Eva Brook Donly Museum and Archives – New Future?

A new proposal about the future of Eva Brook Donly is to come before Norfolk Council on October 17. As most of you are aware, for the past six months the Norfolk Historical Society has been in consultation with Norfolk County through the Department of Heritage and Culture about the

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RACE to Wellness art show

The RACE to Wellness Art Show is hosting it’s seventh annual event October 12, 2017 from 6 – 9 pm at the Eva Brook Donly Museum and Archives. This year’s theme is “One of a Kind” and the public is invited, free of charge, to view and purchase unique arts

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Petition breathes new life into Eva Brook Donly Museum

Norfolk News – Jul 12, 2017 by J.P. Antonacci. Public support for embattled Simcoe museum’s continued existence spurs council to consider new way forward. Wesley Wilson spoke on behalf of more than 700 fellow heritage advocates when the post-secondary student stood before council Tuesday evening to plead for the Eva

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Council votes against staff recommendation to operate Eva Brook Donly Museum and Archives

County Eyes Simcoe Facility as County Archive – By Monte Sonnenberg, SIMCOE REFORMER, Wed July 5 2017 Norfolk County has declined a request to assume control of the Eva Brook Donly Museum in Simcoe. Instead, the museum on Norfolk Street South is on course to become the central archive for

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Archives Re-opening

The Archives and the Gift Shop re-opened on Tuesday, March 7, 2017. The new operating hours are Tuesday to Thursday, 10am to 4pm. In addition, our Annual General Meeting was held at the Museum on Wednesday, March 22 (7pm).

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Press Release

PRESS RELEASE  – January 12, 2017 The Norfolk Historical Society is ceasing operation of the Eva Brook Donly Museum in Simcoe. Over the past number of years, the NHS has not been able to generate sufficient revenues to sustain the privately operated museum established in 1942. At a recent meeting

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New Video Channel about Norfolk History

  At the museum, we call him Mr. Norfolk. Dale Smout is a wealth of knowledge when it comes to Norfolk history.  He volunteers in our Archives and has been a board member. Dale has taken on a new project and is recording videos about Norfolk’s heritage, the buildings and people

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A Night of Wilderness and Wine in Norfolk County

In celebration of the 40th Anniversary of Norfolklore, we have arranged a rather exciting Norfolk County Experience. For the low cost of $10 a ticket, you could win a night of Wilderness and Wine. The lucky winner will receive a night in a Wilderness Adventure Cabin at Long Point Eco-Adventures,

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Volunteers

We are always in need of a few volunteers willing to offer up their talents to help continue to improve the museum and bring its’ many assets to the community. Currently, we are seeking: Garden Maintenance volunteers Front desk volunteers Special event volunteers Digitization Volunteers Children’s Programs Committee Organizers –

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Welcome to Our New Website

Hello Members and Friends, We would like to take this opportunity to welcome you to our new website. While change can take some getting used to we believe that in the end, this website will offer us more opportunities to engage with our members and friends. You will notice you

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