House rings honour Tupper, McCully, Chandler and Dickey

New House Rings Honour 4 Fathers of Confederation

A half century ago the Amherst Curling Club dedicated its four ice surfaces in honour of the towns four Fathers of Confederation.

Now, 50 years later, it has a complete set of rings to recognize that honour …

With this being Canadas 150th birthday we thought it would be fitting for us to do something to recognize Amhersts contribution to Confederation in the four Fathers of Confederation, club treasurer Robin Keith said. We’ve long wanted a complete set of house rings and with this funding we were able to do that.

With support from the Cumberland County Museum, the curling club applied to the Nova Scotia 150 Forward Fund for funding and learned earlier this year that its application was successful.

Continue Reading the Story in the Amherst Cumberland News …