Annual Gathering at Uxbridge Friends Meetinghouse Postponed

The Committee of Friends Meetinghouse, Uxbridge, Ontario is a group of local Uxbridge and area citizens who have provided stewardship and access to the 200-year-old local Quaker meetinghouse. They are the group which organizes and presents a popular annual gathering and contemporary church service mid-June of each year.   . . . (Click here to read more) “Annual Gathering at Uxbridge Friends Meetinghouse Postponed”

The CQHA 2020 Conference is Postponed

We repost information from the following webpage:

Dear CQHA friends,

 

This is not the message we had hoped to share with you at this point in our planning for the CQHA 2020 conference. Our program committee had worked through proposals and acceptances and was justifiably proud of the program we had put together, based almost entirely in the quality of presentations and their convergence around aspects of Quaker history and culture.

. . . (Click here to read more) “The CQHA 2020 Conference is Postponed”

See us at the Middlesex Heritage Fair on February 22 2020

The CFHA will be joining the Middlesex Centre Archives this weekend at the Middlesex Heritage Fair. We’ll have a booth where you can learn about Quaker history and descendance, our new website, and our programs and activities.

The Fair will be 10am to 4pm on Saturday the 22nd at the Delaware Community Centre: 2652 Gideon Drive, Delaware, ON, N0L 1E0 (map)

The event is free and there’s lots of parking! . . . (Click here to read more) “See us at the Middlesex Heritage Fair on February 22 2020”

See us speak at the Ontario Ancestors Conference in June

We’ll be helping to close out the Ontario Ancestors 2020 annual conference in Hamilton this June. On Sunday the 7th we’ll be presenting at 2:30pm. We’ll be talking about our efforts to modernize our organization and provide new digital resources for researching Quaker history: from updating our website and indexing our publications to building a new digital archives platform to present our digitized documents and transcriptions. . . . (Click here to read more) “See us speak at the Ontario Ancestors Conference in June”

Randy Saylor to make Keynote Presentation: Quaker United Empire Loyalists: An Exploration

“At our preparative Meeting of Pelham the 29th of the 5th Mo. 1811

            This Meeting was Inform,d that Benjamin Birdsall is Living in the Neglect of Attending meetings  Appears out of plainness both in Dress and Address and making use of the Vain Compliments of the World & that he is Concernd in the Distillation of Grain also that he has Reciev,d A tract of Land of land from Government under the Appelation of UE.   . . . (Click here to read more) “Randy Saylor to make Keynote Presentation: Quaker United Empire Loyalists: An Exploration”