Taste of History


Every year the Thunder Bay Museum holds a special Taste of History dinner.This “history” themed event takes place around a particular event, person, or period in the past, and the evening is complete with a menu prepared from the time-period and a speaker related to the theme.

Past themes have included:  Titanic, Shakespeare, the Fur Trade, the silent film era, and the War of 1812.  This year our dinner commemorates the bicentennial of Sir John A. Macdonald with a lecture entitled “Macdonald at 200: New Reflections and Legacies” by Patrice Dutil of Ryerson University.

 Our Speaker

Dutil2Professor Patrice Dutil is president of the Champlain Society, a member of the council of the Friends of Sir John A. Macdonald, a frequent public affairs commentator on national radio and television, a contributor to the Toronto Star, Globe and Mail, Winnipeg Free Press and La Presse, and a panelist on TFO’s weekly program “360”.

His recent publications include:

- Sir John A. Macdonald at 200: New Reflections and Legacies (2014)

- Canada, 1911: The Decisive Election that Shaped the Century (2011)

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Friday, May 15th at the Prince Arthur Waterfront Hotel

6:00pm Symposium | 7:00pm Dinner

Tickets are $65 and include a tax receipt

For tickets or more information call (807) 623-0801