Society wins award for St. Joseph Memorial Park

The St. Joseph and Area Historical Society of St. Joseph, ON placed third in the annual Communities in Bloom 2015 Gardens of Remembrance program with their submission, the “St. Joseph Memorial Park”. The garden in St. Joseph’s Memorial Park was the only Ontario award recipient in the Garden of Remembrance program and the Historical Society was presented with a $100.00 gift card from Home Hardware.

The staff and owner, Gary MacLean of Home Hardware, Grand Bend are pictured with St. Joseph and Area Historical Society representatives, Martha Mungar and Mark Tucker.

The staff and owner, Gary MacLean of Home Hardware, Grand Bend are pictured with St. Joseph and Area Historical Society representatives, Martha Mungar and Mark Tucker.

Great Storm of 1913, Wexford Plaque erected in St. Joseph’s Memorial Park

Wexford Plaque

Martha Munger, Joan Karstens, Dianne Tucker, Mike Miller, Mark Tucker, Nancy Robison, Joe Wooten, Pat Rowe, Frank and Liz Ihrig

Last year our area commemorated the Great Storm of 1913.
For our part we presented a very successful dinner theatre “The White Hurricane”. During the evening we raffled off prints of the ships we featured in the production. Proceeds of the raffle and a generous grant from the Municipality of Bluewater allowed us to erect another historical plaque in St Joseph’s Memorial Park. The plaque faces the spot in the lake where the Wexford lies.

White Hurricane director wins award

Duncar's award 2inDuncan McGregor was presented with the Warden’s Award by Huron County Warden Joe Steffler at the Huron Arts & Heritage Network awards night on May 2, 2014. This award recognizes outstanding achievement by an individual across all categories. The St. Joseph & Area Historical Society congratulates Duncan for this well deserved recognition.

Joe Wooden and Pat Rowe are congratulated for receiving a joint nomination for the Community Contribution Award.