Note: All Meetings scheduled for 7:30 p.m. at the Ancaster Old Town Hall except for the initial September Supper Meeting which is scheduled for 6:00 p.m. at Lynden United Church.

Friday, September 16, 2016, at 6:00 p.m.

“Pioneer Lynden and its Methodist and United Churches”

Supper at Lynden United Church, Lynden
Advanced Supper Ticket Required
Please Call 905-304-0420

Remarks by: The Rev. Christina Paradela
Speaker: Greg MacPherson, Board Chair


Friday, October 28, 2016, at 7:30 p.m.

“Let’s Butter Them Up!” with display of dairy collection

Speaker: The Rev. Charlie Hogg, Collector of Historical Artifacts


Friday, November 25, 2016, at 7:30 p.m.

“Origin of Place Names in Wentworth & Halton Counties”

Speaker: John McDonald, Author

There will also be a Christmas Fun Auction presented by Melanie Blum


Friday, January 27, 2017, at 7:30 p.m.

Stretcher Bearers on the Double:
“5th Canadian Field Ambulance in the Great War” (John)
“Serving Returning Soldiers on the Home Front” (Lillian)

Speakers: Dr. John Deadman and Lillian Dyson-Babcock


Friday, February 24, 2017, at 7:30 p.m.

“Keep Me Warm One Winter Night” with display of quilts and homespun

Speaker: The Rev. Charlie Hogg, Collector of Historical Artifacts


Friday, March 31, 2017, at 7:30 p.m.

Appraisal of Collectibles, etc.

Speaker: Joe Zidanic, Professional Appraiser, Auctioneer, Conservator, Restorer


Friday, April 28, 2017, at 7:30 p.m.

2017 ANNUAL MEETING of the Ancaster Township Historical Society

Members’ 2nd “SHOW & TELL” Fun Night
12 ATHS members to bring a family heirloom/heritage artifact and give the story behind the item (limit 3-4 minutes each).

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