Halloween High Jinks

November 2, 2023 / 0 Comments
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Founders’ and Volunteers’ Recognition Event

July 27, 2023 / 0 Comments

The E.A.H.S is hosting a private Founders’ and Volunteers’ Recognition Event on September 24, 2023, from 1 pm – 4 pm at the Elgin Municipal Complex. This time of celebration and recognition, including a guest speaker, is a tribute to those whose vision, dedication, and perseverance has led to 20 years of area heritage and […]

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2023 Events Plans

April 20, 2023 / 0 Comments

The EAHS is celebrating 20 years in 2023 and is very excited to share their calendar of events for this special anniversary year.  Twenty years ago, a small group of concerned citizens formed the Society in order to preserve and restore the former Elgin Public School.  The EPS closed its doors to South Crosby students […]

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Video – Meet Clifford Pennock

March 30, 2023 / 0 Comments

A feature documentary on the life and photographic art of Clifford Pennock. Born in Elgin Ontario in 1880, he became the “Karsh” of his times. He brilliantly captured life in South Crosby in the early decades of the 1900s. Sponsored by the Elgin and Area Heritage Society (EAHS), this program was produced by Glen Russell […]

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Upcoming Notices

March 20, 2023 / 0 Comments

Check our calendar and the “Events” tab often for dates and times of upcoming EAHS events. See the ribbon below for new posts and read the latest in “Articles“. CONGRATULATIONS EAHS. This year, 2023, is the 20th Anniversary of the Elgin & Area Heritage Society. The EAHS Founders’ and Volunteers’ Recognition Event on Sunday, September […]

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How Quebec’s Greatest Authors Were Brought to English Canada

January 19, 2023 / 0 Comments

This article was first published in The Walrus Nov. 21, 2017 and updated Dec 3, 2019. As the article was published over five years ago, and updated over three years ago, some information may no longer be current. EAHS acknowledges both the Walrus magazine and the article’s author Derek Webster. For Sheila Fischman, translation represents […]

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A Jewish Kid at Christmas

January 7, 2023 / 0 Comments

The following is a personal story by Sheila Fischman https://eahs.ca/wp-content/uploads/2023/01/Sheila-F.-My-Christmas-Story.pdf

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A Story of Two WW1 Soldiers

October 24, 2022 / 0 Comments

The following article highlights the soon to be unveiled exhibit of two local WW1 soldiers, Martin James Flynn and Arthur Thomas Cooper.

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Elgin Storyboards Honour Pennock

October 10, 2022 / 0 Comments

The following article by reporter Lily Bedore appeared in the October 6, 2022 edition of the Review-Mirror. EAHS thanks Ms. Bedore and the Review-Mirror for the coverage.

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Clifford Pennock – Storyboard Unveiling

September 22, 2022 / 0 Comments

This is the pre-unveiling article regarding the Elgin storyboards featuring photographer Clifford Pennock. Additional informationn and pictures will be posted following the unveiling at 2:00 pm on October 1, 2022.

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