Deck the Halls

January 3, 2021 / 0 Comments

Every December the Elgin and Area Heritage Society adorns the Red Brick School (RBS) with wreaths and lights in preparation for celebrating Christmas.  Inside and out this historic landmark reflects majestic splendour to the delight of visitors and passers by. An Elgin tradition is the “Sharing the Light of Christ”. On the First Sunday of […]

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Creating a Community

October 4, 2020 / 0 Comments

On Aug. 17, 18, 24, 25, 31 and Sept. 1, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., plus an additional time for a tour by school students the Elgin and Area Heritage Society hosted an exhibit at the Red Brick School in Elgin. The Creating a Community exhibit featured individual panels highlighting the family trees, […]

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School Days

October 4, 2020 / 0 Comments

Each year, the Elgin and Area Heritage Society invites a group of elementary school students to visit the Red Brick School.  The students experience a sample of the wondrous school days that unfolded in a time before most of them were even born. They assemble and enter the classroom in the required orderly fashion, and […]

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