History Lives Here has been a regular contributor to Belleville’s popular DOCFEST since the event’s inception five years ago. Organized by a small volunteer group of ardent documentary fans, the event has proved to be a sold-out success with the community hungry for thoughtful programming that … [Read more...] about History Lives Here at the Belleville DocFest
Beginning every Monday afternoon from March 2 – May 25th 2015, CKWS TV in Kingston will be broadcasting The History Moments series – short video vignettes on local history themes. Over the next 13 weeks, excerpts from the five series produced by History Lives Here Inc. will showcase … [Read more...] about CKWS TV BROADCASTS THE HISTORY MOMENTS SERIES
The Macdonald Project of Prince Edward County celebrated at the iconic Fairmont Royal York Hotel as a sold out crowd of 400 guests and dignitaries including Ontario Premier, the Honourable Kathleen Wynne, former Conservative prime minister, the Right Honourable Kim Campbell, and the Lieutenant … [Read more...] about Macdonald Project of Prince Edward County 200th Birthday News Release For January 11, 2015
About 100 people attended a celebration of the 125th anniversary of the official opening of the Murray Canal on Saturday, October 18, 2014. Organized by the Murray Canal Organization in partnership with History Lives Here Inc., the event was developed to mark the anniversary year with a … [Read more...] about MURRAY CANAL CELEBRATES 125TH ANNIVERSARY!
On Saturday, October 18th, 2014 starting at 1 pm, the Murray Canal District Organization will be celebrating the 125th anniversary of the opening of the Murray Canal in 1889. The event will take place on the site of the official opening in 1889 at Twelve O'Clock Point Rd. on the northeast side … [Read more...] about The 125th Anniversary of the Opening of the Murray Canal
On Friday, July 11, 2014, the stately courthouse in Picton was jam packed with visitors hungry to witness history – the re-enactment of an infamous murder trial that took place in Prince Edward County in May 1884. The trial of two local men for a botched robbery and murder at Christmas 1883 … [Read more...] about THE ENDURING APPEAL OF HISTORY – The 1884 Lazier Murder Trial Re-enactment
Re-enactment of the Lazier Murder Trial: Prince Edward County 1884 LIVE Friday, 11 July 2014 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Picton, Ontario | Picton Courthouse In December 1883, Peter Lazier was shot in the heart during a bungled robbery at a Prince Edward County farmhouse. Three local men, … [Read more...] about Re-enactment of the Lazier Murder Trial: Prince Edward County 1884
Two History Moments produced by History Lives Here Inc. on the canning industry of Prince Edward County are featured at a new exhibit, which opened May 13th at the Canadian Agriculture and Food Museum in Ottawa. Food Preservation: The Science You Can Eat is an exhibit which tells visitors … [Read more...] about HISTORY MOMENTS FEATURED AT CANADIAN AGRICULTURE MUSEUM EXHIBIT