Thursday, June 6th at 1:30 pm : The Kingston Historical Society hosts a Commemoration Service for Sir John A. Macdonald at his grave in the Cataraqui Cemetery National Historic Site on the June 6th, every year.
Information: Alan MacLachlan, Commemoration Service Chair. (613) 549-8841 or (613) 453-7078 (cell). Email: email@example.com
The Canadian Heritage Dinner
The Canadian Heritage Dinner, sponsored by the KHS, is held during Heritage Week. On February 29th 2020, we will welcome Dr. Laura Brandon to speak in the Senior Staff Mess of the Royal Military College. Her talk will examine how the Group of Seven were interpreters of World War One. She is is a freelance writer, curator, and lecturer specializing in international and Canadian war art. From 1992 to 2015, she was the Historian, Art & War at the Canadian War Museum. She has written and lectured internationally for nearly 40 years and curated more than 45 exhibitions. She is currently an Adjunct Research Professor in the School for Studies in Art and Culture and in the History Department at Carleton University, Ottawa, ON and a Research Associate at the Canadian War Museum. She was appointed to the Order of Canada in 2015.