December 3, 2023

Cobourg History Buff Special Guest at Hastings Historical Society Meeting

Save the Date!

When? Wednesday, June 7th, 2023 at 7 pm

Where? Hastings Civic Centre, Hastings

Prince of Wales and future King of England, Edward VII

Thurs., June 1, 2023 – The Hastings Historical Society is pleased to announce that history buff George Parker of Cobourg will be our speaker.

His topic is the 1860 Royal Tour of the Canadas and the United States by the Prince of Wales and future King of England, Edward VII.  Locally, The Prince of Wales toured Cobourg, Harwood and Hiawatha.

All welcome. Free admission. Light refreshments will be served after the presentation.  Memberships, books, calendars, and 50/50 tickets will be sold in support of the HHS.

As well, the Hastings Historical Society will be holding the 2023 AGM at the beginning of the evening.  The 2022 financial report was made to HHS members at the last presentation.  The HHS members will be asked to review and approve the executive appointments who will be guiding your HHS for the upcoming term.


James Coveney, President, would like to announce:

 “It has been an honour to be president of Hastings Historical Society and to now become Past President, as my term has ended.  We have been working as a nominating committee to recruit new people to fill several vacancies as our vice president, secretary and treasurer are moving away.  We have some people that have expressed interest but we have the need and opening for others to become involved also. We need executive members and committee help.  We hope to have enough names by presentation night June 7th.  For further information, contact Jim Coveney at 705 760 1315.”

The HHS acknowledges the support and cooperation of the Trent Hills Public Library in making this presentation a successful community event.

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