Thursday, February 12, 2015

Elgin Branch OGS March 2015 meetings

Come join us!

Our next meeting is on Wednesday, March 25 at 7 p.m. 

Location: St. Thomas Public Library.  

Topic:  Remembering our 1812 Veterans - the 1812 Gravesite Project. 

Speaker:  Vanessa Warner

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Talbot Times - Elgin Handles Ltd., 1887

The December 1984 copy of the Talbot Times contains a 1887 article on Elgin Handles Ltd., and the town of Sparta. There is a reference to the Rebellion of 1837, and family names included in the article are Doan Family (Quakers), Burgess, Scott, Kipp, Haight and many others. You can find the article at the link below -
Talbot Times - Elgin Handles Ltd. - 1984 December issue