July 28, 2019. Community Memorial Service. Gough Cemetery, 5018 Scotchmere Drive, Glencoe, Metcalfe Township, ON. 2:00 p.m. Bring a lawn chair. No rain date. In case of rain, the event will relocate to The Archives, 178 McKellar Street, Glencoe, ON.
May 15, 2019. Open House at The Archives! 178 McKellar Street, Glencoe, ON. Come and see what we are all about.
10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Ribbon Cutting at 11 a.m. Re-dedication of Rotary Memorial. Refreshments and tours. Draws for free memberships.
Main Price – Ancestry DNA kit.
February 20, 2019. “I Continue the Journey”.
Stan Grizzle and his father both have devoted their lives to fighting racism.
Join us for this important event during Black History month. 2:00 pm. 178 McKellar Street, Glencoe.
Written by JoAnn Galbraith.
Melbourne, ON: On Wednesday evening October 17th, the Glencoe & District Historical Society celebrated the 70th Anniversary of the Melbourne Legion Branch #510 at their building in Melbourne. President Lorne Munro welcomed those attending and introduced the guest speaker, JoAnn Galbraith.
JoAnn announced that this year (2018), the Melbourne Legion Executive decided to update Legion records and compile photos and dialogues that Veterans and their family members have accumulated over the years. Tom Jeffrey, Wendy Robertson, Red Noble, Richard Hathaway and JoAnn Galbraith were chosen to carry out this important archival work. For the evening.
JoAnn prepared a large display of Legion photographs and research material. She then explained the history of the first Legions which were established in 1925 after WWI. These were special places where veterans could gather to reminisce and support one another. Read more