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Burlington Historical Society

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Description (Agency) Nonprofit historical society that is an affiliated member of the Ontario Historical Society
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Primary Executive Joan Downey, President
Alternate Executive Jane Ann Newson, Past President
Funding Donations
Elections Annually in January
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Bring together people interested in the history of Burlington and district, and stimulates public awareness in local heritage  
* co-operates with local authorities and other organizations in ensuring the preservation of documents, relics, buildings, etc. of historical interest or value 
* produces publications and other materials that describe aspects of local history  
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 
Archives are housed in the Burlington History Room, 2nd floor of Burlington Central Library 
* managed and interpreted by volunteer members  
* accessible to the public when Burlington Historical Society volunteer archivist is present  
* contact for an appointment (recommended) 
* many images from the archives may be viewed online
Hours Meetings (Sep-Nov * Jan-May): second Mon of month (Tue if Mon is a holiday), 7 pm in Centennial Hall, Burlington Central Library
Areas Served Burlington
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Contact for information
Languages English
Fees Membership
Site Information
Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
Burlington Central Library (meeting and Archives location)
2331 New St, Centennial Hall
Burlington, ON L7R 1J4
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Intersection Guelph Line and New St
Mailing Address PO Box 93164 
1450 Headon Rd 
Burlington, ON L7M 3Z5
Physical Access Fully Accessible - meeting location
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Arts / Culture
HCSD Sub Heading Historic Preservation ; Museums & Historical Societies
Service Categories Archives ; Historic Preservation ; Historical Societies

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