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Canadian Museum: Conlin and History

canadian museum: I find it interesting to see how people grappled with making decisions in the past, and that continues to inspire me as a historian, according to The Chronicle Herald. It's this interest in surprising, and perhaps unknown tales, that led Conlin to curation, first at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic as curator of marine history from about 1995 to 2014, and now at Pier 21. It's the idea that . . . events unfolded in ways that surprise you and how, often, we see familiar issues in history, says Conlin, curator at the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21. But Conlin's interest in history didn't start with museums; it started at home. Due to this, he became interested in airplanes and, later, trains and marine vessels when they came to Nova Scotia on vacation. Born in Berwick, N.S. Conlin and his family travelled a lot, as his father was a pilot in the Royal Canadian Air Force. ( As reported in the news.