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Scotland Discoveries

with Christine Woodcock

As a young child immersed in Scottish culture and tradition, Christine was aware of some “urban legends”. Although she had traveled to Scotland several times, it wasn’t until she traveled there as an adult that the richness of those stories were brought to life. Many, in fact, were not myths but reality. She will share these discoveries with us.

Date and Time: June 14 2023 at 7pm EDT

To Register: click on the link below –

or email

The Germans in Bruce County

We are delighted to welcome back Pat Kelly. His presentation will cover conditions in Germany that led to mass emigration, early German emigration to Canada, the trek from Waterloo County to The Bruce, persecution of German Canadians during and after World War 1, and effects of that up to the present.

Monday, May 8th, 2023 at 7pm EDT Email if you want to Zoom or register by clicking here

Family History & Genealogy Workshop

April 11, 2023. BCGS Introduction to Family History & Genealogy Workshop. 7 p.m. Bruce County Museum. Free. All welcome. Registration: in-person, 519-797-2080 or brucemuseum.caby Zoom: 

Apr. 18–May 30, 2023.  BCGS Family History & Genealogy Workshop. Tuesdays, 7-9 p.m. Seven-week workshop at the Bruce County Museum. How to start your family history; where to find records; organizing your materials; DNA testing; how to find military and land records; preserving family records and photos; publishing your genealogy; organizing a family reunion. $75. Registration: 519-797-2080 or

Bring and Brag | October 11 | 2pm

at the Bruce County Museum and Cultural Centre

Bruce County Genealogical Society members are welcome to meet in person to discuss their exciting Covid genealogical finds! Come and brag about your recent discoveries whether it is a photograph, locating a long lost cousin, or a brick wall breakthrough!

For more information, email the Bruce County Genealogical Society:

Henry Cargill | September 12 | 7 pm

Pat Kelly returns to the museum to discuss the remarkable life of Henry Cargill. During this talk Pat will weave in stories of the Cargill lumber camps and the Greenock swamp that he heard as a boy. Pat Kelly is one of Bruce County Genealogical Society’s favourite and popular speakers.This will be held at the Museum in Southampton. Space is limited, pre-registration is required. You can
register by calling the Museum at 519-797-2080 or through the website at

Pleased to announce we are also showing it via Zoom. There may be a break halfway through for 15 minutes or so. 
To register for watching it via Zoom, please click on the link below:
Zoom will confirm your registration and remind you a week before the event and also an hour before. 

Hope you will join us either via Zoom or in person at the museum.