Colchester Historic Society Heritage Night time occurs this Thursday Contributed |Up to date 21 hours in the past |2 min learn Nominations have closed and 6 heritage lovers will obtain prime recognition on the Colchester Historic Society’s (CHS) annual Heritage Night time on Thursday, Might 18. Recipients this 12 months embrace Dr. Lynn Jones who championed efforts to protect …

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TRURO, N.S. — Nominations have closed and 6 heritage lovers will obtain prime recognition on the Colchester Historic Society’s (CHS) annual Heritage Night time on Thursday, Might 18.

Recipients this 12 months embrace Dr. Lynn Jones who championed efforts to protect the historical past of one in all Truro’s Black communities by Down the Marsh Group Land Belief; writer David C. Clark, whose ebook Exhausting Instances particulars the social historical past of rural life in Nova Scotia within the Fifties and 60s; and Millbrook Tradition and Heritage Centre whose employees lately repatriated Mi’kmaw regalia after greater than 100 years in Australia.

Additionally being acknowledged is the North Shore Archives Society for its ongoing work to advertise heritage schooling; Donna Hogan, for her position within the Truro Music Pageant’s One centesimal- ebook Extra Joyful Noise; and City of Truro’s Robert Hilchey Architectural Heritage Award winner Ryan Johnson for his restoration of the property at 81 Brunswick St. 

The awards night time begins at 7 p.m. on the Colchester Historeum at 29 Younger St. in downtown Truro.

“We invite the group and CHS members to hitch and present assist for these worthy efforts to rejoice the heritage of our county,” Ken Henderson, heritage committee chair, stated.

Heritage Night time started in 1979 as a part of the Twenty fifth-anniversary celebrations of the historic society, in addition to to mark the third anniversary of the doorways opening on the unique Colchester Historic Museum and Archives.