Get swept up in the tales of romance on the rails, as guest speakers share stories of love and marriage, community and family.
* Kay Leeson, a local war bride, tells us of her journey by train to Smiths Falls to start a new life with her husband after the war.
* Maureen Halpenny, daughter of Harold Halpenny, a local Engineer, transports us back to her youthful adventures while growing up as a child of the railway. Discover how the railway helped to shape her family and her community.
* Donna Stewart, an Ottawa-based storyteller, brings to life the story of two young people who found love in the midst of the Almonte Train Wreck in the 1940s.
Tickets are $10. The event will be held at the Rideau Canal Visitors Centre Auditorium at 34 Beckwith Street South, in Smiths Falls. This event is a fundraiser for the Railway Museum of Eastern Ontario.
For any additional information or to purchase your tickets in advance, please contact the Railway Museum of Eastern Ontario at (613) 283-5696 or purchase tickets online.