Peter Cullen, Executive Director of Ross Farm Museum, passes away


 Peter Cullen, Executive Director of Ross Farm Museum, passes away

Peter Cullen, Executive Director of Ross Farm Museum, passed away. Peter was a pillar of the community of heritage and culture and an excellent human being. Peter’s family, friends, and his friends and coworkers at Ross Farm Museum are in our thoughts during this trying time. Let’s find out more about his passing and Peter Cullen cause of death in this post.

What happened to Peter Cullen?

Ross Farm Museum announced the demise news of Peter Cullen by posting the following official statement on their Facebook page,

It is with great sadness that we share the news that Peter Cullen, Executive Director of Ross Farm Museum, passed away Tuesday evening. The farm will be closed until Saturday, April 22nd, 2023. As we grieve the loss of our dear friend and colleague, our hearts and thoughts are with his family during this very difficult time.

Cause of death

Apart from the fact that his death was confirmed, it is now unknown exactly what was his death cause. Peter Cullen’s actual cause of death was also not made public. We’ll update this area as soon as we find out any additional details about the unfortunate incident.

Although our crew declines to confirm any rumors on the news, you can be sure that we are making every effort to compile pertinent details about the tragedy and provide the most recent updates as soon as possible; nevertheless, keep in mind that family privacy should be respected.

About Peter Cullen

He worked as the Executive Director of Ross Farm Museum in New Ross, Nova Scotia. He left his job(s) in Italy and moved back to Nova Scotia in March 2019 to take up the position at Ross Farm. Also, he jumped at the post as soon as it opened up. Peter is originally from the New Germany area, although grew up for much of his life in the US.

He was born and initially raised in Nova Scotia, Canada in 1972. Peter’s family is British, and he obtained dual citizenship in 1995. He grew up partially in the United States but came back to Canada to study European History at Dalhousie University.

Peter did his B.A. (honors) and M.A. in European history at Dalhousie between 1990-1994 (B.A.) and 1994/95 (M.A.). He focused on criminality and institutional effectiveness in Early Modern Italy for both the honors thesis and the master’s thesis.

Greg Hanlon was his supervisor for both. His undergraduate minor was in Spanish, and his complementary subject was the history of material culture with Jack Crowley.

About Ross Farm Museum

The Ross Farm Museum is an agricultural museum located in New Ross, Nova Scotia, about an hour’s drive from Halifax. Live animals, historic structures, active craftspeople, and old tools and furniture are all included in the exhibits.

The Ross Farm Museum seeks to educate visitors about the significance of Nova Scotia’s rural heritage. It features a working cooper shop, historic breeds of farm animals, a blacksmith, a working farm, and a village schoolhouse, as well as a country store showing the kinds of goods accessible at the time.

There are costumed tour guides available to explain that era’s way of life. Rides in wagons are frequently offered. A part of the network of Nova Scotia museums is Ross Farm.


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