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Early Neighbourhoods in Ladysmith

June 15, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Were there neighbourhoods in early Ladysmith? That is a question asked by Ladysmith Museum curator Lesley Moore in a new “Historically Speaking talk on Tuesday, June 15 at 7 pm. Sponsored by the Ladysmith & District Historical Society the presentation will be held via zoom and is free to the public. Email for your link
“We invite you to be part of the discovery,” said Moore who will be presenting images and maps and taking a look into early records of who lived where prior to the Second World War. “Apparently there was an “uphill gang” and a “downhill gang” with a “no man’s land ‘” in-between,” said Moore. “Was this a pattern of children playing or was this based on neighbourhoods?
How we describe where we live changes with circumstance and Ladysmith for its first fifty years had abrupt ups and downs, she adds.
What identifies a neighbourhood? Come and find out Tuesday, June 15th at 7 pm.




June 15, 2021
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm