National and provincial historical societies, genealogy centres,

archives, and museums within Canada. 

Ontario Genealogical Society

The objective of the Society is to encourage the study of genealogy and original genealogical research in the Province of Ontario; to be recognized as the authority and leader in all aspects of Ontario related family history research, preservation and communication and to encourage, bring together and assist those interested in the pursuit of family history and to preserve our Ontario genealogical heritage.

The Ontario Historical Society

Founded in 1888, the Ontario Historical Society is a non-profit, non-government corporation and registered charity bringing together people from all cultural backgrounds interested in preserving and promoting Ontario's history.

Archives of Ontario

Since 1903, the Archives of Ontario has been providing innovative leadership in collecting, managing and preserving the records of the Government of Ontario and promoting and facilitating their use by present and future generations.  The Archives of Ontario is the second largest archives in Canada and provides access to a unique and multi-faceted collection that includes records dating back to the late 16th century, containing everything from hand-written ledgers to electronic files, hand-drawn maps, architectural drawings, photographs, films and sound recordings. 

CBC Digital Archives

A collection of television and radio clip broadcasts from the archives of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)


Ontario Heritage Trust




The Ontario Heritage Trust – the province's heritage agency – is dedicated to identifying, protecting, renewing and promoting Ontario's rich and diverse built, cultural and natural heritage that has influenced and continues to shape our society for the benefit of present and future generations. Thes site is maintained by the Ontario Heritage Trust, an agency of the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport.

The Canadian History Society

The Canada History Society is dedicated to the promotion of Canadian history, heritage and culture through content creation and distribution of materials, public examination and debate of events in Canadian history, and the initiation and participation in events, programs and projects intended to create awareness of our past.

Parliament of Canada: History of  Federal Ridings since 1867: Hastings

Although political boundaries have changed over the years, there once was a local riding known simply as "Hastings", which existed from 1968 to 1979.

Websites of local organizations and blog sites for Hastings, Prince Edward, Lennox and Addington, Quinte West/Trenton, Brighton, Frontenac, etc.

Glanmore National Historic Site

Adolphustown Fredericksburgh Heritage Society

Campbellford-Seymour Heritage Society

Lennox and Addington Historical Society

Peterborough Historical Society

Kingston Historical Society

Belleville Scout-Guide Museum

Hastings & Prince Edward Regiment Military Museum

Quinte Educational Museum  & Archives

Hastings County Museum of Agricultural Heritage: Farmtown Park

North Hastings Heritage Museum - Bancroft

Tyendinaga Mohawk History

Ameliasburg Historical Museum

Deseronto Archives

Trent Port Historical Society

O'Hara Mill Pioneer Homestead

National Airforce Museum of Canada

Seventh Town Historical Society

Quinte Branch -Ontario Genealogical Society

Ancestral Roofs

Kanhiote Tyendinaga Territory Public Library


Marilyn Adams Genealogical Research Centre Northumberland County Archives Belleville Heritage Committee

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Information last updated:  December 31, 2015 


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