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With a history as colourful as any frontier area of the New World, Victoria County has seen its share of tragedies and triumphs. Life for the early settlers here could be harsh, but hard work and endurance produced flourishing farms, towns, and industries.

On July 16, R.B. (Rae) Fleming, a well-known historian and biographer, will tell the stories of these early settlers in 19th century Victoria County at the third talk in the Kawartha Speaker Series. He will describe who they were, where they came from, and the way of life they created here in this new land.

The aim of the Kawartha Speaker Series is to help keep Dunsford—and its library— on the map by highlighting the area’s rich heritage, both natural and historical. All are invited to attend this talk on this area’s pioneers to be held at Dunsford Branch, located in the Dunsford Community Centre, from 7 to 9 pm on July 16. Admission is by donation to the Friends of the Dunsford Library. Pre-registration is encouraged at 705-793-3037. 

Earlier Event: July 13
Garden Tour & Tea
Later Event: July 17