Chatham's Coloured All Star Team Honoured at Fergie Jenkins Field

Posted on Oct 13, 2021 in Chatham-Kent Events

Fergie Jenkins Field

You may not know the story but it is one that should be told and remembered. In 1934 the day before the Chatham Coloured All Stars team officially won a Provincial Baseball Title, they played a game that will go down in history. The team was leading with a 3-2 score and were on their way to victory when the umpire called the game on account of dark...

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Happy Thanksgiving 2021

Posted on Oct 07, 2021 in Chatham-Kent Events

Happy Thanksgiving

It has been a challenging 2 years for many individuals and their families. Let's take this Thanksgiving weekend and concentrate on our blessings not on our challenges. Wishing you and your families special blessings on this day of thanks.

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Wallaceburg Wambo Thanksgiving Weekend Oct 8-9/21

Posted on Oct 06, 2021

Antique Boats at Wambo

It will be a scaled down event but Wambo lovers are thrilled that the event will be celebrated this year on Friday night Oct 8 and Saturday October 9. It is a great way to kick off your Thanksgiving Weekend so make plans to come out and enjoy the festivities.
The committee hopes to bring the full- fledged event back in 2022 but for this year, due to...

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Small Plates, Latest Dining Experience in Chatham

Posted on Sep 28, 2021 in Chatham-Kent Attractions

 Gentry Manor

 If you are not familiar with Gentry Manor in Chatham, you have missed something great. Gentry Manor located at 9 Park St. was formerly the Masonic Temple for those who do not go back that far in Chatham Kent. More than 20 years ago, James Lizotte and Thomas Smith had a dream and a vision. They transformed this Historic Building into a destination...

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Chatham-Kent Hospice Nears Summer Fundraising Goal

Posted on Sep 20, 2021 in Chatham-Kent Events

CK Hospice

We in Chatham-Kent are very fortunate and grateful to have this 10 bed facility in our community. Since its opening in April 2016 it's presence in our community has been a God-sent. Many of us, unfortunately, have had a loved one, a family friend or someone we know, spend their last days in a Hospital Bed or even at home with family members becomin...

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Heritage Property in Chatham-Kent Recently Sold

Posted on Sep 13, 2021 in Human Interest

Gray Heritage Home

If you follow my blog you know that I post several articles on the Historical sites in Chatham-Kent. I always write that Chatham-Kent is steeped in History with its connections to the Underground Railway and the several historical sites likes Uncle Tom’s Cabin in Dresden, the village of North Buxton with its history during the conflict with the Nor...

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