Talk on lum­ber em­pire com­ing up in Kings County

Valley Journal Advertiser - - NEWS -

On Nov. 17 at 7 p. m., there will be a pub­lic event about The Dav­i­son Lum­ber­ing Em­pire at the County of Kings build­ing.

The event is be­ing hosted by the Kings County Mu­seum in the Or­chard Room of the mu­nic­i­pal build­ing, at 87 Corn­wal­lis St. The en­trance is lo­cated at the back of the build­ing by the lower right end of pub­lic park­ing lot.

While there is no charge, there will be a free will of­fer­ing with all pro­ceeds go­ing to the Kings County Mu­seum.

A guest speaker, Philip Spencer, will give a pre­sen­ta­tion on the evo­lu­tion of lum­ber­ing in Canada, fo­cus­ing pri­mar­ily on the lum­ber mills that evolved into the Dav­i­son lum­ber­ing em­pire. It was a business that af­fected Nova Sco­tia so­cially, po­lit­i­cally, eco­nom­i­cally and in­dus­tri­ally.

Ev­ery­one is wel­come.

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