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Canadian glassware still cherished 100 years later

From Niagara This Week: A century after WJ Hughes first began pedalling his glassware, collectors are still crazy for Corn Flower. The glass pieces etched with the distinct flower design have bidders going into war at auction — which is no bother to organizers of the annual What’s In Your Attic auction in support of […]

Corn Flower Festival returns for its 15th year

From Orangeville.com: One of the area’s greatest claims to fame will be celebrated at the Dufferin County Museum and Archives. On Sunday, June 2, the annual Corn Flower Festival returns for its 15th year. Between 1940 and 1980, nearly every Canadian household was home to a piece of Corn Flower glass, the creation of Amaranth […]

Corn Flower Festival returns to the museum

From the Orangeville Banner: The Dufferin County Museum & Archives’ (DCMA) annual Corn Flower Festival is returning for its 14th year. The exhibit, held June 3 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., will focus on showing the museum’s “stuff.” More than 600 pieces of glass will be displayed during the event, including the museum’s coloured […]

Museum Matters

From the Orangeville Citizen: How does Dufferin celebrate its heritage? Traditionally, by involving the entire community and by celebrating all year long! The staff of the Dufferin County Museum and Archives are looking forward to 2009. Why? Because they are planning events and programs for the whole community for the whole year to celebrate their […]