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  The Sifton-Cook Heritage Centre
CLOSED FOR THE SEASON – REOPENS MAY 16, 2015

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DECEMBER MAGIC!

“Lights On!” Campaign

Dec 15th And You Have Done It!

(click on the thermometer to see)

Thanks to all of you who added a donation to your annual renewal and those who used the Canada Helps Button.   You have taken us over the top.

And special thanks to the Six Special Friends whose pledges mean that every donation (up to that total of $3,000) was matched.  The goal was to raise a grand total of $6,000, and that will allow us to upgrade and complete the lighting of our great Exhibition Hall.  Donations above and beyond our goal are being designated for other necessary capital projects.

You can still be a part of this venture.  To be taken to our Click HereCanada Helps Donation Page just click here >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>


CMF Mug

CMF Mug

SPECIAL CHRISTMAS GIFTS FROM THE GIFT SHOP

A Sifton-Cook Heritage Centre Mug or T-Shirt would make a great and unique Christmas gift.  The mugs come in four different styles and the T-shirts in various sizes. Wooden toys and books are also available.

Just follow this LINK to find out how easy it is to order..

MODEL ORE CAR UNVEILED

George Parker & Murray King with Ore Car ModelOn our closing weekend a 1/4 size model of the “made-in-Cobourg” Crossen ore car was unveiled by its creator, George Parker, and Murray King, who had turned the wheels.  Red oak cubes replaced iron ore as the workings of the car were demonstrated to an appreciative audience.  Beside being an exhibit in its own right, the model is serving as a template for a full size recreation.   (more….)

 

 

 


                                 RAFFLE WINNERS ANNOUNCED AT ANNUAL DINNER

Raffle PageAs part of the festivities at the CMF Fundraising Dinner the names of the three winners of the 2014 Raffle were drawn.  The three lucky people, all from Cobourg, have heard the good news and are enjoying their good fortune.  Congratulations go to:  Bob Croft – winner of $300;  Ken Litton – winner of $200;  and Viv Vandenhazel – winner of $100

And thanks to the Northumberland News for their support.

 


Exhibits from 2012 & 2013 can be viewed on this web site at: “Visit Us/Exhibit Archives”

  (Click here to see last year’s transportation video)

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Volunteer with CMF!

The Cobourg Museum Foundation is a registered charitable organization that operates for the benefit of the public. It is supported first of all by its faithful volunteers and membershipPrivate donations, and the support of the Town of Cobourg and other agencies including our Provincial and Federal Governments are vital to its continued development.

 

Watch video of the barracks restoration.

CMF Honoured by Ontario Heritage Trust

heritage canada supports cobourg museum foundation