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Hutchison House on YouTube

This past spring in honour or Toursim Week in Peterborough, the film students at Crestwood High School created 2.5 minutes clips of various attractions around town. These promotional clips aired on local CHEX TV the first week of June, 2013 and can also be found here on YouTube:

New Interactive and Accessible Program

New to Hutchison House: In an effort to make every learning experience a valuable experience, we have included a new interactive program within the Museum! As an addition to our Virtual Museum Tour DVD, Museum Management and Curatorship students from Sir Sandford Fleming College have created a new chest full of artifacts that represent a … Read more

2016 PHS News & Events Archive

Jon Oldham explained the expansion and renovation of the Peterborough Museum and Archives The monthly meeting of the PHS in June took place at the Peterborough Museum and Archives, following which Jon Oldham of the PMA explained the history, planning and extent of the new PMA expansion and renovations.  The original building, a centennial project … Read more

2015 PHS News & Events Archive

Explore the Ancient Trails of Scugog Carrying Place at PHS Public Meeting,Tuesday, November 17 Oshawa Author Grant Karcich, will discuss his book Scugog Carrying Place: A Frontier Pathway at the November 17 Public Meeting of the Peterborough Historical Society. It promises to be a fascinating follow-up to Alan Brunger’s talk in September on the Chemung … Read more

2013 PHS News & Events Archive

Author John Boyko is Guest Speaker at Historical Society Public Meeting Acclaimed author John Boyko, will be discussing his latest book, Blood and Daring: How Canada Fought the American Civil War and Forged a Nation, at the Peterborough Historical Society’s public meeting on November 19th. Since its release in May 2013, the book has received … Read more

2012 PHS News & Events Archive

For King, Country — and Czar: James Garvey, Hugh Nolan, and the Canadian SiberianExpeditionary Force, 1918-19 Over 60 people crowded into the basement of the Public Library on Tuesday, November 20th for the monthly meeting of the society.  The guest speaker was local historian and PHS Board member Don Willcock who spoke about the little-known … Read more

2011 PHS News & Events Archive

Student History Awards 2011 PHS presents an award to the graduating student who achieves the highest mark in history at Secondary Schools in Peterborough and surrounding area. The award is presented at the school’s graduating ceremony.  The following students received this award in 2011.St. Peter’s – Julie ReedHoly Cross – Zachary SimmondsPCVS – Claire O’ManiqueTASS … Read more

2010 PHS News & Events Archive

Renovations Improve Accessibility Thanks to a significant grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation and generous donations from members of the Peterborough Historical Society, Hutchison House Museum is now more accessible to people with physical disabilities. The renovations were completed in May 2010. A wheelchair accessible parking space and ramp system make it easier for people … Read more