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National Day for Truth and Reconciliation Honoured at John R. Park

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation Acknowledged at the John R. Park Homestead Essex – September 30 marks the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation across Canada. The day honours the children who never returned home, the Survivors of residential schools, as well as their families and communities. Public commemoration of the tragic […]

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Harvest and Horses Festival Returns to John R. Park

After a two year hiatus, the much loved Harvest and Horses Festival returns to the John R. Park Homestead on Sunday, October 2, 2022. “This festival introduces visitors to the history behind fall celebrations and the development of various autumn traditions,” says Kris Ives, Homestead Curator/Education Coordinator. “Harvest was an […]


Essex Region Conservation Authority to Meet on September 8, 2022

Essex Region –The Essex Region Conservation Authority (ERCA) will hold its regularly scheduled Board of Directors’ meeting at the Essex County Civic and Education Centre on Thursday, September 8 at 6:00 pm. Agenda items include: ·        Updating ERCA Safe Access Policies ·        Little River Floodplain Mapping Project Update ·        Heritage Architect Report – Condition Assessment […]