Beckwith Reeve Richard Kidd’s ancestors were among the first settlers of Beckwith Township and there is no doubt that Beckwith runs in his blood.
Lanark County and the Lanark County Genealogical Society members are grateful for his coaching on occasion and continued support. (Our monthly gatherings are held in the Beckwith Township Complex at Black’s Corners and our 2017 Heritage Bus Tour is Beckwith Bound.)
Read about our last tour last week in Perth and Tay Valley on the link below:
“Quite a tour, with just enough historical information that makes you want to come back to learn more.
Perth and Tay Valley could each have a tour of their own.
The organizing committee did a fantastic job”
~~Richard Kidd, Beckwith Township Reeve
Photo-Beckwith Township Beckwith residents having a Social Picnic at the Experimental Farm in Ottawa. Willie Mains, Nettie Leach, Maggie Mains, Susie Taylor (Mrs. Bower Garland), Edna Mains, Maggie Kidd, and Bower Garland (Behind – Bennie Mains & Howard Mains)
Photo submitted by John Kidd
Don’t forget–Beckwith Pioneer Days Tomorrow-June 11th, 2016
Beckwith Pioneer Days Saturday
June 11th, 2016
Beckwith Park, 1319 9th Line Beckwith
Scheduled Events: 9-11 a.m. – Pancake Breakfast hosted by Girl Guides
3:00 p.m. Heritage Parade from Beckwith Public Works Garage to Beckwith Park,
4-7 p.m. Pork on a Bun Dinner
11 a.m. Junkyard Johnny Show
12 – 2 p.m. Cratur
1-4 p.m. Bowes Brothers
4-7 p.m. Jamie McMunn & Friends
Activities (10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.)
Petting Zoo, Pony Rides, Children’s Giant Blow-up Obstacle, Demonstrations, Antique & Modern Machinery Displays, Livestock, Craft Market, BBQ Lunch, Children’s Games, Face Painting, Beach Volleyball tournament, Blacksmiths Demonstration, Wood Carving Demonstration and much, much more!