Category: Community Outreach

June 18: Natives and Settlers/Amanda Hill

Join Amanda Hill for “Natives and Settlers: The View from the Archives” a look at relations between Indigenous Peoples and settlers in our region as revealed by written records and physical artifacts held in archives and museums around the world. Friday, June 18 at 2:00 pm.

June 12: Your DNA Impacts Family History

Diahan Southard is a leading voice for consumer DNA testing from her position as Founder of Your DNA Guide. Diahan teaches internationally, consults with leading testing companies and forensics experts. Southard’s company, Your DNA Guide (YourDNAGuide.com), deploys a team of scientists who provide one-on-one genetic genealogy education and research services.

50+ Centre Newsletter (June)

June is Seniors Month in Ontario! It’s a time to recognize our amazing older adults and all the contributions you’ve made here and in communities across Ontario. I know our 50+ programs wouldn’t be possible without our wonderful volunteers and I thank you for taking the time to make a difference in so many lives!

The CABHC Patch (June)

The Community Archives keeps documentary materials of all kinds relating to Belleville and Hastings County, Ontario, and makes them available for research. Our archives was established in 2010 as a partnership between: City of Belleville, County of Hastings and Hastings County Historical Society The Community Archives collects and shares information about the local Quinte area.

Richard Hughes-Local Historian and Innovator

YOURTV (Belleville) Producer J. P. Lemieux shares his thoughts on his personal hero and mentor, Richard Hughes, a noted local historian in Quinte. Richard and the Historical Society have helped create a series of programs on a variety of local historical topics. Tune into YourTV for full episodes on Cogeco HD 700 and Epico 100.

May 12: Transcribe-A-Thon (UWO)

Yearning to visit your local archives? Want to help make archival material more accessible to researchers? Here’s a way to volunteer by assisting on a project from your computer at home! Learn about our new transcription site, current collections available for transcription, and tips and tricks for transcribing and tagging archival material. Start transcribing now!

50+ Centre Newsletter (May)

I am starting to see lots of flowers popping up and making the world a more beautiful place. Thank goodness for April showers! Also, with the weather getting nicer we can spend more time outside working on our yards and gardens and enjoying nature.

The CABHC Patch (May)

The Community Archives keeps documentary materials of all kinds relating to Belleville and Hastings County, Ontario, and makes them available for research. Our archives was established in 2010 as a partnership between: City of Belleville, County of Hastings and Hastings County Historical Society The Community Archives collects and shares information about the local Quinte area.

April 14: Virtual Genealogy Class

Participate [11:30 am] in an online introduction to the library version of Ancestry.ca and learn about the databases maintained by the Quinte Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society. The presenter will be the noted speaker and family historian, Bob Dawes, a former Chair of the Quinte Branch. REGISTER: 613-394-3381 or kristar@quintewest.ca. CLICK TO CHECK OUT

The CABHC Patch (April)

New owners of old houses in Belleville and Hastings are often interested in finding out who built the property and when, or who has lived in it since. Taxation records can be a useful source of information for this. Municipalities need to know who owns all the lots of land in their jurisdiction.
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