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What's on at the Brockville Museum
Posted Sep-01-2012


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. Click here 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.

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