Here are 2015 plans.
Our summer hours of operation are:
(June-August) Wednesday to Sunday, 10:00am to 5:00pm.
Weekends in the Fall until Thanksgiving or by appointment!
Weekend walking tours available by appointment.
The Annual General Meeting was held Saturday, April 11, 2015 at the Museum. Our work this year is to ensure that we comply with new corporate regulations for non-profits.
Memberships: Please send in your 2015 memberships! $15 per person; or $25 family; or $50 business - gives a business ad in our Main Street self-guided walking tour. Memberships are very important to us, and we encourage you to join, or re-join.Thank you!! Our address is: VKH & District Historical Society, P.O. Box 537, 95 Main Street East, Vankleek Hill K0B 1R0.
Canada Summer Jobs: We received a grant to hire a summer student for 8 weeks. We hired William Proulx, a graduate of VCI. William is in his third year of journalism at Loyalist College, Belleville. William planned and researched content for a new permanent exhibit which we will complete over the winter. In addition to the 8 weeks, we provided William with an additional 2 weeks. Thank you William!
May Show Weekend: Volunteers organized a Kids' Fun Day on the Museum Grounds!
VCI Bursary June graduation time and the Historical Society awarded its bursary for exceptional effort by a senior graduating student in history or geography studies to Samuel.Bureau!
June: Grade 1 from Pleasant Corners Public School came to the Museum to enjoy quilt patterns, fossils, and learning all about gingerbread!
July: the Museum was open with its regional quilt show for Porchfest!
August: Quilt Show, receiving visitors and researchers at the Museum, cataloguing, exhibit preparaitons!!
October 18: Visit us at the 50+ Attitude event at Vankleek Hill Collegiate Institute!
November 7: the Museum will be open for the annual Vankleek Hill Christmas Home Tour. The Historical Society provided research for the six homes on the tour.
We have plans for an Artefact Day in the Fall.
And let’s not forget the day-to-day Museum duties. Volunteers always welcome, and needed – on your terms! Leave your contact info at: 613-678-2323 or firstname.lastname@example.org .