Monthly Archives: July 2019

Public tours to be held at excavation site of historic Shickluna Shipyard

Instructor Kimberly Monk, Adjunct Professor with Brock’s Department of History, shows student Braeden Corr, left, a digital map of the Shickluna shipyard site, where archaeological excavation began July 18. The public is invited to tour the site and meet the … Continue reading

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Planting a Historical Garden

By Kaylin Currie HIST4P50 #BrockHistoricalGardens For my garden research project, I have decided to grow a medieval monastic garden. It is based on the ones that Christian monks would grow during the medieval period in Europe. Since the monks would … Continue reading

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Replicating a WW2 Victory Garden

By Goran Irandost Hist4p50 #BrockHistoricalGardens  For my historical garden I am attempting to replicate one of the many so-called ‘Victory Gardens’ that were grown in the northern parts of the United States during the Second World War. The United States … Continue reading

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Students growing, researching historic gardens

  Welcome to #BrockHistoricalGardens! What roles have gardens played across time and cultures? What can gardens tell us about the past and about the societies that tended them? This summer, two Brock University History students, Kaylin and Goran, will be … Continue reading

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Archaeological research project invites public participation

A ground-breaking research project on an abandoned plot of land will uncover an important part of St. Catharines’ past this summer, and the public is invited to participate. Archaeological excavation at the historic Shickluna Shipyard along Twelve Mile Creek will … Continue reading

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