Check out our virtual workshops and online videos. There is something for everyone!
Cross Stitch Workshop (presented in partnership with the Museum Management and Curatorship students at Fleming College)
To view the first installment of the virtual workshop, head over to our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vNb4f3KAvrw.
To view the second installment of the virtual workshop, click here.
Interested in checking out some of the historical patterns? Follow the links below:
Beginner’s Guide to Cross Stitch
Caroline Emerson, Aged 9, 1830 Cross Stitch Pattern
Eliza Mutch, 1856 Cross Stitch Pattern
Susan Davis, Aged 13, 1831 Cross Stitch Pattern
Ellin Lancaster, Aged 8, 1863 Cross Stitch Pattern
Interested in adapting the virtual workshop for use in the classroom? The students at Fleming College’s Museum Management and Curatorship program have prepared lesson plans for Grades 3, 6, 8, and 10.
Cross Stitch Samplers: Historical Notes
Early Settler Camp
Try out some fun at-home activities with our Early Settler Camp. Make butter, design a 19th century toy, make some 19th century recipes, and even try your hand at making some log cabin art.
Click the link to view the playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLSvA4b1qZn2c9qW4oQntM8AQQAw5xJBw3
Untold Stories of Hutchison House
We uncover some little-known stories surrounding Hutchison House and Peterborough.
Click the link to view the playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLSvA4b1qZn2dYVvmKhB6f-rqBMT3BRIK-
Flirting Like a Victorian
Do you want to up your relationship game? Check out our videos where we teach you how to flirt like a Victorian!
PHS Talks: Virtual Lectures
Interested in checking out some of the Peterborough Historical Society’s past lectures? You can find many of them on our YouTube channel.
Musician of Extraordinary Merit: Joseph Churchill Arlidge
The Cradle of Canadian Literature
Personal Remembrance of Remembrance Days Past
Packed to the Doors: The Electric City Goes to the Movies
Artifacts at Hutchison House Museum
The Peterborough House of Refuge
The State of Politics in Ontario and Canada
The Many Working Lives of Robert Romaine