The Town of the Blue Mountains was formed in 2001 with the amalgamation of the Township of Collingwood and the Town of Thornbury. Communities in the municipality include Thornbury, Banks, Camperdown, Castle Glen Estates, Christie Beach, Clarksburg, Craigleith, Duncan, Gibraltar, Heathcote, Kolapore, Little Germany, Loree, Ravenna, Red Wing, Slabtown, and Victoria Corners.
Search Archeion to find records of businesses, individuals, families and organizations from all periods of the province's history (Ontario). The archives described include photographs, diaries, minute books, church registers and municipal records.
The Archives of Ontario is the second largest archives in Canada and provides a window into the past for all Ontarians, connecting us with our ancestors, our communities and our government. Access a unique and multi-faceted collection that includes records dating back to the late 16th century and contains everything from hand-written ledgers to electronic files, hand-drawn maps, architectural drawings, photographs, films and sound recordings. Includes online databases, exhibits, research guides and more.
Online exhibits featuring local history information, as well as research resources available at the Craigleith Heritage Depot branch and museum. Includes museum artifacts, archives, and library materials on specific themes. To visit BiblioBoard Open Access in order to find info from other libraries, museums, and archives, visit Menu > BiblioBoard Open Access > Search.
A searchable database of the property owners' names which appear on the township maps in the county atlases. Township maps, portraits and properties have been scanned, with links from the property owners' names in the database. Created by McGill University.
Did you know that Clarksburg was founded in 1860, or that it celebrated it's 150th birthday - also known as a sesquicentennial - in 2010? In celebration of this occassion, past staff of the Craigleith Heritage Depot collected over 300 photographs of memories from Clarksburg's history to create a Virtual Museum of Canada Community Memories online exhibition.
A list of online exhibits, thematic guides and links to archival descriptions and material that relate to Indigenous communities throughout Ontario and Canada. Compiled by the Archives Association of Ontario.
Search Ontario Land Property Records OnLand is your online information source from the Ontario Land Registration and Writs system. This channel gives you access to official, property-related information and documents.
Our Ontario Find digital image, text, audio and video materials about Ontario history, heritage and culture. Search the collections of libraries, archives, museums, historical societies, heritage and community groups, government agencies, and private collections in Ontario and across Canada...via a single search portal. Search results link you to the digital content on the contributing partner's web site.
A list of free and openly available resources for those seeking to critically examine colonialism, the legacy of the residential school system, and Indigenous issues in Canada; the diversification of collections as part of the truth and reconciliation process; access barriers for Indigenous peoples to institutionally held archival holdings; the ethics of collection use and digitization. Compiled by the Archives Association of Ontario.
The Wyandot Nation of Kansas is dedicated to the preservation of Wyandot history and culture and the preservation, protection, restoration and maintenance of the Huron Indian Cemetery in Kansas City, Kansas. The Wyandot Nation of Kansas is proud to be a member of the Wendat Confederacy.
Learn about our local past through a sampling of news bites from approx. 25, 50, 100+ years ago. News taken from Thornbury Review-Herald and Courier-Herald, on microfiche at the Craigleith Heritage Depot, in the Town of The Blue Mountains. May require logging in to Facebook to join the group. Find group on Craigleith Heritage Depot's FB page.