Category: Community Outreach

Membership Renewal Time

Membership Renewals for 2020 Begin on November 1 Check out what the Quinte Branch OGS offers its members! HELP US GROW THE OGS FAMILY – CLICK HERE FOR A “REAL DEAL”

September 14: Doors Open in Quinte West

  The City of Quinte West is proud to be hosting its eighth annual “Doors Open” event on Saturday, September 14 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm! Quinte West is situated on the shores of the Bay of Quinte, located directly along the Highway 401 corridor, approximately 1.5 hours’ drive east of Toronto and 2.5

Summer Activities in PEC

Alongside an experienced guide, explore the grounds of Macaulay Heritage Park, the historic estate of Reverend William Macaulay, who is credited with giving Picton its name. Tour the neighbouring graveyard at his former church, St. Mary Magdalene, and spot the unusual tombstone that’s in Ripley’s Believe or Not. The tour will make its way to

Echoes from the Past

Saturday, November 2, 2019 (8:30am-4:30pm) Genealogy 101 – “Echoes from the Past” A fundraiser for the Tweed and Area Historical Society will host four concurrent presentations …

Barriefield Battalion 155

Barriefield Battalion #155 – July 6, 1916 The 155th (Quinte) Battalion, CEF was a unit in the Canadian Expeditionary Force during the First World War. Based in Barriefield, Ontario, the unit began recruiting in late 1915 in Hastings and Prince Edward Counties. After sailing to England in October 1916, the battalion was absorbed into the 154th Battalion, CEF and 6th Reserve Battalion on December

Coming Events

Check out this event of premier interest to the “genealogy community” … ! June 21-23: OGS Conference in London, Ontario (Breaking Down Genealogical Barriers)  

OGS Conference 2019 – London, Ontario

Join us in London June 21-23rd! The excitement is building! With five days to go, hundreds of family historians are looking forward to learning from and talking to other family historians from across Canada and around the world. Conference 2019 will have over 500 attendees, more than 20 speakers, 48 sponsors and vendors, dozens of

Coming Events … in the World of Genealogy

Check out these “upcoming events” of interest to the genealogy community! – September 27 to 29: “BIFHSGO Conference” featuring Blaine Bettinger and Cindi Ingle – October 19: “Shades of Allegiance: The History of the Gerow Family” featuring Jane Simpson – November 2: Genealogy 101-Echoes from Years Past “featuring 4 concurrent presentations” – November 16: AGM

June 15: Seventh Town Historical Society and MAGRC Celebrate

      Tomorrow is the big day. We celebrate our 50th Anniversary. We also celebrate 25 years for The Marilyn Adams Genealogical Society. Two parties! The event is free. No admission. We will have plenty of free cake plus two bands. Enjoy our presentations and demonstrations. Bring the family as we have activities for

Research Your Loyalist Family History

Come and research your loyalist family history. Saturday, April 13, 2019  [10:00 am to 3:00 pm] The following presentations will be made: (1) Angela & Peter Johnson UE Dominion Genealogists UELAC “How to document your Loyalist ancestor” (2) Lisa Lawlis Archivist County of Lennox and Addington Museum and Archives “Help with Research at the Archives”