Cobourg and District Historical Society Meetings are held every month except May, June, July, August and December. Meetings are held in the Citizen's Forum in Victoria Hall on the fourth Tuesday in the Month. Meetings start at 7:30pm but coffee and cookies are available starting at 7:00pm. Meetings are $5 for non-members and free for members of the society and students.
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Cobourg and District Historical Society
The Cobourg and District Historical Society promotes interest in the history of Cobourg and district and beyond, encourages the preservation of historical, archaeological and architectural heritage through meetings featuring speakers, the publication of presentations and organizing and participating in special events.
Monthly meetings are held in the Citizens' Forum, Victoria Hall on the fourth Tuesday from September to May, excluding December. The doors open at 7:00pm and people enjoy this opportunity to socialize before the meeting convenes at 7:30 p.m. Meetings are free for members of the society and students.
Programmes include topics of local interest e.g. The American Summer Colony, Cobourg-Rochester ferries as well as subjects of more general interest e.g. The Barnardo Children or Preserving Your Family Archives. An annual dinner or bus trip is held alternately in May.
For more about the Cobourg and District Historical Society, go here.
The Cobourg & District Historical Society is celebrating Canada's 150th anniversary of Canadian confederation and the 180th anniversary of the official incorporation of the Town of Cobourg, by offering three high school students a chance to receive a
Are you passionate about history or will you study history or a related subject at a post secondary school? If so, you should submit an application form to be considered for a $1000 scholarship.
An application form with evaluation criteria is available for download here.
Submissions must be made before May 1, 2017 at our mailing address or electronically as listed below.
An application can take ANY format. Examples could be an interesting history assignment, an essay, music, art, play or video.
Mail: Cobourg & District Historical Society
P.O. Box 911,
Cobourg, ON, K9A 4W4