About the Author

About Jess:

Currently residing in Grimsby, Ontario, I hold an MA in History from Brock University and am passionate about the history of Niagara. I am a Canadian, digital & public historian dedicated to understanding, preserving and sharing the stories of the past. 

Public History Work:

The Brown Homestead

St. Catharines, ON – 2021 – Community Engagement Manager

Navigating Niagara’s Human-Animal History

Niagara, ON – 2021 – Historical GIS Specialist

Coming soon…

Sport Oral History Archive

niagara, on – 2020-2021 – digital collections builder

The Shickluna Shipyard

st. catharines, on – 2019 – public history ambassador

Welcome to the dig!

Town of Lincoln Museum Exhibit

beamsville, on – 2018 – local history digitization project

https://brocku.ca/brock-news/2018/05/brock-teams-up-with-lincoln-museum-on-new-exhibits/

Ontario Heritage Award for Youth Achievement

toronto, on – 2017 – Individual youth recipient

https://www.niagarathisweek.com/news-story/8310900-grimsby-student-earns-provincial-heritage-award/
https://brocku.ca/brock-news/2018/03/history-student-receives-provincial-honour-for-local-heritage-work/

Nelles Manor Museum

grimsby, on – [2016 – 2021] – volunteer

Organization of Living History Events, and Explanations of the Engagement at the Forty