Land O’ Lake Speakers’ Forum #3 – Search & Rescue, International Cargo
Marlean and Wayne McLean To Speak On ‘The Spicer Farm’
The History of the Lions Club of Land O’ Lakes
April 17, 2023 General Meeting: “Bring-a-Thing, Tell-a-Tale”!
The Connection Between Lennox and Addington and The Crown
Land O’ Lakes Speakers’ Forum
Memories of Camp Mazinaw – An Interview with Jim Smart
1994 Bon Echo Provincial Park Visitor Guide
We Are Hiring Summer Students for the Cloyne Pioneer Museum – 2023
The History of the NEO (Northern Emergency Organization) by David Savigny
Glenfield Cemetery – Now Online!
Matawatchan Community Cemetery – Now Online!
Our Lady Of The Holy Rosary Cemetery – Now Online!
‘For The Record’ Vintage Video To Be Shown Nov 21st – CDHS General Meeting
Join Us For the 2022 CDHS Christmas Lunch December 5th!
Join Us – Monday Oct 17th, 1 pm – L&A County Museum Staff to Speak
Madawaska Loggers Monument and Slate Falls Graves
A Conversation With Gail Holtzhauer – Matawatchan
Matawatchan Hall Picnic Video – 1986
History of the Volunteer Ambulance Services in Northbrook
Shirley Sedore Guest Speaker – CDHS Meeting Sept 19 2022
1968 Kaladar-Northern Telephone Directory for Northbrook, Denbigh, Plevna
The History of Pethick’s Store & Motel – Cloyne
Memories of Matawatchan – SS#1 School Reunion
The History of the Lions Club – Lion Red Emond at the CDHS AGM
The Cement House Fireplace at Bon Echo
The History of Black Donald Mine
Cloyne & District Historical Society Celebrates 50 Years
CDHS Annual General Meeting June 20th – Red Emond Guest Speaker
The Annual General Meeting of the Cloyne and District Historical Society will be June 20th, 2022 at the Barrie Community Hall in Cloyne. The meeting will start at 1:00 pm and feature Lion Red Emond as guest speaker. Red will talk about the history of the Lions Club...
Historic Windstorm Sweeps Through Area Leaving Destruction – May 2022
A storm that will go down in the record books traveled a diagonal line from Michigan to Ottawa and beyond on Saturday, May 21st. In its path were the townships of North Frontenac and Addington Highlands. Enough damage was caused so a state of emergency was called in...
Cabin On The Hill – 1870s Log Cabin at Bon Echo
Familiar to most Bon Echo visitors is the ‘Cabin-on-the Hill’ – a rental log cabin situated near the Denison complex within the provincial park. The 1870s cabin was once called the Manager’s House and was occasionally used as accommodation when Merrill Denison...
Dave Trumble – Canada’s Oldest Man Speaks To NAEC Students 1977
David Albert Trumble, born December 15th, 1867 (or 1882) was a famous Canadian supercentenarian and resident of Northbrook. Always a storyteller, character, and often an entertainer, Dave Trumble visited North Addington Education Centre in Cloyne to answer questions...
Mugwump Canadian: The Merrill Denison Story by Dick MacDonald
Dick MacDonald first met Merrill Denison when there were both on the payroll of the Bank of Montreal. They became quite good friends and in 1970, Merrill suggested Dick write about his life. A story was written and formed the basis of an hour-long documentary for CBC...
Our First ‘In-Person’ General Meeting, April 25th, 1 pm
The Cloyne & District Historical Society is meeting at the Barrie Community Hall on Monday April 25th at 1PM. Membership is free for 2022, so bring along your friends. This will be our first in-person general meeting since the start of the pandemic. Masks are not...
Susannah of the Mounties Movie – What is the connection with Bon Echo?
Susannah: A Little Girl With The Mounties is a children's novel by Canadian author Muriel Denison (nee Jessie Muriel Goggin 1886-1954), first published in 1936. In the book 9-year-old Susannah is sent to Regina, Saskatchewan to spend the summer with her Uncle Dennis...
View The Voter’s Lists: 1932, 1952 and 1965
Three Voter's Lists are available to view, two of those contributed by Debbie Neale. The Denbigh, Abinger and Ashby 1932 Voter's List includes a Schedule Of Post Offices (11 in total; Denbigh, Vennachar, Slate Falls, Wensley, Hartsmere, Cloyne, Plevna, Griffith,...
Welcome to Our New Website Launch!
Welcome to our new website! Our previous website was over a decade old and needed to be updated to attract visitors to the Museum and better display our digital collections of photos and documents. Plus, it is a super project to celebrate our 50th Anniversary! In...
The History of Wannamaker’s Store – Northbrook
Sadly, Don Wannamaker passed away on February 13, 2022. Don will be remembered as a Northbrook community supporter and founding (charter) member of the Land O’ Lakes Lions Club. Chartered in 1969 with a group of 38 members, only three Lions Charter members are alive...
The Vennachar Fire 1903 by Lorne Ball
The year 1903 is remembered by the Old Timers of Vennachar as the year of "THE BIG FIRE". About fifty years earlier, the first settlers followed the Addington Road and the trails of the lumber companies into the northern part of Lennox & Addington County, and...
New! Flickr Website Of Local Cemeteries
Anyone tracing their family history will find this new Flickr website handy. So far, all the graves in these cemeteries have been photographed with high-definition photos and grave descriptions: Vennachar, Denbigh St. Luke’s United, Denbigh St. Paul’s Lutheran,...
Teachers & Schools of Lennox & Addington
The website of the Lennox & Addington Historical Society has recently added to their blog, pdf documents outlining the Teachers and Schools within the County including the schools in the Townships of Kaladar, Denbigh, Abinger-Effingham, and Barrie-Anglesea. Mr....
Hillier ‘Jake’ Thompson – Northbrook Barnstormer & Pilot
Hillier 'Jake' Thompson (on right, unknown man on left) was the son of Casber and Lulu Thompson who owned Thompson's store in Northbrook. He was a flyer most of his life and would land his plane at the air strip east of Northbrook at the Lloyd farm. Before the War he...