Burlington Historical Society

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Contact Information
E-Mail info@burlingtonhistorical.ca
Website www.burlingtonhistorical.ca/society/Welcome.html
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/search/top/?q=burlington%20history
Site Information
Located In Community Burlington
Mailing Address PO Box 93164 
1450 Headon Rd 
Burlington, ON L7M 4A3
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Meeting location
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Nonprofit historical society that is an affiliated member of the Ontario Historical Society.
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Primary Executive Jane Ann Newson, President
Alternate Executive Joan Downey, Volunteer Archivist
Funding Donations
Elections Annually in January
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Objectives:  
* to bring together people interested in the history of Burlington and district, and stimulate public awareness in local heritage  
* discover, collect, classify and preserve materials which will establish and illustrate the history of the area  
* produce publications and other materials that describe aspects of local history  
* co-operate with local authorities and other organizations in ensuring the preservation of documents, relics, buildings, etc. of historical interest or value.  
 
Archives:  
Collects and preserves paper records and images related to the people and places of Burlington, from about 1780 to the present time, including:  
* photographs of historic buildings  
* other images  
* written records  
* maps  
* family histories and other publications  
* newspaper clipping files  
 
Many images from the archives may be viewed online 
Archives are housed in the Burlington History Room, 2nd floor of Burlington Central Library, 2331 New St  
* managed and interpreted by volunteer members  
* accessible to the public when Burlington Historical Society volunteer archivist is present  
* emailing burlingtonhistoricalsociety@yahoo.com in advance for an appointment is recommended
Hours Meet Sep-Nov, Jan-May: 2nd Mon of month (Tue if Mon is a holiday) at 7 pm in Centennial Hall, Burlington Central Library, 2331 New Street.
Areas Served Burlington
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Contact for information.
Languages English
Fees Membership
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Historical Societies

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