Now that the Sunday Summer Teas have come to a conclusion, we would like to thank everyone who participated this summer. The teas were a huge success and we thoroughly enjoyed them! Thank you to all our volunteers who helped by making baked goods and serving our guests. Thank you to all who came out and enjoyed their time in the parlour!
Friday, August 30, 2013
Thursday, August 29, 2013
Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Tuesday, August 27, 2013
Our Big Thank You for August 27th goes out to all of our Day Camp presenters this summer!
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Our big thank you for August 26th goes out to Ina Nelms for the organization of the storage room at the beginning of the season!
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Our Big Thank You for August 23rd, 24th and 25th goes out to all the fantastic volunteers we had helping at our Yard Sale this past weekend! It was a huge success and we couldn't have done it without all your help! Thank You!
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Thursday, August 22, 2013
Wednesday, August 21, 2013
Tuesday, August 20, 2013
Monday, August 19, 2013
Sunday, August 18, 2013
Our Big Thank You for August 18th goes out to
Betty-Ann Bobier, Lin McCann, Norah Bennetto, Louie Lackey, and Lilias McKillop
for helping to make special treats for our August Sunday Teas!
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Our Big Thank You for August 17th goes out to Fred Simpson for his fantastic work on the plough in our new barn exhibit! Come out next Saturday to see all the wonderful barn items we have on display!
Friday, August 16, 2013
Thursday, August 15, 2013
Wednesday, August 14, 2013
Our BIG THANK YOU for August 14th goes out to Highland Pharmacy, Marie Murray, and the Building Community Through Arts and Heritage Grant for helping to fund our Annual Heritage Farm Show which takes place one month from now on September 14th and 15th.
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Tuesday, August 13, 2013
Sunday, August 11, 2013
Our big Thank You for August 11th goes to Jamie and Stacie Littlejohn for funding the research and building of our new replica outhouse. It has been a great addition to our museum.
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Our big THANK YOU for August 10th goes to Gerber Electric Ltd. for their contribution to our endowment fund. Cheers.
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Friday, August 9, 2013
Our Big THANK YOU for August 9th goes out to Dutton Dunwich Lions Club, West Lorne Optimist Club, Rodney Lions Club, HD Painting, Gary and Linda Kalita, Norah and John Bennetto, West Lorne Women’s Institute, Bruce and Lin McCann, Barb Summers, Patrick and Carol Mooney, Elaine Brown, Margaret Hulls, Mike Rowe, Greg Balch, Frank Vysrocil, and many many others for the success of our May Event!!
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Thursday, August 8, 2013
Have a look at our latest video posted to YouTube!
Here our volunteers are demonstrating wheat binding using antique agricultural implements!
Come out to the Heritage Farm Show September 14th and 15th at the Backus-Page House Museum
to experience more Heritage Skills!
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Our Big Thank You for August 8th goes out to Robert Morris for helping to fund our exhibit for this summer - Accounts of a Hard Days Work! Thank You!
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Wednesday, August 7, 2013
The Backus-Page House Museum will be accepting donations for the Talbot Trail Yard Sales (August 24/25) on August 21st (the Wednesday before). Due to minimum storage we cannot accept much before that date. We are looking for anything you would like to donate. All items will be sold at our booth at the Country Seat on Highway # 3 and all proceeds will go to helping preserve our local history here at the Backus-Page House Museum. Please take advantage of the Talbot Trail Yard Sales and start your fall cleaning early!
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Our big thank you for our stormy August 7th goes out to Norah and John Bennetto for all their help here at the Backus-Page House Museum and our annual Christmas Feast!
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Tuesday, August 6, 2013
Monday, August 5, 2013
Sunday, August 4, 2013
Our Big Thank You for August 3rd goes to the Kiwanis Club of Rodney
for helping to run our Barn Exhibit!!
Our Big Thank You for August 4th goes to our bakers for our July Sunday Teas
Thank you Carol Mooney, Janice Ellis, Leta West, Christine G., and Norah Bennetto.
Friday, August 2, 2013
Thursday, August 1, 2013
August is THANK YOU month here at the Backus-Page House Museum
We would like to start off by thanking our sponsor for this week of day camp
The West Elgin Legion
Also all of our wonderful volunteers for this week - Bonnie Rowe, Patrick Mooney, Stacie Littlejohn, Marg Hulls, and Ashlee Aldred!
You all make it possible for the continuation of the
Backus-Page House Museum
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