Bracebridge Library Offering Unique Insights on World War One
This November 11th marks the 100th Anniversary of the Armistice and end of World War One. (Pexels Photo)
This November 11th marks the 100th Anniversary of the Armistice and the end of World War One.
The Bracebridge Public Library is offering some unique experiences for residents to get a sense of what the war was like so long ago.
On Friday local author Patrick Boyer will speak about the First World War, focusing on the 122nd Battalion which was led by Muskokan raised Col. Grant.
The talk begins at 7:00pm and you are asked to call ahead and reserve a spot at 705-645-4171.
There are also displays about life on the home front and John McCrae who famously wrote In Flanders Fields.
The Bracebridge Legion have also contributed to a window display showing memorabilia from World War One.
Following Remembrance Day librarian Ruth Holtz will lead a seminar on searching the military records of your ancestors from World War One. That takes place on Monday, November 12th at 10:00am in the library. Registration by phone is required, by calling 705-645-4171.