museum, and click around the rare artifacts to get additional information on their histories.
The British Museum
London’s British Museum makes some of its pieces viewable online. The museum also teamed up with the Google Cultural Institute to offer virtual tours using Google Street View technology.