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2022 Nova Scotia Colony of Mayflower Descendants Conference and AGM


New Date!
Hello Everyone,
This is a reminder that the Annual Conference for the Nova Scotia Colony of Mayflower Descendants is only a couple of weeks away. It begins on the evening of Friday, Nov. 18th and continues through Saturday, Nov. 19th.
This year we are meeting at a new location: the Middleton Fire Hall in Middleton, Annapolis County. At our Nova Scotia in-person meeting, the Friday evening speaker will be Judi Archibald, historian for the Nova Scotia Colony. Judi will be presenting on the topic of “The Life of a Mayflower Historian”. On Saturday morning, Pam Wile, from the Genealogical Society of Nova Scotia (GANS), will be presenting a talk on “How to Preserve Your Family History”. On Saturday afternoon, local writer and photographer Steve Skafte will be talking about his efforts to unearth abandoned headstones and bring memories back to life. His presentation is titled “Uncovering the Abandoned Cemeteries of Annapolis County”. To end the conference, we will be holding the Nova Scotia Colony’s Annual General Meeting to discuss the business of the Colony and elect board members for the next two-year term.
If you were registered for the original conference (re-scheduled due to Hurricane Fiona) and are now planning to attend the new conference, you do not need to register again.
Please let us know that you are still planning to attend as we need to get an estimate of the number of members attending. You can send a note to our treasurer Gary Archibald at archibaldg@eastlink.ca.
If you were registered for the original conference but are unable to attend on the new date, your $20 conference registration fee can be refunded. Your colony membership will remain in effect to September 2023. Please contact Gary at archibaldg@eastlink.ca if you would like a refund of your registration fee. Alternatively, you can donate your registration fee to the Nova Scotia Colony of Mayflower Descendants, although we are unable to provide tax receipts.
If you wish to attend but have not yet registered, on-site registration will be available. I can also send you a registration form that can be mailed in. Contact me at barryframe@hotmail.com if you need a registration form.
A parking tip: There are parking lots on Commercial Street diagonally across from Fire Hall and at the Church parking lot where we met two years ago. There is limited parking in front of Firehall.
Hope to see you in Middleton,
Barry Frame
Conference Chair



Minutes of the Annual General Meetings (AGM)
of The Nova Scotia Colony of Mayflower Descendants
Including the most recent minutes
are online here.