Speaker Series – Dan Buchanan – 38 Hours to Montreal

When:
May 26, 2022 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
2022-05-26T19:30:00-04:00
2022-05-26T21:00:00-04:00
Contact:
Sally Gustin

We have booked our final zoom speaker before the summer break, Dan Buchanan, who is going to present his book, 38 Hours to Montreal

Join us on Thursday, May 26th at 7:30 pm.

The History Guy.jpg

Dan Buchanan is “The History Guy of Brighton.” He is engaged in many history activities related to local and Ontario history, working from his home in Brighton, Ontario. As a guest speaker, Dan provides fascinating stories of Ontario history presented with humour and passion. See www.danbuchananhistoryguy.com.
He has written three books and is going to speak with us about his second book, “38 Hours To Montreal: William Weller and the Governor General’s Race of 1840”. It tells the story of an amazing sleigh ride in February 1840, all the way from Toronto to Montreal – in under 38 hours. The book is presented as a road trip, with the reader sitting on the bench with Mr. Weller as he drives through every little town and village on the Kingston Road and the King’s Highway between Toronto and Montreal. There is a bit of local history about each place as the trip progresses and also there is also lots of historical context which explains why Mr. Weller is driving the GG to Montreal in such a hurry.
Link will be sent to members a few day before the event. If you are not on the email list then contact torontouel@gmail.com and ask for it.

Upcoming Events

Mar
27
Wed
2024
7:30 pm Speaker Series, Stephen Davidson @ Via ZOOM
Speaker Series, Stephen Davidson @ Via ZOOM
Mar 27 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
I’m sure you recognize Stephen Davidson‘s name from his frequent (almost weekly) contributions to Loyalist Trails. We are pleased that Stephen will speak to the Toronto Branch via zoom on Wednesday,...
May
23
Thu
2024
7:30 pm Speaker Series, Sarah Beth Gable @ Via ZOOM
Speaker Series, Sarah Beth Gable @ Via ZOOM
May 23 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Sarah Beth Gable, 2020 UELAC Scholarship Winner (ZOOM) 
Jun
14
Fri
2024
8:30 am Ontario Genealogical Society Con... @ Delta Airport Hotel
Ontario Genealogical Society Con... @ Delta Airport Hotel
Jun 14 @ 8:30 am – Jun 16 @ 4:00 pm
Ontario Genealogical Society Conference, Delta Airport Hotel, Toronto Toronto UELAC has a table in the marketplace – volunteers needed! email Martha Hemphill <arabellagore@gmail.com>