We have suspended our Presentation Program for the summer.
Our next presentation will be September 19, 2017
Hunter of Dreams
A Story of the Underground Railroad
Author Steven Duff will speak on Dr. Alexander Milton Ross, born in Belleville and a 19th century organizer of safe passage to Canada for American black slaves.
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
At Maranatha, 100 College Street West, Belleville. 7:30 pm. Everyone welcome. Bring a friend. Park at rear of building and enter directly to meeting room.
For a list of presentations in 2017
FIVE HISTORICAL PLAQUES WILL BE PLACED IN DOWNTOWN BELLEVILLE LOCATIONS THIS SUMMER.
HISTORICAL SOCIETY RECEIVES ARCHIVISTS' AWARD
THE HASTINGS COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY has won the 2017 Corporate Award from the Archives Association of Ontario for its support and promotion of the Community Archives of Belleville and Hastings County. Development of the Archives was a major project occupying the Society's time and energy over the past decade. The Society raised more than $300,000 towards the construction of the Archives; the rest of the project was supported financially by the City of Belleville and the County of Hastings. This is the first time the Corporate Award has been given to an historical society.
Located in downtown Belleville at 254 Pinnacle Street (the library building), the state-of-the-art research and archival storage facility adds another positive cultural activity in the heart of the capital of Hastings! The public area has been named the Gerry Boyce Reading Room, in honour of Gerry Boyce, author, historian and repository of many of Belleville's best-kept historical sagasl. SEE PHOTOS OF: OPENING OF COMMUNITY ARCHIVES
Read the Archives Own Newsletter HERE
Information last updated:
Friday, APRIL 6, 2017
Hastings County Historical Society
Belleville, Ontario, Canada
Serving the townships, municipalities, and villages of Bancroft, Bangor, Belleville, Carlow, Cashel, Deseronto, Dungannon, Elzevir, Faraday, Frankford, Grimsthorpe, Herschel, Hungerford, Huntingdon, Lake, Limerick, Madoc, Marmora, Mayo, McClure, Monteagle, Murray, Quinte West, Rawdon, Sidney, Stirling, Thurlow, Trenton, Tudor, Tweed, Tyendinaga, Wicklow, and Wollaston, Ontario.