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Mark your calendars for the following events in 2020:

Fall Social

Saturday, November 14, 2020, 1:00 - 4:00 pm

Spring Social

The Sir Guy Carleton Branch Fall Social and Annual General Meeting will be held on Saturday, November 14, 2020.

Items for discussion and voting at the AGM:

  • Elections to fill vacancies on the executive: Vice President, Treasurer, Social convenor and Standard bearer.
  • State of the Branch –; suggestions for additional Branch activities in addition to the Spring and Fall Socials held each year

Join your fellow Branch members for an afternoon of conversation at the City of Ottawa Archives (Room 115, 100 Tallwood Drive, Ottawa).

Guest speaker: Stuart Manson (bio below)
Topic: “Loyalist Cemeteries in Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry

Light refreshments will be served. Help save the environment: please consider bringing your own coffee mug!

Guests are welcome!

Please RSVP by November 9, 2020 so we can plan refreshments and seating – carletonuel@hotmail.com – or by calling the Branch Secretary at 613-824-0980.

Stuart Manson lives in Cornwall, and, commutes to work in Ottawa. He is part owner of an historical research company called Public History, specializing in Indigenous historical projects (such as land claims & litigation). His company is frequently contracted by the federal government, provincial government and First Nations.

Stuart is descended from approximately 12 members of KRRNY and is keenly interested in the history of the Revolutionary War, Early Upper Canada and the Loyalists. A member of the UELAC St. Lawrence Branch for four years, he serves on their Executive as editor of the branch newsletter “The Royal Yorker”, manages the branch website and also is the project lead for the “Loyalist Burial Site” project.

His talk, “Loyalist Cemeteries of Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry” will cover the importance of historical cemeteries, some unique aspects of Loyalist cemeteries in that region and also feature some specific information on a selection of particularly interesting cemeteries.

The Spring & Fall Social events are free, and guests are welcome.