House is located at
NS, B4P 1C6
Museum open May 31 to
10 a.m. to 5
Saturday; 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m., Sundays; closed Mondays.
Shortened hours between
and Oct 1.
Admission $2 children under 12 and
members free of
on west side of Victoria Avenue beside the Museum and on Main Street in
front of Willow Park.
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" Looking forward to the museum opening May 31st, 2014!"
Opportunities at Randall House this
the fall, winter and spring, guest speakers address the
monthly meetings (usually held in the Wolfville Fire
Hall, 2 PM.) on topics of historical interest which the
public is encouraged to attend. Admission is
of our activities see our Events and Programs
Karolyn Smardz Frost, who's a member of the
Society, will be giving the inaugural Barry
Moody lecture on April 16th, at 2 p.m.
in the Council Chambers at Town
Between 1759 and the
American Revolutionary War, some 2,000 New England
Planter families migrated to Nova Scotia and what
is now New Brunswick. Of these, many came from
Connecticut, mainly to the Minas Basin. They
brought with them enslaved African Americans to
help restore farms, fisheries and orchards left
behind after the displacement of the French
Acadians. Who were these Connecticut Planters?
What contributions did the African New Englanders
and Planters make to the early success of the
These questions will be explored by
historian, archaeologist and award-winning author
Karolyn Smardz Frost in the inaugural lecture in
the Barry Moody Lectures in Atlantic History
series. The public talk will be held on April
16th, at 2 p.m. in the Council Chambers at
Town Hall. A reception and an opportunity to
talk informally with Smardz Frost will follow the
Dr. Karolyn Smardz Frost is the
author of I've Got a Home in Glory Land: A Lost
Tale of the Underground Railroad, for which
she won the Governor General?s Award in
non-fiction in 2007. She is currently a Harrison
McCain Visiting Professor at Acadia.
more information, please phone 585-1504 or email
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