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November Workshops

Please join us for Property History Workshops at the Shedden Library on November 13, at 6pm, or at the Aylmer Library on November 15, at 5:30pm. Also, join us for a Family History Workshop at the Dutton Library on November 27 at 6:30 pm. We request that you register in advance by contacting Amber at amandich@elgin.ca or 519-631-1460 ext. 127. If you are a library patron, you may also register through Elgin County Library’s event calendar here: https://sierra-app.elgin.ca/iii/calendar/month?lang=eng

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A Property History Workshop

Are you interested in learning about the history of your home? Join Elgin County’s Archivist Assistant to discover local and online resources, and learn how to access and interpret early township land records. We hope that you can join us at: Belmont Library on September 25th at 2pm OR at Springfield Library on September 27th at 2pm. Spaces are limited, so we ask that you please register in advance. You can register by following this link to the library’s event calendar: https://bit.ly/2w60qMe. If you have any issues with registration, or have any questions about this event, please contact Amber Mandich at amandich@elgin.ca or at 519-631-1460 ext. 127.

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Talbot Settlement and Survey Maps, 1793-1849
The survey and settlement maps are two separate collections that detail the early geography and settlement patterns of the Talbot Settlement.
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Ken Verrell Collection
In 2016, the Archives acquired historical records, photographs and objects from the estate of Ken Verrell, principally documenting Elgin County and City of St. Thomas railway history, 1870s-present.
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Image Galleries
Click the button below to view our Image Galleries. (Photo: Public School, Springfield, ON)
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Volunteer Opportunities
The Elgin County Archives welcomes volunteers and provides opportunities for anyone looking to help out.
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