Hastings County Historical Society


Public Presentations

Some of our Hastings County Historical Society public presentations have been videotaped and placed on YouTube for the viewing pleasure of those who could not attend in person. Our free, monthly public presentations are popular and we invite you to join us in person, but if you are unable to attend, you can now watch some of them on YouTube.

The History of Deseronto

November 2019 with Speaker Bobbi-Lynn Morris

Restoring and Preserving Paleontological Specimens -

January 2020 with Speaker Peter May

Prideful Prejudice, The Kanadian Klan in 1920s Hastings

February 2020 with Speaker Trevor Parsons

The Lost Villages of the St. Lawrence

April 2021 with Speaker Jim Brownell

Indigenous History: Reading Between and Beyond the Lines

October 2021 with Speaker Bill Fox

It Works! Now What? J.B. Collip and the Development of Insulin

November 2021 with Speaker Christopher Rutty

Road Trips in Hastings County

Tour sites of historical significance in our area. We invite you to watch Hastings County Historical Society Road Trip videos on YouTube, in partnership with YourTV.

PART I: Chisholm's Mill

PART II: Gauen Cemetery

PART III: Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte

PART IV: Ontario's first gold mine

PART V: Wallbridge

PART VI: Captain George Fraser Kerr

PART VII: Stirling, Ontario

PART VIII: Thomasburg, Ontario

PART IX: Hungerford smallpox epidemic of 1884

PART X: Marmoraton Iron Mine

PART XI: Merrill Denison

PART XII: Actinolite

PART XIII: Tyendinaga Mohawk Airfield

PART XIV: Asa Turner

PART XV: Bancroft, Ontario

PART XVI: 385 Army Cadets of Madoc

PART XVII: Village of Deloro

PART XVIII: Founding of Deseronto

PART XIX: Founding of Madoc

PART XX: John Weir Foote

PART XXI: Lonsdale Village

PART XXII: Marmora Ironworks

PART XXIII: Stone Church Hastings

PART XXIV: Thurlow Purchase

PART XXV: Founding of Tweed

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