Arthur and Area Historical Society

Contact Information
Primary Contact John Walsh, Director; Phone: 519-848-3015
Alternate Contact Gail Donald, Vice-President; Phone: 519-848-3069
Site Location Meetings held at Arthur and District Chamber of Commerce Office, Historical Rooms
Located In Community Arthur
Address & Map
Arthur and District Chamber of Commerce
146 George St
Arthur, ON N0G 1A0
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Intersection George St and Frederick St.
Mailing Address PO Box 41 
Arthur, ON N0G 1A0
Physical Access Partially Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Agency) Organization for individuals with an interest in local history and family history.
Description (Service) Meetings are held monthly and brief historical tours are provided by members of the group. Special military exhibits reflect the village's designation as Canada's Most Patriotic Village. Books on local history are available for sale and for research.
Hours Regular hours Wed 1 pm-3 pm, or by appointment with contacts 
Historical Society meetings: third Thu of the month 7:30 pm, Sep-Jun  
Brief tours of historical rooms Wed 1 pm-3 pm 
General meeting in Jan: two-year terms
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Assistance with research on the area or on family histories provided through appointments with contacts, e-mail inquiries or during regular hours
Languages English
Fees Membership - $5 annually
Time-Limited Events Doors Open Wellington North * Displays at Fall Fair * Business Fair
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2003
Funding Grants ; Donations ; Sales of books
Print Material Books: Memories of Arthur and Area - 3 Vols; 
2017 - Canada 150 Project, Book: Arthur and Area Veterans of World War I and World War II; 
Various township, county, church, personal histories; atlases; cemetery books; school yearbooks; periodicals; and other resources
Service Categories Social Sciences Clubs/Societies