The Sault Ste. Marie & 49th Field Regiment R.C.A Historical Society, operating the Sault Ste. Marie Museum at 690 Queen St. E., is excited to announce and welcome William Hollingshead as the Programming & Outreach Coordinator. Mr. Hollingshead will be responsible for overseeing the Sault Ste. Marie Museum’s Programming & Outreach Department, by helping Museum staff and volunteers to develop and deliver Curriculum-based, interactive and family-oriented programming and events.
Mr. Hollingshead joins the Sault Ste. Marie Museum team with 9 years of museum sector experience. He has held various positions such as Historic and Heritage Interpreter, Museum Program Instructor, and Heritage Programmer at other notable museums in Ontario, including but not limited to Black Creek Pioneer Village, Scarborough Museum, Sault Ste. Marie Canal National Historic Site (Parks Canada), and Ermatinger Clergue National Historic Site.
“I am extremely grateful being able to continue to work with and within the community and really push the value and significance of our rich Culture and Heritage, both in Sault Ste Marie and the Algoma District. I look forward to continue to develop more unique, engaging, and diverse programming and partnerships to allow the Sault Ste Marie Museum to continue to grow and expand, connecting even deeper and more fully with our Community as a whole. I can not wait to see you all when you stop by for some exciting upcoming programming and visit YOUR Museum,” Hollingshead said.
The Sault Ste. Marie & 49th Field Regiment RCA Historical Society exists to collect, preserve, study and exhibit artifacts and archival materials which illustrate the history of the people and the development of Sault Ste. Marie and immediate surrounding area. As well as to foster a better understanding of our local heritage and the ways in which local history relates to provincial and national history. For more information, please visit the website at: www.saultmuseum.ca