a community group dedicated to the history of the former Goulbourn Township
GTHS Member Activities
Our November 2014 programme featured the History of the Richmond Fair by Marlene and Dale Greene at the the Royal Canadian Legion - Richmond Branch
Genealogy – Sources and Solutions presented by Brian Tackaberry at the Royal Canadian Legion - Stitsville Branch
Barbara Bottriell,president of the GTHS accepting the Aggie O'Brien Award for "Best Float in the Parade" for the 2014 Richmond Fair. Presenting the award were parade organizer Marlene Greene and DaleGreen, general manager and secretary of the Richmond Agricultural Society.
The GTHS float (Best in the Parade) in the Richmond Fair parade on September 20th 2014. The theme was School Days - Richmond. GTHS members Marion Gullock, Robin Derrick
and Barb Bottriell are in costume on the float. The float was accompanied by
members of the 100th regiment in full costume and driven by Charlie Brophy, owner of the horses and the vehicle.
Members of the 100th Regiment Historical Society - honour guards for this year's GTHS Richmond Fair Parade float
Graham Copley displayed his handmade trains in the GTHS booth at Stittsville's Villagefest.
GTHS Volunteers monitoring the popular "Bean Bag Toss" at the 2014 Canada Day celebrations at the Goulbourn Recreation Complex, Stittsville.
GTHS members Bernie Shaw and Don McMillan are recipients of Ontario Provincial Volunteer Awards for their contribution to the Society.
GTHS member Joan Darby, recipient of Ontario Provincial Volunteer Awards for her contribution to the Goulbourn Township Historical Society.
Barbara Bottriell & Mike Bryan recipients of Ontario Provincial Volunteer Service Awards for their contributions the the GTHS.
Roger Cook presenting the Goodwood Mason's History at the March 17th 2014 GTHS Meeting hel in the Masoic Lodge, Richmond.
GTHS members enjoying the Goodwood Mason's presentation in Richmond on May 17th 2014.
from right to left, Goodwood Mason Bill Cook, GTHS President Barbara Bottriell and Robin Derrick as the "Duke of Richmond", at the Society's monthly meeting in May 2014 at the Masonic Lodge in Richmond, Ontario.
Volunteers presenting the GTHS June 1st 2014 at the Art in the Park event in Stittsville.
Members discussing historic Stittsville Main Street.
Armchair Walk Down Stittsville Main Street - Marion Gullock leading us with her reminiscings with Members.
Lesley McKay leading us through hhistoric photos of the historic sites along Stittsville Main Street.
Almonte Train Wreck of December 1942 - topic of the GTHS March 2014 program.
March GTHS program - The Almonte Train Wreck of December 1942 presented by Ed Muldoon and Sarah Chisholm of the North Lanark Historical Society and Regional Museum.
Heritage Day 2014 at the Ottawa Public Library - Stittsville Branch - Cameron Highlanders