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  • Book Signing at Indigo Kitchener, Yorkdale and Bay/Bloor

    Our Museum Director and author of “Justin Bieber: Steps to Stardom” will be signing books and sharing stories of his journey with Justin at Indigo Kitchener next Friday March 15th. John  will have some exclusive items from the Steps to Stardom exhibit, like a shirt that Justin wore! John will be visiting Indigo Yorkdale and… Read more »
  • Now accepting nominations for Agriculture Wall of Fame

    The Stratford Perth Museum Agriculture Wall of Fame committee is now accepting nominations for 2019. The Wall of Fame is open to current or former residents of Perth County who have made outstanding contributions to agriculture in Perth County. Nominations are solicited from the public and a committee determines the honourees. A display celebrating the… Read more »
  • We are Hiring a March Break Camp Assistant!

    The Stratford Perth Museum is looking for a dedicated, enthusiastic assistant for our March Break Camp. This camp runs for 5 full days from March 11th to 15th. Main duties include helping to facilitate camp activities, supervising camp participants, and helping with activity set up and clean up as required. Requirements: -experience working with children… Read more »
  • Stratford Perth Museum AGM Notice

    This is a notice and invitation to attend the Annual General Meeting of the incorporated Stratford Perth Museum Association, that will be held WEDNESDAY, February 20, 2019 at 7 p.m. at the Stratford Perth Museum, 4275 Huron Road West, Stratford. The meeting agenda is below. Copies of the Auditor’s Report for 2018 will be available… Read more »
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The Dominion House entrance signs. Incredible. They came into the collections room yesterday, along with original train tickets from the turn of the century, they were sitting in the safe this whole time. Who's got a story to share about the Dominion House? ...

The Dominion House entrance signs. Incredible. They came into the collections room yesterday, along with original train tickets from the turn of the century, they were sitting in the safe this whole time. Whos got a story to share about the Dominion House?

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To bad Stratford does not consider this to be a heritage building, because it is not right down town. I believe it's one of the oldest bars in Canada

1st time I saw B.W. Pawley , 1971-72 Drinking age dropped to 18 that year. Anybody remember the song “Chocolate covered teardrops”

I sang with a number of bands at the DH over the years. Part of a Stratford musicians rite of passage. Fun times.

My Stepfather and former owner of the DH, Rick Quinn, donated the history of the DH that my Mom, Lynda Gettler Quinn researched an wrote to the Archives. It's available to read if anyone is interested.

I remember these seeing these signs in Pembroke Ontario when I was younger.

I remember signs like these at the Hicks House Hotel In Mitchell. I didn't understand why women had to have a man to go into the bar & men had their own where women couldn't go. What's with that?

Today Alan Riehl stopped in with this Heritage Barn Board from a Culliton barn in Ellice Township. Alan wrote the inscribed "Just an Old Barn Board" poem. Thank you Alan! ...

Today Alan Riehl stopped in with this Heritage Barn Board from a Culliton barn in Ellice Township. Alan wrote the inscribed Just an Old Barn Board poem. Thank you Alan!

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To Wendy Matt Audrey& Daphne

Chris Riehl Teresa Berger-Riehl ❤️

Hi Alan. Thank you for preserving a memory of our home farm. Paul and Nancy Culliton and the rest of the Culliton Clan.

Well done Alan

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