Tag Archives: Thorold

“Moneys Expended on the Beaverdam Church …”

One hundred and fifty years ago, Beaverdams Church was in need of a new fence and other repairs. And, thus, in 1865, a group of local Beaverdams and Thorold residents gathered their resources and go to work … or so … Continue reading

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Have you bought your ticket?

Dickens Night is fast upon us!  On December 6th, Charles Dickens’ classic seasonal tale “A Christmas Carol” will be presented at Trinity United Church in Thorold. Adapted by B.A. McPetrie, the play will directed by Marg Newby and the performed by … Continue reading

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Another blustery evening nearly 140 years ago …

Trawling through old issues of the Thorold News appeared this story from early October 1875 about attending a “peach festival” event at Beaverdams Church.   In addition to the description of intense weather lighting the way to the church, one of … Continue reading

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There is a season …

Church in the  Wildwood (by Dr. William S. Pitts, 1857) There’s a church in the valley by the wildwood, No lovelier spot in the dale; No place is so dear to my childhood, As the little brown church in the … Continue reading

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Beginning of a new generation of weddings

Friday the 13th of September 2013 was hardly an inauspicious date for Chantelle and Justin’s wedding … although the outdoor event beneath the old willow trees at historic Beaverdams Church was chilly. Read about it here. Their nuptials herald the … Continue reading

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What a success!

The first annual Beaverdams Church Yard Sale was a resounding success! Thanks to Donna and David Cowan along with Board member Helene Miller and students from Thorold Secondary School, the set-up began on Friday of gazebos and tables. Back again … Continue reading

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Thorold’s 35th Arts and Crafts show!

Come meet us and see the model WHILE picking up an artisanal treasure (or two) at the Thorold Community Activities Group’s 35th annual spring Arts & Crafts Show! Saturday May 25 and Sunday May 26 from 10 a.m. to 4 … Continue reading

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