(ABOVE: The Hobbs family farm at Lot 12, Concession 6, Goulbourn Township, Carleton County — now known as Mansfield Road just outside of Stittsville. This aerial photo was taken in the 1960s. The Hobbs have been farming there since 1860.)
(via Goulbourn Township Historical Society)
In appreciation of our local farm families – Anderson, Dawson, Hobbs and Kenny – who have toiled their land for 150 years or more, we ask you to join us in celebrating this monumental event. GTHS, in collaboration with Junior Farmers of Ontario, will make a presentation of Canada 150 farm signs to each family followed by a reception.
Date: November 25, 2017
Location: Grace Thompson Meeting Room – Stittsville Library
Time: 11:00am – 1:00pm
Refreshments to follow the presentation
Come out and help GTHS recognize these farm families who have worked tirelessly in our community for so many years. We hope to see you there to celebrate with them!