“Family, Friends, and Wild Turkeys: Amelia Ryerse Harris’s Loyalist History”

Presented by Dr. Cecilia Morgan

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Those of you who attended the 2018 UELAC Dominion Conference in London, Ontario may have taken the tour of Eldon House, the stately home of Amelia Ryerse Harris and later generations of the Harris family. The presenter, Dr. Cecilia Morgan is a Professor in the Department of Curriculum, Teaching and Learning at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto.  She has published several works on commemoration and public memory in Canada including a prize winning study of the commemoration of Laura Secord. She is presently researching a book on the Harris family of London and the Hamilton family of Queenston, Ontario.

 

 

Dr. Morgan was interviewed on The Agenda, TVO, Nov. 11th, 2020: