Take an in-depth look at Meaford street names and their historical importance this Sunday February 8 at 2pm. Local historian John Kerr walks you through the origin of streets such as Nelson, Sykes, Collingwood, Thompson, Berry and Trowbridge. Learn surprising things about the history of Meaford, including how the town was originally laid out. Meaford residents, long-time visitors to the area and lovers of local lore should plan to attend. This lecture is free to attend.
'Street Names of Meaford' is the fourth in a six-part free lecture series presented by Meaford Hall Arts & Cultural Centre. The next in the series is Sunday March 8 at 2pm: First In, Last Out - Women of the RCAF. Celebrate International Women's Day by attending this presentation about the remarkable women of the Royal Canadian Air Force during WWII. Speaker Glad Bryce wrote an acclaimed book on this topic, sharing the fascinating stories and experiences about the women who chose this challenging path and changed history.
For more information on these and other Meaford Hall events follow us on Facebook, Twitter: @MeafordHall, visit our website or call 1.877.538.0463 or drop by 12 Nelson St E in beautiful historic downtown Meaford.