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    How to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse! A Fun Halloween Event for the Whole Family Saturday, October 28th 1pm to 4pm 1pm: Emergency Kit preparation – Learn how to prepare for an actual emergency or disaster with your family. This fun, interactive presentation will discuss the do’s and don’ts of emergency kits 2pm: Zombie Survival Scavenger… Read more »
  • Stratford Perth Museum is hiring

    Thanks to a grant from Young Canada Works – Building Careers in Heritage program, the Stratford Perth Museum is hiring a Collections assistant.   This position is full-time, for 25 weeks. To apply, you must be registered through Young Canada Works and the successful candidate must be an unemployed or underemployed college or university graduate,… Read more »
  • Free school trips to the Stratford Perth Museum

    A grant from the Orr Family Fund, held within the Stratford Perth Community Foundation, means that 200 Perth County students will be able to see some of the amazing exhibits at the Stratford Perth Museum this September at little or no cost. The Stratford Perth Museum received a $2,000 grant to offset the cost of… Read more »
  • Arctic ice expert Tom Zagon next speaker

    The Stratford Perth Museum is excited to announce the second round of presentations for its Summer 2017 Speakers’ Series. The series, which began with Flora Davidson and Meryl Oliver from Parks Canada, complements the summer exhibits at the Stratford Perth Museum. Those exhibits include the Franklin Exploration exhibit from Parks Canada and the Royal Ontario… Read more »
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Our Fall Speaker Series launches next week - Preserving Your Personal History.
This series features talks and workshops on: Genealogy, Preserving personal collections and Heritage architecture.
The first session is Tuesday, Oct. 24 with Sean McCoy from the Stratford-Perth Archives discussing how to research your genealogy.
At 2pm we will have a short introduction to our new exhibit Jim Anderson: Artist, Archivist, Advocate, which highlights a local individual dedicated to the preservation of personal history.
At 2:30pm, Sean will do his presentation.
Tickets are $10 and include admission to the Museum.
For more information, or to reserve a ticket, please contact Kayla Droog, Manager of Education and Public Programs at 519-393-5315 or by email.
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Our Fall Speaker Series launches next week - Preserving Your Personal History.
This series features talks and workshops on: Genealogy, Preserving personal collections and Heritage architecture.
The first session is Tuesday, Oct. 24 with Sean McCoy from the Stratford-Perth Archives discussing how to research your genealogy.
At 2pm we will have a short introduction to our new exhibit Jim Anderson: Artist, Archivist, Advocate, which highlights a local individual dedicated to the preservation of personal history.
At 2:30pm, Sean will do his presentation.
Tickets are $10 and include admission to the Museum.
For more information, or to reserve a ticket, please contact Kayla Droog, Manager of Education and Public Programs at 519-393-5315 or by email.

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The Stratford Perth Museum

Artifact of the Week!
What do soldiers from Perth County have to do with the Fenian raids? This week in our print shop we discovered a plate of an 1866 Stratford Herald article referencing the Fenian raids, and a plate of a 1746 article from the London Post. We are especially excited about the Herald article, which relates to our Perth Up exhibit about the history of the Perth Regiment. These pictures show reversed images of the plates, so that they are easily readable, as well as printed copies made in our own print shop. #foundinourcollection #letterpress #printmaking
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Join us on Tuesday, October 24th for the first talk in our Fall Speaker Series: Preserving Your Personal History! We are pleased to welcome Sean McCoy from the Stratford-Perth Archives to discuss researching your genealogy.
At 2pm, we will begin with a brief introduction to our new heritage preservation exhibit, Jim Anderson: Artist, Archivist, Advocate.
Sean's talk will begin at 2:30pm.
Tickets are $10.
Please contact Kayla Droog, Manager of Education and Public Programs at 519-393-5315 or email kayla@stratfordperthmuseum.ca for details or to reserve tickets.
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Join us on Tuesday, October 24th for the first talk in our Fall Speaker Series: Preserving Your Personal History! We are pleased to welcome Sean McCoy from the Stratford-Perth Archives to discuss researching your genealogy. 
At 2pm, we will begin with a brief introduction to our new heritage preservation exhibit, Jim Anderson: Artist, Archivist, Advocate.
Seans talk will begin at 2:30pm.
Tickets are $10. 
Please contact Kayla Droog, Manager of Education and Public Programs at 519-393-5315 or email kayla@stratfordperthmuseum.ca for details or to reserve tickets.

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