The Hastings County Historical Society was established in 1957 to promote interest in the history of Hastings County.

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Our new 2016 Board of Directors

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Take Our Annual Bus Tour

Tales from the Hastings Woods ....

Exploring Centre Hastings, Ontario

Your choice of two available dates!

Makes for a great Mother or Father's Day gift! 

Enjoy a comfortable coach style ride with air conditioning and washroom facilities on board. Lunch is included!

Click here on HCHS Annual Tour 2016 for more information and to purchase tickets.

Open to both HCHS members and non-members.

Come help us celebrate 50 years of the flag!

Tuesday, February 16th is our next presentation on "How the Maple Leaf beat the beaver: the history of Canada's flag", by Society Education Director and teacher, Bill Kennedy, who will be speaking at the Marantha Auditorium, 100 College Street West in Belleville beginning at 7:30 p.m. Click here for a full colour poster or go to Activities > Dates of Presentations 2016 above for a complete list of this and other upcoming presentations in 2016. The Maranatha facility is wheelchair accessible and refreshments will available. 

Counting down the days to the Archives Opening

Archivist Amanda Hill (left) looks out from behind the reading and research room of the new location for the Community Archives on the second floor of the Belleville Public Library building. Historical Society directors and volunteers were treated to a special behind-the-scenes glimpse on Friday, January 22. A spring opening is scheduled for mid-April. For additional photos, click on the Events/Tours tab above.  (Photo by Orland French)


Information last updated:

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

(No groundhogs were injured in this posting)

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.


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