Virtual Museum of Canada Presents "That Was Phoebe"

In February 2014, the Federal Government announced its intention to transfer the Virtual Museum of Canada to the Canadian Museum of History (CMH).

The Museum’s mandate is “to enhance Canadians’ knowledge, understanding and appreciation of events, experiences, people and objects that reflect and have shaped Canada’s history and identity.” The addition of this program will help the Museum in its mission to raise the profile of Canadian history and culture on the national and international stage.

"That Was Phoebe: A Community Remembers Its Past" is a story about an historical home, called Greenwood. It also tells us about the life of Phoebe Nobbs Hyde, the last of five generations to live there. Actor by profession, and fascinated by the drama of history and the power of memory, it was her wish that the historical character of Greenwood be maintained and the property be shared with the surrounding community and everyone interested in our history.

Her remarkable gift led to the establishment of the Greenwood Centre for Living History in Hudson, Quebec.

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Nos histoires, votre passe; Vos histoires, notre avenir.

Our stories are your past; Your stories are our future.