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Simcoe County Museum presents the Tenacious and Versatile: 150 years of the Grey and Simcoe Foresters Exhibit and Lecture Series

Official opening to be held October 11, 2016 at 6:30 p.m.

Minesing/October 7, 2016 – The Simcoe County Museum is pleased to present the Tenacious and Versatile: 150 years of the Grey and Simcoe Foresters exhibit and lecture series.

Living up to their motto, Tenacious and Versatile, the Grey and Simcoe Foresters has remained a regiment tenacious in its determination to continue as a major unit in the order of battle, and versatile in its willingness and adaptability to take on new roles and challenges.

A lecture series complements the Grey and Simcoe Foresters exhibit which officially kicks off on October 11 at 6:30 p.m. and runs through December. The lecture series schedule is as follows:

  • October 11, 7:30 p.m.: The Grey & Simcoe Foresters, Celebrating 150 Years of history presented by Major John Fisher.
  • October 18, 7:30 p.m.: The Northwest Rebellion and the York-Simcoe Foresters with former Master Warrant Officer (MWO) Darcy Murray.
  • November 15, 7:30 p.m.: Telling the story of a Grey & Simcoe Forester of today presented by MWO Dean Henley.
  • November 29, 7:30 p.m.: A Canadian and Simcoe County Perspective on the WWI Battles of 1916: St. Eloi, Mt. Sorrel and The Somme with Grey & Simcoe Foresters, presented by Regimental Museum Associate Steve Glover.
EVENT:

Simcoe County Museum presents the Tenacious and Versatile: 150 years of the Grey and Simcoe Foresters Exhibit and Lecture Series Official Opening

Where

Simcoe County Museum
1151 Highway 26
Minesing, Ontario L9X 0Z7

When

October 11, 2016
6:30 p.m.

Regular Museum rates apply: Museum Members and Preschoolers are free; Adults $6; Student/Seniors $5; and Children $4. The Simcoe County Museum is located at 1151 Highway 26, Minesing. For more information on this exhibition, contact the Simcoe County Museum at (705) 728-3721 or visit museum.simcoe.ca.

 

Take the Infinite Journey with the Simcoe County Museum, a cultural exploration of our historical past and exciting future. The Simcoe County Museum is owned and operated by the County of Simcoe and offers year round exhibits, events and educational programs for visitors of every age. Visit our website at museum.simcoe.ca for further details.

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Contacts:

Kelley Swift Jones. Museum Curator
Simcoe County Museum
705-728-3721 
kelley.swiftjones@simcoe.ca 

Shaughna Crew
Simcoe County Museum

705-728-3721 ext. 1320 
shaughna.crew@simcoe.ca