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Posted On Wednesday, April 04, 2018

As part of an ongoing commitment to inclusive programming and community engagement, Museum Strathroy-Caradoc is excited to unveil its new Insiders program! This free loyalty program is the Museum’s most recent innovation and is designed to allow timely access to new exhibits and information so area families, researchers and all those who are curious about local history, can stay up-to-date and informed. Museum Insiders will receive:
Information on upcoming exhibitions,...

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Posted On Monday, November 24, 2014

Prof. Andrew IarocciMuseum Strathroy-Caradoc hosted a special guest speaker on Friday, December 5 th to coincide with the 139 th Anniversary of the birth of Strathroy native General Sir Arthur Currie.
Professor Andrew Iarocci of the History Department at Western University delivered a presentation on ‘The Many Faces of General Sir Arthur Currie’ in the programming space at the Strathroy Library and Museum site (34 Frank Street Strathroy).
Prof. Iarocci, professor, author and...

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Posted On Tuesday, September 09, 2014

Museum Strathroy-Caradoc was one of eleven sites featured in this year’s Doors Open Middlesex event Saturday & Sunday, September 13-14, presented by the Ontario Heritage Trust and Tourism Middlesex.
Sites were selected to recognize the centenary of the start of the First World War. Residents are invited to mark this important anniversary by exploring significant sites and figures associated with Canada’s military history in Middlesex County.
Other Doors...

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Posted On Saturday, August 30, 2014

The Life & Legacy of Sir Arthur CurrieA new travelling exhibit highlighting the extraordinary life and military career of Strathroy area native Sir Arthur Currie is currently on display at Museum Strathroy-Caradoc. The exhibit draws from sources and materials relevant to Currie’s early life in rural Strathroy, and considers the influence of his youth on his remarkable rise through the ranks from a militia gunner before the First World War to become the first Canadian commander of the Canadian Expeditionary Force.
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Posted On Wednesday, July 09, 2014

Adrienne Alison The Sir Arthur Currie Memorial Project committee is busy making plans to celebrate the unveiling of a life-size bronze statue of the famous First World War General on Monday, August 4 th . Currie was born just outside of Strathroy, and became the first Canadian commander of the Canadian Corps in WWI.
The statue, created by renowned Canadian sculptor Adrienne Alison, will be placed in front of Museum Strathroy-Caradoc next to the cenotaph memorial on Frank St. in Strathroy....

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