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Arthur and Area Historical Society

Contact Information
Alternate Name CV19
Social Media Facebook
Primary Contact John Walsh, Director; Phone: 519-848-3015
Alternate Contact Gail Donald, President; Phone: 519-848-3069
Description (Site) Meetings and visiting hours are held at the Historical Rooms in the Arthur and District Chamber of Commerce Building
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 and organizations with an interest in local, Canadian and general history, and research into family history.
Description (Service) COVID-19 Update: As of Mar 2020, monthly meetings and tours are suspended until further notice. Books on local history are available for sale at Walsh's Pharmacy and Arthur Cash and Carry. 
In normal circumstances, meetings include presentations on subjects of local and broad historical interest, as well as insight into community groups and businesses. Special military exhibits reflect the village's designation as Canada's Most Patriotic Village.
Hours COVID-19: For the duration of Public Health restrictions, all meetings, tours and Wed afternoon openings are suspended and the Historical Rooms are closed.
Areas Served Ontario ; out of Province, out of County research
Eligibility No restrictions
Application During the COVID-19 pandemic, assistance with research on the area or on family histories provided through appointments with contacts or during regular hours is not available. 
E-mail or telephone research inquiries are still welcome and will be fulfilled where possible.
Languages English
Fees Membership - $5 annually
Time-Limited Events Culture Days in Wellington North * Displays at Fall Fair * Business Fairs
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