Queen Elizabeth II's Platinum Jubilee Medal

Queen Elizabeth II's Platinum Jubilee Medal
Town of Trenton Recipient:
Shirley MacMillan

The Town of Trenton is proud to acknowledge and award a long-standing volunteer and member of our community.

Prior to her passing, Her Late Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, approved the creation of a commemorative medal to mark the 70th anniversary of Her accession to the Throne as Queen of Canada. The Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee Medal is being awarded to 5,000 residents of Nova Scotia who have made a significant contribution to Canada, Nova Scotia, their communities, or fellow citizens.

Shirley MacMillan has demonstrated exceptional qualities and outstanding service to our Province in the field of heritage. Shirley has been a pivotal member of our Trenton Heritage Society since our Town’s 100th anniversary celebration.  Shirley was the driving force behind the Trenton Heritage Museum where you will still see her volunteering her time several days a week. During this time, Shirley has compiled an extensive history of our Town through to present day. She researched for both the First Pouring of Steel in North American and the Glass Industry Historic Interpretive Panel now located on Main Street. She worked hard to acquire a Provincial Heritage Grant so there would be no cost to the Town for the glass panel. Shirley is also one of the dedicated and valued members of our Town’s Communities in Bloom Committee. 

The Town of Trenton is pleased to recognize and award Shirley for her commitment to her community!


Photo Above: Mayor Hussher presented Shirley MacMillan with the Queen Elizabeth II's Platinum Jubilee Medal at the January Town Council meeting on January 10, 2023.