At 7pm on Thursday, August 25th the museum is holding an event when two home child descendants will give personal accounts.
Mary Thurston of Perth, Ontario, is an accomplished author who wrote “Into the Hills,” the daughter of Isabella Hilson, a home child who is featured on the Memorial Quilt. Bob Stacey of Carleton Place, Ontario will talk about memories of his home child father.
The museum is located at 3 Rosamond Street, Almonte. Its hours of operation are 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, Tuesdays to Saturdays. Further information at http://mvtm.ca/museum/?page_id=534
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