Tea and History is Back!

Susanna Moodie: Fact and Fiction

Purple Hills presents

Susanna Moodie: Fact & Fiction

Sunday, April 30 @ 2pm

Station on the Green in Creemore, ON

Guests Cecily Ross and Michael Peterman will join us in a moderated conversation about Susanna Moodie. Everyone is welcome to attend this free event.

CECILY ROSS is an award-winning writer and editor who has worked at The Globe and Mail, Maclean’sHarrowsmithThe Cobourg Star and The Peterborough Examiner.


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Autumn events still to come in Creemore.

Sunday, Oct. 23, 2pm to 4pmPurple Hills Events - Autumn

CELEBRATING THE PETUN

(A Tea & History Event)

Our own Pat Raible has published a new book, The Petun: People of the Hills, the result of her deep interest in the people who lived here 400 years ago. You can pick it up at Curiosity House. Join us to celebrate her achievement. Helen Blackburn will share some Petun artifacts from her collection.
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Sunday Afternoons: Tea and History Series

Petun to Wyandot by Charles Garrard

Sunday afternoons.

This longstanding series brings warmth to a winter Sunday afternoon while deepening our understanding of history.

The 2015 speaker was Charles Garrard, author of Petun to Wyandot: The Ontario Petun from the Sixteenth Century (Canadian Museum of History/University of Ottawa Press, 2014). The book, winner of the Ontario Archaeological Society Award for Excellence in Publishing, distills a lifetime of research on the now-dispersed Wyandot tribe, once called the Petun, who encountered the French explorer Samuel de Champlain in 1616 in the area now known as Creemore.
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