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“Tales from the General Store – the Untold History of Bishop’s Mills”

Leeds & Grenville Branch – Online Presentation May 11

Tales from the General Store – the Untold History of Bishop’s Mills
Tom Graham UE

Leeds & Grenville Branch of Ontario Ancestors is excited to offer all of our members and friends, both near and far, the opportunity to attend our May presentation ONLINE, Monday, May 11th at 7:00 pm. Our presenter, Tom Graham, will give us “Tales from the General Store – the Untold History of Bishop’s Mills”. His presentation will share some of the stories captured in his book of the same name, of the development of the community, the families who settled there, and major events which took place in the village.

You need to register in advance for this meeting – to register CLICK HERE.  If you’ve never used Zoom before, you will be prompted to download the software, which can be downloaded in advance HERE. Be sure to download the correct app for your device or browser.  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.  You are encouraged to sign in early to ensure that your speakers are working.  All attendee video cameras and microphones are turned off for this presentation.

As always, our meetings are open to everyone, so please encourage friends who may be interested to register too!

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