a community group dedicated to the history of the former Goulbourn Township
GTHS Member Activities
Barry Gray, Photo contest winner in the Historic Barns category with GTHS President Barbara Bottriell.
GTHS President Barbara Bottriell presenting the photo contest 2nd place (hosrse category) prize to Lynn Abson. City Councillor Shad Qadri is to the right. ,
Winners in the GTHS Photo contest for the rural mailbox category
GTHS Photo contest prize presentation, Left to right Barbara Bottriell (GTHS president) Shad Qadri (City Councillor), Allanah Alibhai (2nd - Front porches), Lorna Graham (1st, front porches) & Robin Derrick (GTHS past-president)
Terrence Rundle West shared "A Hobo' Christmas 1935" from his latest book Not In My Father’s Footsteps at our November 21, 2015 meeting; here signing his book for Lesley McKay.
John Brummell representing the GTHS at the annual Remembrance Day ceremony for 2015. GTHS member Helen Rivest (on left) was part of the colour party. Commemorative wreaths were also laid on our behalf at Munster (John Brummell) and Richmond (Joan Darby).
The GTHS was represented again at the Canada Day 2015 celebrations in Stittsville. Threatening skies did not deter the many site visitors happy to get thie photo taken with our popular stand-in pioneer kids display.
GTHS Members enjoyed a comfortable bus ride to Kingston on June 27th 2015 to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Sir John A. Macdonald, Canada's first Prime Minister.
GTHS members approaching Bellevue House, the National Historic Site dedicated to Sir John A. Macdonald
GTHS members visiting the magnificant Memorial Hall in the Kingston Town Hall, June 2015
Title screen of "Hands Up" a dramatization of the 1938 bank robbery in Richmond, Ontario. Presented as part of John Curry's April 2015 talk to GTHS members
Sacred Heart High School students performing in the feature presentation of "Hands Up" re-enacting the great 1938 bank robbery in Richmond, Ontario.
Videographer Sandy Durocher and John Curry enjoying the world-premier of their video "Hands Up"
Kevin Dooley kept us spellbound with his presentation on the Irish labourers who built the Rideau Canal.
Musical group “Irons in the Fire” performing Irish music at our March 2015 meeting
GTHS Board Members conducting the AGM, January 24th 2015. From the left, Lynn Blenk, Robin Derrick, Irene O’Grady, Jim Kirkpatrick, Barbara Bottriell , Lee Boltwood & John Brummell .
GTHS Members enjoying AGM Luncheon at Munster United Church, Munster, Ontario, January 24th, 2015
Munster United Church team responsible for AGM Luncheon.