York Sunbury Historical Society Program
The York Sunbury Historical Society presentation on Thursday, June 21, 2012 at Government House:
Drinking and visiting: why was sociability important for the Loyalists of Nova Scotia? By Bonnie Huskins
Bonnie Huskins’ ongoing research analyzes the importance and impact of social occasions, or ‘sociability’, including balls, banquets, and frolics for the first two generations of Loyalist refugees in the Maritimes. This lecture explores the significance of sociability in the Loyalist community in Nova Scotia.