Agricultural Industry - Online Exhibit
Agricultural production has always been an industry in the area, even prior to European settlement in the Blue Mountains area. Many early settlers were…
Archives of Ontario
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,…
Beaver River Rat Race - Online Exhibit
In the spring of 1957, in what was then Collingwood Township, the community saw two or three peculiar home-made looking “vessels” launched on the Beaver…
Beaver Valley Agricultural Society - Online Exhibit
ormed in 1870, the Beaver Valley Agricultural Society is one of the oldest organizations in the Town of The Blue Mountains community. Learn about the…
Beaver Valley Fall Fair - Online Exhibit
Celebrating 150 years of the Beaver Valley's local agricultural societies' hosting of the Beaver Valley Fall Fair.
BiblioBoard - Local History Exhibits
Exciting online exhibits featuring local history, as well as helpful resources for readers, researchers, students.
Blue Mountain Pottery - Online Exhibit
Online exhibit of Blue Mountain Pottery, including images, archival documents, artifacts and more!
Canadian County Atlas Digital Project
A searchable database of the property owners' names which appear on the township maps in the county atlases. Township maps, portraits and properties have…
Clarksburg Sesquicentennial collection from the Virtual Museum of Canada
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…
Communities - Online Exhibit
This online collection of images, artifacts and resource highlights the histories of the different communities that now make up the Town of Blue Mountains.
Grey County Census and Cemetery Transcriptions
Cemetery Transcriptions listed by historic township. Grey County Census information listed by location. Links to PDF documents.
Heritage Scrapbook - Online Exhibit
With the Craigleith Heritage Depots large collection of historical photographs we have created local family "scrapbook" collections from our photograph…
Indigenous History and Culture Online Exhibit
Online exhibit featuring the Craigleith Heritage Depot museum artefact collection along with a related archival and research collection about local…
Leonard E. Shore - Online Exhibit
Learn about Leonard Eldon Shore; a prominent architect with strong roots in The Blue Mountains. The L.E. Shore Memorial Library, which opened in 1995, was…
Library History of The Blue Mountains - Online Exhibit
The Blue Mountains, Ontario has been home to public libraries for over 160 years. Explore this collection to see old photographs, book labels,…
Literary Women - Online Exhibit
Literary Women of The Blue Mountains is an evolving biographical resource of English-language women writers who published before 2000. These women all…
Niagara Escarpment - Online Exhibit
The Niagara Escarpment is a unique geological feature that runs through The Town of The Blue Mountains area in Ontario, Canada. Many ferns and orchids…
Back issues of Papers and Records from 1899 through 1915 are now in the public domain. These include over 2000 pages of rare documentary sources for the…
Samuel de Champlain - Online Exhibit
Learn more about the French explorer Samuel de Champlain who traveled to visit the Tionontati (Petun) in the region now known as The Blue Mountains, in…
Shale Oil Works - Online Exhibit
The only successfully producing shale oil manufacturing plant in Ontario operated between 1858-1861 in the Blue Mountains.
Staying Home Stories - Online Exhibit
Everyone is learning new ways to live during this time. We want to know how the pandemic has shaped our local culture.
The Blue Mountains Public Library YouTube Channel
Subscribe to our YouTube channel to enjoy local history videos and online programs, including: instructional videos for using the Library, REEL History…
The Canadian Encyclopedia: Tionontati (Petun)
Article about the Tionontati (Petun) peoples. Includes images, text and audio-visual resources. Helpful for students and educators.
The Petun Research Institute
The Institute conducts and publish interdisciplinary scholarly research particularly relating to the Petun-Wyandot native people.
Then and Now - Town of the Blue Mountains History Project
Photographs, maps, audio and videorecordings of the history of the Blue Mountains. Maintained by the Blue Mountains Public Library.