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Archive for May, 2016

Applications are currently being accepted by the County Community Foundation for requests for funding to “aid the preservation, protection, or restoration of a heritage structure within the geographic area of Prince Edward County deemed historically or culturally significant to the community.” These funds are raised from the proceeds of the annual Christmas House Tours of Prince Edward County. This year the tours will be held on December 4th.

Information on how to apply for a “SAVE THE DAY” grant

Download the Built Heritage Application Form

Applications are due by June 15th, 2016.

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The Annual General Meeting of the Prince Edward Historical Society will be held on Sunday, May 15th at 2:00 p.m. in the Wellington Library, 261 Main Street, Wellington, Ontario (lower level meeting room).

A proposed slate of officers for the Society will be presented by the Executive and nominations from the floor will be accepted.

Our guest speaker will be Lindsay Reid of ERA Architects who is in charge of ERA’s Prince Edward County office.

ERA is a renowned leader in historical and heritage restoration projects.

Some of the company’s more recent projects include Toronto’s Distillary District and the Imperial Oil building, and the restoration of the Royal Hotel in Picton. Lindsay will talk about Heritage Conservation Districts, including Picton’s, that ERA has been involved in creating.

Please join us for what should be an interesting presentation.

The AGM will also include an update about our heritage event, ‘Two Days About Yesterday’ that is taking place on June 18th and 19th.

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