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Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre​

33 Victoria Street North (in the town of Saugeen Shores)
Southampton, ON Canada N0H 2L0

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Restoring Rusk: A Bruce County cemetery lives again, produced by Robin Hilborn 

Home | Events & Programs | Restoring Rusk: A Bruce County cemetery lives again, produced by Robin Hilborn 

July 27, 2024 

2:00 pm
 – 4:00 pm

Treasure Chest Museum
407 Queen St. S.,
Paisley, Ontario
N0G 2N0


We will begin with a viewing of the video “Restoring Rusk: A Bruce County cemetery lives again”, produced by Robin Hilborn. After the video, the group will have a chance to chat over refreshments. We will then head to Rusk Cemetery for a firsthand look at some of the headstones and talk more about the people buried there.


Space at the museum is limited so interested participants MUST email Judy MacKinnon to reserve a seat:

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