Nancy Mayhew Edey Family tree

October 17th, 2017 by Jean

The Edey Family Tree has been donated to the Pontiac Archives by Edith Campbell. Please come in and enjoy researching.

July 1 2017 — Canada Day

June 23rd, 2017 by Jean

Look for the entry of the Pontiac Archives in the Canada Day Parade.

Canada 150 Street Fair- Shawville, Pontiac Archives particiating

June 23rd, 2017 by Jean

Pontiac Archives, 358 Main Street, Shawville, Friday, June 30, 10 am to 4 pm. Outside or inside displays.

Duplicate local High School Year Books for sale, many years – All proceeds going to the Archives.

Unknown pictures — Please help us identify them.

Local Books for sale — All proceeds going to the Archives.

All workers at the Archives are volunteers. Donations appreciated.

Pontiac Archives 2017 Open House

June 23rd, 2017 by Jean

Open House 2017 for Pontiac Archives, Shawville, Quebec, will be Tuesday – Thursday, July 4, 5, and 6, 9 am – 4 pm.
Everyone welcome. Lots of new material available.

Researching your family history

June 23rd, 2017 by Jean

Researching Your Family History

Thursday July 6, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Pontiac Archives, 358 Main Street, Shawville

Information Session led by Gloria F. Tubman

Researching Family History will offer advice, gained through 30 years of research, on
– how to start researching your family history,
– success in uncovering interesting information,
– pitfalls one can encounter, and
– resources available at the Pontiac Archives and elsewhere.

Gloria F. Tubman will have available copies of her just released book, A Genealogists’
Guide to Researching BRITISH HOME CHILDREN

2017 Open House

May 9th, 2017 by Jean

Pontiac Archives, 358 Main Street, Shawville, Quebec, will host their 2017 Open House July 4, 5 & 6, 2017, from 9 am – 4:00 pm. Bienvenu/Everyone Welcome. Their will be an amazing collection of local information, current and historical including records.

Researching Your British Home Child

May 9th, 2017 by Jean

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at 1:30 pm, hosted by the Pontiac Archives, Main Street, Shawville, Quebec, a presentation will be given by Gloria F Tubman, on researching your British Home Child.

Records indicate that 180 Home Children came to the Pontiac County.

2016-2017 Closed for the holiday season

November 29th, 2016 by Jean

Closed for the Holiday Season

The Pontiac Archives will close on Thursday, December 14, 2016, at 4 pm and re-open on January 10, 2017, at 9 am.

Lost Splendour of Chats Falls

November 8th, 2016 by Jean

The Lost Splendour of Chats Falls, (in English sounds like “Shaw Falls”) an illustrated history of the Chats Falls, from the ice age to modern times, written by Terence M. Currie, MN.A. Hist. University of Ottawa, 2005, is available at the Pontiac Archives. Please come to 358 Main St, Shawville, Qc, if you would like to read this book.

Whiskey & Wickedness

November 8th, 2016 by Jean

A new book, Volume VI, Whiskey and Wickedness. The Turbulent Square Timber era. Renfrew On, Pontiac, and Gatineau. Quebec, writen by Larry D. Cotton from Perth, Ontario, is available at the Pontiac Archives, Shawville, Quebec, for the public to come in and read.