The Glengarry News

British Home Children remembered

publisher Sep 21, 2018 - 9:01am

British Home Child Day 2018 will be observed on September 29 at 9:30 a.m. at the Lost Villages Museum located in Ault Park, 16355 Laflamme Drive just outside Long Sault.

Opening ceremonies at 9:30 will be followed by a BHC Tree dedication, displays at various locations through the museum site, guest speakers as well as four authors of books written on British Home Children who will do readings and sign copies of their books.

One of the new events is a Trunk Talk that will provide information on the different trunks provided by the children by the various sending agencies involved in the Child Migration Scheme, such as Quarrier’s or Barnardo’s.