The 100th Regiment was present for the annual Colonel By Day held at the Ottawa Locks.
Colonel By Day is a free, one-day, family-friendly heritage celebration which commemorates Lt-Colonel John By and the builders of the Rideau Canal. This fun-filled day boasts a wide variety of heritage-themed events and entertainment, including blacksmithing, lace making, and musketry demonstrations, interactive tabletop exhibits, costumed characters, free admission to the Bytown Museum, and more! The event has grown enormously since its inception in 1995, and since 2008 has attracted an average of over 5,000 visitors annually!
Photo Dave Noble
During the weekend of June 7th and 8th the Goulbourn Museum held their annual Doors Open Ottawa and members of the 100th Regiment Historical Society were onsite both days.
The Goulbourn Museum cares for over 8,000 artefacts and this weekend allowed the public a rare private tour of the collection.
Members of the 100th Regiment attended the Norwegian 17th May Day Family Picnic held at the Canadian Museum of History in Gatineau, Quebec.
Below: 100th Regiment with Norwegian Ambassador to Canada Her Excellency Mona Elisabeth Brøther
Photo E. Rodriguez
Photo W. Kendall
Heritage Day in Ottawa is an annual event that encourages residents to explore their local heritage, to get involved with stewardship and advocacy groups, and to visit museums, archives, and places of architectural significance. It is a chance to recognize the contributions of the many dedicated volunteers who promote heritage conservation and public education about the city’s history.
On February 18th, 2014, members of the Society were present at Ottawa City Hall to take part in activities and speak with the public about the 100th Regiment.
(l to R) Private William SInka, Mayor Jim Watson, and Prviate Max Cronkite
Photo courtesy Mayor Jim Watson
On February 17th, 2014, 100th Regt. Historical Society and 100th Regiment of Foot members were present for the Goulbourn Museum's Faimily Day and were dressed in uniforms that would have been familiar to Goulbourn's early residents.
Below (l to R) Kevin Cownley (VP 100th Regt Historical Society) and Private Max Cronkite.
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