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5 June 2024
We need a Society Sec!

We need a Society Sec!

The John Rae Society is looking for a volunteer secretary who can support the society with administrative duties as we [...]

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27 May 2024
Postponed - talk by Franklin descendant exploring history between Rae and her ancestor

Postponed - talk by Franklin descendant exploring history between Rae and her ancestor

Sadly this talk has been postponed as the speaker and her husband have been involved in an accident. If we [...]

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12 May 2024
Sir Michael Palin on why he champions  Dr John Rae

Sir Michael Palin on why he champions Dr John Rae

In an article in Press & Journal Sir Michael Palin gives an interview about his support of John Rae.Read [...]

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12 February 2024
Latest donation takes Road to the Arctic fund to more than £60k

Latest donation takes Road to the Arctic fund to more than £60k

Photo Credit … Ian Ritchie RAWith huge thanks and delight we are pleased to report another £3,000 donation to The [...]

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25 January 2024
Help us build a Road to the Arctic

Help us build a Road to the Arctic

Our £150k ‘Road to the Arctic’ fundraising campaign will kick-start the building of the proposed John Rae Arctic Centre.We are [...]

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22 January 2024
Enjoy $500 discount on Adventure Arctic cruise as a JRS member

Enjoy $500 discount on Adventure Arctic cruise as a JRS member

copyright Dennis MintyWe are excited to be teaming up with cruise operator Adventure Canada to offer an exclusive discount for [...]

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21 January 2024
Archaeology Dec 2023

Archaeology Dec 2023

December might seem an odd time to commence an archaeological excavation! I must admit, I had my reservations. However, all [...]

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28 November 2023

Join us for our AGM in January

We look forward to welcoming members from across the globe to our AGM on January 10, 2024 at 7pm. To [...]

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