Simeon Perkins' House 250 Anniversary, June 24-26, 2016

Simeon Perkins House 250 Anniversary, June 24-26, 2016

Come and join us for celebrations marking the 250th Anniversary of Perkins House.
June 24-26, 2016 – Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Liverpool, Nova Scotia

In 1759 Simeon Perkins, from Connecticut, received his land grants in the Township of Liverpool. He built a home in Liverpool, which is now part of the Nova Scotia Museum.

For over forty years, Simeon kept a diary of his life in Liverpool. That diary, a prized artifact at the Queens County Museum, is a treasure trove of information about that era in Liverpool.

This year 2016, marks the 250th anniversary when building started on Simeon Perkins house in Liverpool (House actually completed in 1767). Celebrations include re-enactments and historic themed events that will delight families, history buffs, and the curious.

250th Anniversary of Perkins House Celebrations – (Partial) Schedule
Day Time Event
Friday 8:00pm Sunset Services with Cannon and musket firing
8:00pm Sunset Services with Cannon and musket firing
Saturday 11:00am Privateer Parade
3:00pm Period Wedding
8:00pm Sunset Services with Cannon and musket firing
9:00pm approx Tavern, with music, and jollification
Sunday 9:30am Historic 18th Century Church Service
2:00pm Battle between Kings forces, militia and invading Privateers