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How We Got Here

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Exploring Genealogy and Family History from and through Atlantic Canadians


Stories of Tombstones, Benevolence, Religion and The British Empire: Spurgeon Orange Lodge of Torbrook Mines, Nova Scotia

Season 2 - Episode #1  - Stories of Tombstones, Benevolence, Religion and The British Empire: Spurgeon Orange Lodge of Torbrook Mines, Nova Scotia

Author Brian McConnell joins host Brian Nash for the Season 2 Premiere of the How We Got Here Podcast.  In this Episode they discuss the Loyal Orange Lodge and it’s members and their work and influence in Atlantic Culture.    Brian McConnell talks about his book “Loyal and True”  about the Local Lodge from Torbrook Mines Nova Scotia and how he started researching this particular lodge from his discovery of two former members tombstones.   

Resources Mentioned in This Episode: 

Loyal and True: Spurgeon L.O.L. # 1624 

The Orangemen War Memorial in Wentworth Park, Sydney

The Black Knights of Nova Scotia

The L.O.B.A. of Canada

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