Goings on - what's happening at the Brockville Museum:
New museum exhibit at the Brockville Library September 2012 "The Art of Ceramic Painting". On display is a collection of handpainted china, the work of two sisters, Jessie K. Davis and Beatrice Maude Davis Locke, whose family owned and operated a dry goods store on King St. from 1876-1918.
BGH maternity Department - The Brockville Museum welcomes any stories, articles, photographs or artifacts that you might like to donate or share. Clickhere for more information.
Tuesday, September 11 - Long Sault Boat Tour: Enjoy a boat tour through the historic International Rapids section of the St. Lawrence Seaway! After taking a bus to Morrisburg you will join Sea Fox II for a fascinating trip past the sites of some of the Lost Villages. Pass through the mammoth Eisenhower and Snell Locks, both of which have a lift of over 40’, sail under the Cornwall International Bridge before arriving in Cornwall for the return trip to Brockville. A delicious hot and cold lunch consisting of soup, sandwiches, salad, dessert, tea and coffee will be served on board! Departure time from Brockville 11 a.m., returning to Brockville approximately 6:30 p.m. Only $90 for museum members / $95 for non-members.
Friday, September 21, 10 am – 9 pm & Saturday, September 22, 10 am – 2 pm Brockville Museum Annual Silent Auction: Cleaning out your attic or basement? Thanks to everyone’s generous support this annual fundraising continues to be one our most successful. Once again the museum would appreciate your donation of antiques, collectibles, or memorabilia. Donations must be received no later than Friday, September 14.
In The Gift Shop:
Newly arrived in our gift shop (cash, debit, or credit card accepted):
"The 1000 Islands Then & Now" - a gorgeous book by John McQuarrie with Ian Coristine, Doug Grant, Jennifer McKendry, John Nalon, and Don Ross $32.00
"Know Your Ships 2012" the bible for ship-watchers throughout the Great Lakes region - same price as last year's edition $23.00
Brockville Infantry Company: Citizen Soldiers and Canadian Patriotism in the 1860s by Brian Porter $11
Searching for the Forgotten War - 1812 - Canada by Patrick Richard Carstens & Timothy L. Sanford $23.99