Month: August 2022

Old Hay Bay Church Pilgrimage Service

The Board of Trustees welcomes everyone to the Pilgrimage Service on Sunday, August 28, at 3:00 pm. Weather permitting, attendees will gather on the east lawn of the church for a traditional Methodist-style camp meeting. The speaker is Dr. Rev. William (Bill) Smith, who has made the Pilgrimage many times to this National Historic Site.

Vernon Directories for Belleville, Ontario

The Ontario Genealogical Society reports … “Ontario Ancestors, along with Family Search International and Library & Archives Canada, is undertaking the digitization of all available editions of the Vernon Directories. These digital copies are fully searchable and, best of all, they are freely available to all.” A downloadable list of currently available directories and their

Searching the Intelligencer on the Internet Archive

A post from a couple of days ago on the Quinte Branch Facebook page discussed how to search the Intelligencer newspapers uploaded by the CABHC to the Internet Archive. https://archive.org/search.php?query=(intelligencer)%20AND%20-title%3A(weekly)%20AND%20collection%3A(CABHC)&sort=date The video referenced below may help in a search for individuals or events described in the early editions of the Intelligencer newspaper published in Belleville.

100 Years of the Daily Intelligencer Newspaper

CABHC reports … “The end of July marked an important milestone in our summer project to photograph the nineteenth-century issues of The Daily Intelligencer newspaper. All of the volumes of the newspaper from June 1867 to 1900 have now been digitized and made available online through the Internet Archive. The newspapers have been passed through
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