2022 Webinars

Date Presentation Feb 2 Mariner’s Remembrance – Colleen Maguire Mar 2 Early military history in Canada and Huron involvement – Glenn Wright Sun Mar 20 Dutch Genealogy – John Boeren April 6 Making Use of All Your Census – Ken McKinlay May 4 St Joseph’s – The Cantin family and the French settlement – Marc & Pauline Cantin June 1  Indigenous Peoples, Primary Sources, and Huron County – Michelle Hamilton July 6   Admiral Bayfield – David Yates Aug Huron […]

A new book from Bayfield Historical Society & Archives

by David Yates –  The Bayfield HIstorical Society & Archives have recently published a book on a Canadian historical figure who was instrumental in ensuring the safe navigation for emigration to Canada (Ontario and Quebec) in the 1800s. http://www.bayfieldhistorical.ca/ for information on ordering

New book by David Yates!

David Yates has just published his fourth book – The Time of Our Lives – almost 60 stories of the post WWII years to 2011…stories many of us will remember. https://huron.ogs.on.ca/books-about-huron-county-history/ for information on ordering

Wanted – stories of Dutch immigration to SW Ontario

We are compiling stories of those of Dutch heritage coming to SW Ontario, especially Huron Co.  They can be half a page to 30 pages. Please submit by 31 Dec 2021. Stories describing…life in the Netherlands, deciding when and where to immigrate, the trip to Ontario, challenges faced here, how they coped, and how they have maintained their culture, etc Please submit any stories, comments or questions to Deb McAuslan at huronchair@ogs.on.ca or P.O.Box 1559, Clinton, ON  N0M 1L0.  Huron Branch, […]

Dutch Roots?

Post WWII saw a significant immigration of people from the Netherlands to Huron Co (and SW Ontario) and their contributions to Huron are well known. We are pleased to have a webinar on 8th of January 2022 for those searching their Dutch roots in the Netherlands!