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Non-COVID-19 Emergency

While social distancing and other restrictions have played havoc on our routines, it’s the unexpected that can truly throw a wrench into things. A ...

Non-COVID-19 Emergency
“Think a Happy Thought”

Good advice from our sidewalk artist neighbour. She set up an activity route for her family and anyone else passing by. Unfortunately, the dog ...

“Think a Happy Thought”
Easter Cactus

The cactus symbolizes endurance in the face of hardship. But when given loving care and nurturing, will reward us with a bounty of blossoms. At ...

Easter Cactus
Bathroom renovations

When one has a lot of time at home, what do you do? Renovate your bathroom!

Bathroom renovations
Crown of Thorns

It's April 1 and the churches have been closed for a couple of weeks with many people learning about Zoom and "attending" services that way. This ...

Crown of Thorns
Cross Lake Lines Posters

Two colour posters 11" x 17" depicting 1) the Cobourg (Canadian) Cenotaph and 2) Cobourg's Town (Victoria) Hall. Each has smaller supplementary ...

Cross Lake Lines Posters
Ted Williams Autographed Baseball with Card

Baseball signed to Don Mikel from Ted Williams.

Ted Williams Autographed Baseball with Card
Painted wicker-seat chair

from Stillbrook, Cherry Hill Road, Grafton, Ontario...

Painted wicker-seat chair
Flat-to-wall Cupboard

A solid cupboard with four shelves above two door storage space from Hamilton Township, Northumberland County, Ontario

Flat-to-wall Cupboard
Drop-Leaf Table - F.S.Clench

A fine drop-leaf table in like-new condition with identifying label attached beneath 60" x 48" open

Drop-Leaf Table - F.S.Clench
Decorative Vase

A ceramic vase with an ornate design of painted roses and poka dots. No makers mark to indicate it's origins, although this piece appears to be ...

Decorative Vase
Spelterware Bust

A spelterware banjo player from Stillbrook in Grafton. No makers mark to indicate its origins.

Spelterware Bust
Porcelain Figurine

Made of porcelain. A lady figurine with Victorian-style garments. This piece belonged to the Fitzhugh's East House; it survived the fire of 1976.

Porcelain Figurine
Silver Coloured Commemorative Coin -Victoria Hall

A $2 coin made to celebrate the history of Victoria Hall; a time period ranging from 1860-1980. On one side of the coin there is an image of the ...

Silver Coloured Commemorative Coin -Victoria Hall
Silver Coloured Commemorative Coin -Port Hope

A $2 coin made to celebrate the heritage of Port Hope; a time period ranging from 1834 to what was then the present day (1984). On one side of the ...

Silver Coloured Commemorative Coin -Port Hope
Jugs -Hooey & Son

Dark brown stoneware. Inscribed “Hooey & Son. Grocers Wine & Spirit Merchants. Cobourg Ont”. This piece is on loan from the Town of Cobourg. This ...

Jugs -Hooey & Son
Jug -Stros G & Scott

Assuming the 'Coburg' is meant to be 'Cobourg', does anyone have any guess as to what “Stros G & Scott” could have meant?

Jug -Stros G & Scott
Jug -Edwin Guillet

Brown stoneware jug. Inscribed “8. E Guillet & Co. Grocers. Cobourg Ont”.

Jug -Edwin Guillet
Jug -Asa Burnham

Stoneware jug. Features an ornate leaf design. Inscribed “2. A. A Burnham __ Grocer & Lquor Merchant. Cobourg CW”. This piece is on loan from the ...

Jug -Asa Burnham
Jug -George Roddick

Stoneware jug. Inscribed “George Roddick. Groceries Wines & Liquors. Cobourg Ont”. This piece is on loan from the Town of Cobourg.

Jug -George Roddick
Jug -John Gillbard

Stoneware jug. Inscribed “L M P. 3. John Gillbard. Wine & Spirit. Merchant. Cobourg Ont”. This piece is on loan from the Town of Cobourg.

Jug -John Gillbard
Jugs -Thomas Battell

We have two stoneware Thomas Battell jugs in our collection. The first one, on the left hand side of the photo, is on loan from the Town of Cobourg. ...

Jugs -Thomas Battell
Thimble

Made in England. Aluminum, with a red band around the writing and a red tip. Inscribed “Read the Cobourg Sentinel-Star”. A thimble is an ...

Thimble
Heritage Award

Awarded to Keith Oliver. One of the Cobourg Civic Awards distributed in 2012. The building represents Victoria Hall.

Heritage Award
Spinning Wheels

Two large Saxony-style spinning wheels (around 38-40” width). No identification markers on the wheels to indicate where, when or who manufactured ...

Spinning Wheels
Miniature Toy Sewing Machines

Two miniature sewing machines, 3-4 inches long each. There are no manufacturer marks to indicate where these were made or what year. The ...

Miniature Toy Sewing Machines
Jars -Assorted

6 jars, all of different styles. Made of clay and porcelain. No markings on any of these pieces to indicate where they are from, who manufactured ...

Jars -Assorted
Miniature Royal Mail Stage Coach

A miniature red stage coach, made of metal. Inscribed “ Licensed to Carry 14 Passengers. Cobb & Co. Royal Mail” with a “VR” underneath of a crown.

Miniature Royal Mail Stage Coach
St. Andrews church

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St. Andrews church
Field, John

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Field, John
St. Michaels Church

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St. Michaels Church
LEGO Victoria Hall

This Lego replica of Victoria Hall was loaned to the museum by it's creator, Jonathan Van De Stouwe.

LEGO Victoria Hall
Sewing Machine

There are no manufacturer markings on this piece to indicate where it was made, although there was a manufacturer on Division Street in Cobourg. The ...

Sewing Machine
Miniature Loom

Made of wood. Between 15-18 inches long. No manufacturer stamps or engravings to indicate what year it is from or where it was made.

Miniature Loom
Souvenir Cup -Illahee Lodge

Inscribed with “Illahee Lodge Vacation Centre for Seniors Cobourg, Ont.”, this cup features an image of the Lodge when it was used as a centre for ...

Souvenir Cup -Illahee Lodge
Wooden Ore Car -Pieces

Made of red oak. Two pieces of a tilting iron ore car that travelled along the Cobourg-Peterbourgh Railway. The piece suspended on top is a bottom ...

Wooden Ore Car -Pieces
School Bell

This bell belonged to a school house at Trent River which later became a private residence.

School Bell
Model of South Bethesda United Church

This is a model of South Bethesda United Church on Dale Road. It was built by Sandy Campbell in honour of the church's 150th Anniversary. It is ...

Model of South Bethesda United Church
Game of Cobourg Cards

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Game of Cobourg Cards
Aerial Map of Cobourg

This large map is an aerial representative of Cobourg in 1867 and is based off of the 1874 bird's eye map by Mr. Brosius. This map was made by a ...

Aerial Map of Cobourg
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