York Sunbury Historical Society Program

All evening programs take place at Old Government House (51 Woodstock Road, Fredericton) at 7:30pm. We can park on site and come in the side entrance and programs are free and open to the public!

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.