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

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ANNUAL BANQUET THIS WEEKEND!
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The Hastings County Historical Society's annual banquet and celebration of history is fast approaching. Join us! Call to reserve your tickets this week... more information. 
 
LETTERS TO VIMY BY ORLAND FRENCH
Based on his acclaimed book, Orland French has written an imaginative, evocative and often funny play about events leading up to the attack on Vimy Ridge on Easter morning, 1917... more information.
 
VOLUNTEER AT THE ARCHIVES
Are you seeking a new volunteer opportunity? Look no further than the Archives, located at the Belleville Public Library... more info.

SEVEN HISTORICAL PLAQUES UNVEILED

We held seven unveiling ceremonies of historical bronze plaques throughout Hastings County this summer... read more.

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Coming Up This Fall!

Presentation: November

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FIVE HISTORICAL PLAQUES IN DOWNTOWN BELLEVILLE

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Information last updated:

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2018

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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Recent Posts
Letters to Vimy by Orland French
Newly arrived on the battlefield in France, young Private Oscar French is just learning how to deal with a war that's all-too-real when suddenly he's faced with something that can't .......READ MORE
Wednesday, October 17
This Stone Uncovered
Mount St. Patrick Cemetery on Stanley Street in Belleville, also known as St. Michael's, was rededicated on the afternoon of Sunday, September 16, 2018. A memorial boulder with an appropriate .......READ MORE
Monday, September 17
Chisholm's just lumbers on and on
The Chisholm family dynasty has been turning out quality wood products at Chisholm's Mills for six generations, ever since William Chisholm bought a mill on the Moira River near Roslin in 1857. .......READ MORE
Saturday, July 7
It's a Sign of the Spring in Thomasburg
UNVEILING HISTORICAL PLAQUE TO COMMEMORATE THOMASBURG SPRING   A significantly large crowd gathered in Thomasburg Saturday afternoon to witness the unveiling of an historical plaque .......READ MORE
Monday, June 25
Mayor's Hunt for History winners announced
  Hastings Historical Society President Richard Hughes attended a prize ceremony on June 11 during a Belleville council meeting for students who participated in the Mayor's Hunt for History, .......READ MORE
Tuesday, June 19
Adventures in LA LA Land
WE CERTAINLY HAD LOTS OF ADVENTURES   Our first of two historical bus tours was by all accounts a great success! But it definitely required a great deal of flexibility on the part of the .......READ MORE
Wednesday, May 30