Archivist discusses the war years in Hamilton

News Nov 06, 2009 Ancaster News

The Dundas Valley Historical Society continues its eighth annual Speaker Series on Wednesday, Nov. 11 with Margaret Houghton presenting Hamilton at War: On the Home Front. Ms. Houghton is the special collections archivist at the Hamilton Public Library and author and editor of several books, including The Hamiltonian, the Vanished Hamilton trilogy, First Here and the latest More of First Here.

She also serves as the current president of both the Head-of-the-Lake Historical Society and the Players' Guild of Hamilton, the oldest continuous amateur theatre organization in North America.

Ms. Houghton will discuss the lives and times of Hamiltonians during the war years of 1914-18 and 1939-45 at the Dundas Museum & Archives, 139 Park St. W., starting at 7:30 p. m. Doors open at 7. Admission is a toonie. Come early as seating is limited.

The 2010 Dundas Heritage Calendar is also on sale at selected locations throughout Dundas and at the speaker series presentations. Each month features a black-and-white historic image of Dundas to go along with historic monthly milestones. The cover features a rare 1940s photograph of Du and Sue Wong at the door of their new DeLuxe Diner. $17 each, taxes included.

Archivist discusses the war years in Hamilton

News Nov 06, 2009 Ancaster News

The Dundas Valley Historical Society continues its eighth annual Speaker Series on Wednesday, Nov. 11 with Margaret Houghton presenting Hamilton at War: On the Home Front. Ms. Houghton is the special collections archivist at the Hamilton Public Library and author and editor of several books, including The Hamiltonian, the Vanished Hamilton trilogy, First Here and the latest More of First Here.

She also serves as the current president of both the Head-of-the-Lake Historical Society and the Players' Guild of Hamilton, the oldest continuous amateur theatre organization in North America.

Ms. Houghton will discuss the lives and times of Hamiltonians during the war years of 1914-18 and 1939-45 at the Dundas Museum & Archives, 139 Park St. W., starting at 7:30 p. m. Doors open at 7. Admission is a toonie. Come early as seating is limited.

The 2010 Dundas Heritage Calendar is also on sale at selected locations throughout Dundas and at the speaker series presentations. Each month features a black-and-white historic image of Dundas to go along with historic monthly milestones. The cover features a rare 1940s photograph of Du and Sue Wong at the door of their new DeLuxe Diner. $17 each, taxes included.

Archivist discusses the war years in Hamilton

News Nov 06, 2009 Ancaster News

The Dundas Valley Historical Society continues its eighth annual Speaker Series on Wednesday, Nov. 11 with Margaret Houghton presenting Hamilton at War: On the Home Front. Ms. Houghton is the special collections archivist at the Hamilton Public Library and author and editor of several books, including The Hamiltonian, the Vanished Hamilton trilogy, First Here and the latest More of First Here.

She also serves as the current president of both the Head-of-the-Lake Historical Society and the Players' Guild of Hamilton, the oldest continuous amateur theatre organization in North America.

Ms. Houghton will discuss the lives and times of Hamiltonians during the war years of 1914-18 and 1939-45 at the Dundas Museum & Archives, 139 Park St. W., starting at 7:30 p. m. Doors open at 7. Admission is a toonie. Come early as seating is limited.

The 2010 Dundas Heritage Calendar is also on sale at selected locations throughout Dundas and at the speaker series presentations. Each month features a black-and-white historic image of Dundas to go along with historic monthly milestones. The cover features a rare 1940s photograph of Du and Sue Wong at the door of their new DeLuxe Diner. $17 each, taxes included.