Heritage Week at the Lincoln Museum & Cultural Centre - Ontario Heritage Trust

Heritage Week at the Lincoln Museum & Cultural Centre

February 17-22, 2020

Miss Agnes Welstead

Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Saturday: 1 to 4 p.m.

For Heritage Week 2020, the Lincoln Museum & Cultural Centre is open for people of all ages to come and explore their collections and participate in a number of activities.

Highlights include:

  • Visit with our costumed interpreter portraying Miss Agnes Welstead, a 1908 school mistress from the Jordan School House, built in 1859
  • Drop in for your hygiene inspection, posture inspection, and a physical fitness drill (remember your handkerchief!)
  • Write your name in pen and ink (right hand only!)
  • Write on slate boards, participate in a spelling bee, and recite a “Memory Gem”
  • Learn or “reminisce” about various methods of discipline that were used in a one-room schoolhouse (volunteers welcomed)
  • Try your hand at a cup-and-ball game or spinning top
  • View the three exhibits open now at the museum: The Wounded, Tale of a Town, and The Quiltmaker

Admission by donation

For more information:

Contact: Beth Labrie, Museum Interpreter

Telephone: 905-563-2799, ext. 292
Website: https://lincoln.ca/heritage-culture/lincoln-museum-cultural-centre

Location:

Lincoln Museum & Cultural Centre
4996 Beam Street
Beamsville, Ontario

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