Volunteers in period clothing
Lady and child use the rocking chair in the children's room in the Factor's house
Procession headed by the Piper to start the day's festivities
Fort Clerk raises the flag of the Hudson's Bay Company
Fort Clerk raises the flag of the Hudson's Bay Company while the guns fire a volley in honor of the Queen.
The Toasts are led by Dr. William Tolmie, the Factor (manager).
Baking with the new oven for the first time!
Making bread to bake in the new oven and churning butter.
That's me demonstrating documentary sketching done by travelers and explorers in the mid-19th century.
Women's fashion show - immigrant worming woman portrayed by Elizabeth
Working Metis woman (Metis = mixed European immigrant & First Nations: most of the European immigrant workers married First Nations women).
Nancy (on right) explains the clothing of the Factor's wife, Jane Tolmie (Factor = Fort manager).
There was much music.....
At the end of the day, the flag is taken down.
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