To Settle Together in Nova Scotia:
The Quaker Loyalists and their Stand Against Slavery
conjunction with the Beaver Harbour Archives and Museum, the New
Brunswick Branch invites you to a celebration in remembrance of the
Loyalist Quakers who settled in Beaver Harbour in 1783, and the heroic
and historic stand they took against slavery. Our guest speaker will be
Deborah Coleman, President of the New Brunswik Branch. A memorial stone
and marker will be dedicated followed by a time of refreshments and
fellowship. Join us at the Quaker Archives and Museum, 18 Quaker Lane in
Beaver Harbour, on September 19th, from 1-3 pm. Seating is limited; please RSVP by September 5th by calling 634-7783.
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UEL Events for the Fall of 2015
15 October, 7:00-9:00 pm: The Lives of Loyalist Women at the
Saint John Free Public Library in Market Square. Our guest speaker will
be Kate Waller, who will speak on the subject of Loyalist women and
their role in society. Waller is a native of Fredericton, and holds a
Bachelor of Education from the University of New Brunswick. Now residing
in Richmond Corner, Waller has spent more than 20 years working across
the Maritimes as a reenactor and living history teacher. She is an
expert on handspinning, wool processing, open hearth cooking,
candlemaking, butter churning and other household skills that Loyalist
women used in the colonial era. Resfreshments will be provided following
5 December, 11 a..m.- 4:00 p.m., Loyalist House, Christmas gathering sponsored by the NB Historical Society7 December
, 1p.m.Union Club, Christmas dinner, 12:30 mulled cider.