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Kingston Historical Society October 2020 Meeting

October 21 @ 7:00 pm

Paul Robertson: “In Memory of Those Who Fell — A Legacy in Glass.”

This talk will be held in City Hall.

Paul Robertson, the Curator of the City of Kingston’s heritage collection, will present a talk in Memorial Hall on the second floor of the City Hall. Paul will discuss the magnificent stained glass windows that surround the hall. Financed by local citizens and produced by the world-famous Robert McCausland Glass Company of Toronto, the windows commemorate the battles of World War I in which Kingston men and woman played a role. Paul will highlight the artistry and symbolism embedded in each of these magnificent windows.

Paul Robertson became the City of Kingston’s first City Curator in 2011. He holds a BA degree in journalism and an MA in Canadian history. Working as material history specialist and social historian for 30 years, he has curated collections, created exhibitions and published in print and on the web. He learned his trade working in federal institutions such as the Museum of Civilization in Ottawa and at the Museum of Health Care here in Kingston. In 2019, he assumed the presidency of the Ontario Museum Association.

Date: October 21
Time: 7:00 pm
Venue Name: Kingston City Hall
Address: 216 Ontario St.
Kingston, Ontario K7L 2Z3 Canada

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Organizer Name: Kingston Historical Society