Boultenhouse
THT
Campbell

Tantramar Heritage Trust, Inc.

P.O. Box 3554, 29B Queens Road, Sackville, New Brunswick, E4L 4G4
Office Hours : Tuesday to Friday 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Phone : [506] 536-2541     Fax : [506] 536-2537
E-mail : tantramarheritage@gmail.com
Executive Director: Karen Valanne

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UPCOMING EVENTS

What's happening in the coming weeks

BOULTENHOUSE HERITAGE CENTRE

Comprised of the Boultenhouse House, the Bulmer House, and the Anderson Octagonal House, the Centre houses exhibits and artifacts depicting Sackville's history, the Trust's office,and the

ALEC R. PURDY TANTRAMAR HISTORY AND GENEALOGY RESEARCH CENTRE

CAMPBELL CARRIAGE FACTORY MUSEUM

A seasonal museum and one of the best examples of a 19th century industrial site in North America

NEWSLETTERS

All issues of The White Fence from #1 in 1997 to the present

PUBLICATIONS

Full list of publications and other materials available online

Calendar of Events 2018

September 20-22, 2018 : Heritage Quilt Show - upstairs in the Anderson Octagonal House at the Boultenhouse Heritage Centre, in partnership with the Sackville Quilters' Guild. We will be open extended hours from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. on September 20-22, but the exhibit will be in place until early October.
Saturday 22 September: Campbell Carriage Factory Tours and Blacksmithing Demonstrations - The Carriage Factory Museum will be open from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. and the forge will be running in the blacksmith shop.

Sunday 23 September Fall Fundraising Dinner - "The 'Hay' Days of Tantramar", at the Music Barn, 18 Station St., Middle Sackville, 6:30 p.m. Guest speaker Colin MacKinnon will talk about the history and construction of Tantramar marsh barns. There will be musical entertainment, trivia, and a silent auction. We are seeking handmade or unique items for the auction, so if you'd like to contribute something, please contact the office at 536-2541 or tantramarheritage@gmail.com. The meal is a hip of beef dinner, with vegetables, roll, blueberry dessert, tea or coffee. Tickets are $50, which includes a $25 tax receipt. Seating is limited and you can purchase your ticket as of Friday, August 31 by contacting Karen at the office. Tickets can be purchased over the phone using a credit card or in person at the office by cash, cheque, credit or debit.


Local Mystery History - a series of heritage-themed sessions in partnership with the Tantramar Family Resource Centre. Join us for these free events at which we explore local true crime stories. Light refreshments will be served and a draw will be held at each event to win copies of the related books.

Wednesday, September 26, 7 p.m. - The Great Amherst Mystery (Esther Cox poltergeist haunting), read by Charlie Rhindress, Campbell Carriage Factory Museum, 19 Church St. Nice and spooky around a campfire, weather permitting.

Wednesday, October 10, 7 p.m. - The Ballad of Jacob Peck (Mercy Hall murder), read by Rev. John Perkin, Anderson Octagonal House, 29 Queens Rd., Sackville, NB.

Wednesday, October 24, 7 p.m. - Reader, Be Thou Also Ready (William Fawcett murder), read by Charlie Scobie, Anderson Octagonal House, 29 Queens Rd., Sackville, NB.


For further details see UPCOMING EVENTS



People

People of the Tantramar

By Charlie Scobie

Biographical sketches of 47 women and men who have lived in the Tantramar area over the centuries.

A sequel to the best-selling Sackville Then and Now . Hardback, full-colour, glossy paper, 108 pages, 10 x 8.5 inches. Price: $25.00.

On sale at Tidewater Books, 13 Bridge Street, Sackville, and at Cover to Cover Books, 630 Pinewood Road, Riverview, N.B. Also at Boultenhouse Heritage Centre, 29B Queens Road, Sackville during regular office hours (9 a.m. - 2 p.m., Tuesday through Friday).

People who pre-ordered copies earlier in the summer can pick them up at the Boultenhouse Heritage Centre. Pre-ordered copies will also be delivered (within the Sackville area) on request; call Tantramar Heritage Trust at 536-2541.

To order copies by mail please go to our PUBLICATIONS page.

Book

Town of Sackville Mayor John Higham accepts a copy of People of the Tantramar from author Charlie Scobie at the Book Launch on 21 September 2018.


To renew your membership or become a member / give a donation / volunteer your time, please use the 2018 Membership Form (PDF)



Comments, corrections and additional information relating to this web site are welcome : please contact the Trust's webmaster at cscobie@eastlink.ca

ABOUT US

Learn about the Trust and how to become a member

TANTRAMAR HISTORIC SITES

A searchable data base of historic sites in the Tantramar area

TANTRAMAR HISTORY

A synopsis of our history from 1708 to the present

YORKSHIRE 2000 & YORKSHIRE IMMIGRATION

This celebration of Yorkshire settlers took place in August 2000, but the legacy lives on

SACKVILLE 250

The legacy of Sackville Township's 250th anniversary celebrations in 2012

LINKS

to a wide range of web sites

SITE MAP

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