2020 Meeting Schedule

The Newmarket Historical Society hosts its meetings on the third Wednesday of the month at 7:30 p.m., Newmarket Lion’s Hall (200 Doug Duncan Dr.). Meetings are FREE unless otherwise indicated. All are welcome, donations gratefully accepted!

January 15, 2020: AGM and Annual “Bring & Brag”                                                                        

The beginning of the meeting will elect the 2020 Board of Directors and provide a brief review of 2019, before moving to the always popular “Bring & Brag.” Members are invited to bring in a treasure to share. It could be a mystery to solve, a family heirloom, a letter or document, or a curiosity. And it may come with an interesting, tragic or amusing story.

February 19, 2020: Ted Barris – Rush to Danger

Celebrated historian and author Ted Barris will return to the NHS for the third consecutive year to tell us the stories of military medics, surgeons, nursing sisters, stretcher-bearers, orderlies, and ambulance drivers from the American Civil War to today’s conflicts.

$5.00 Admission for Non-Members

Updates will be posted regularly here, and on our social media pages. 

March 18, 2020: Frank Moritsugu, The Japanese Internment in Canada During WWII

Frank Moritsugu will be speaking about his first-hand experience with Canada’s Japanese internment policy during the Second World War.

April 15, 2020: Kate Revington, Lucy Maud Montgomery & the Protestant Church

NHS Member Kate Revington shares Lucy Maud Montgomery’s reaction to the unification of the Protestant Church in Canada.

May 20, 2020: Jeremy Hood, Medieval History of the Mediterranean 

June 17, 2020: Members Only – Topic to be Confirmed 

September 16, 2020: Ian Proudfoot, The Sharon Temple & the Rebellion

October 21, 2020: Topic to be Confirmed