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September 24, 2018

Public Lecture

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Public Meetings


PETERBOROUGH HISTORICAL SOCIETY MONTHLY MEETINGS.  The monthly meetings and lectures are on the third Tuesday of the month; September, October, November, January, February, March and May at 7:30 p.m., Lion’s Community Centre, 347 Ashburnham Street.  Note that we are returning to the Lion’s Centre for the 2018-2019 season.  We had planned to use the Peterborough Library but will be unable to do so because of the acoustics problem in the refurbished community room.





September meeting and lecture:

Heritage in the Age of Climate Change

Erik Hanson, Heritage Resources Coordinator for the City of Peterborough, will explain why heritage is the emerging champion in the race to zero net carbon and discuss what municipalities and the private sector can do to support the sustainable rehabilitation of existing buildings.

Tuesday, 18 September, 2018, The Lion’s Centre, 347 Burnham Street, 7:30 p.m. (accessible, parking, free admission) All welcome.



Tuesday, 16 October: Kevin Siena, “Jail Fever: A History of Typhus and Terror.” Kevin Siena is Associate Professor of History at Trent University and has published books on the history of disease.

Tuesday, 20 November: Don Willcock, “Peterborough Remembers Her Fallen: The Citizens' War Memorial.” Don Willcock is a Peterborough historian, archival researcher and contractor, and Past President of the Peterborough Historical Society.

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