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Museum Talks: Cooking the Backwoods Way - A culinary history talk

Museum Talks: Cooking the Backwoods Way - A culinary history talk

Available on YouTube ! Historian and museum professional Holly Benison presents some of her research on Canadian culinary history and settler cooking.  

February 10, 2024

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Museum Talks: The Osgoode Jewish Cemetery

Museum Talks: The Osgoode Jewish Cemetery

Watch this special talk about the history of the Osgoode Jewish Cemetery, presented by the Ottawa Jewish Archives .

November 23, 2023

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Museum Talks: Not Diggin' It: How a local farm is shaking things up

Museum Talks: Not Diggin' It: How a local farm is shaking things up

In June of 2019, Jaymie Thurler and her partner Robbie bought a beaten up 150 year old homestead in the sleepy little town where they were both born. Neighbours have...

February 24, 2023

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Museum Talks: Surveys, Swamps, & Scandals

Museum Talks: Surveys, Swamps, & Scandals

Watch now on YouTube ! What type of trees originally grew in this area? Was it always this wet (spoiler alert – seems so!)? In 1822, a survey party set out to work in the...

January 26, 2023

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Museum Talks: LGBTQ2+ farmers and homesteaders in rural Ontario

Museum Talks: LGBTQ2+ farmers and homesteaders in rural Ontario

Where do queerness and farming intersect? Through archival research and interviews with contemporary farmers and homesteaders, this talk explores what queer agriculturalists...

June 23, 2022

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Museum Talks: Farmerettes

Museum Talks: Farmerettes

Learn all about the young women who answered the call to work on farms in Ontario during World War II on YouTube ! Presenters Bonnie Sitter and Shirleyan English talk about...

March 9, 2022

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Central Canada Exhibition Donates $10,000 to Osgoode Township Rural Museum

Central Canada Exhibition Donates $10,000 to Osgoode Township Rural Museum

Jim Arbuckle, Past President of the Central Canada Exhibition Association, presents a cheque of $10,000 on behalf of the CCE to the Osgoode Township Museum on December 17,...

December 17, 2021

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Museum Talks: German POWs in WWII Canada - The Metcalfe Project

Museum Talks: German POWs in WWII Canada - The Metcalfe Project

Now on YouTube ! Did you know that during WWII, German POW camps were set up across Canada - including one in Hull, Quebec, referred to as Camp 32. The Metcalfe Project was...

November 6, 2021

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Museum Talks: Countryside Chronicles - The Latimer Diary

Museum Talks: Countryside Chronicles - The Latimer Diary

Watch now on YouTube ! More than a hundred years ago, Millie Latimer lived with her brother, his wife and their three sons on a 100 acre farm north of the village of...

October 22, 2021

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BEE-autification Mural Project

BEE-autification Mural Project

Jumping for joy at the sight of our beautiful mural! Hats off to our AMAZING local youth, Artwork by Emilie and Osgoode Youth Association  for coming together to create...

July 29, 2021

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Museum Talks: Arctic, Arsenic and Artifacts: In the Footsteps of Greely

Museum Talks: Arctic, Arsenic and Artifacts: In the Footsteps of Greely

Now available on YouTube ! Our local community of Greely, ON was very likely named in honour of the American explorer Adolphus Greely. He was the leader of a disastrous...

April 29, 2021

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Interview with NHL Star Larry Robinson

Interview with NHL Star Larry Robinson

Museum staff interview local legend and former NHL hockey player Larry Robinson! Mr. Robinson greets visitors into the museum, reminisces on personal stories of growing up...

March 31, 2021

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