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Monthly meetings are held in Cobourg's Victoria Hall.

Cobourg and District Historical Society Meetings are held every month except May, June, July, August and December.  Meetings are held on the fourth Tuesday in the Month.  Meetings start at 7:30 pm but coffee and cookies are available starting at 7:00 pm.  Meetings are $5 for non-members and free for members of the society and students. 

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At most meetings, a speaker will make a presentation on a subject of interest to members.   Below is a list of the available presentations in pdf format.  Most of these will subsequently find their way into the Annual Review available to all members at the start of the new season in September.

Meeting Presentations

Date Speaker Presentation Description
27 Jan 2015 Carla Jones Forgotten Cemetery - The Facts Exhumed Cemetery behind Lutheran Church on William Street

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