Archive for June, 2009

2009 Open House Week

Tuesday, June 16th, 2009

Tuesday, July 7 to Friday, July 10th, 9 am to 4 pm, the Pontiac Archives at 358 Main St, Shawville, Qc, will be open for visitors to drop in and view our numerous collections or do your research on genealogy or other topics.

The Library

Tuesday, June 16th, 2009

The Pontiac Archives purchased “Echoes of the Forest – Canada’s Lumbering Story” by Alan Soucie.   Alan Soucie was born in Fort Coulonge.  Lots of stories about the lumbering in the Ottawa Valley.


Chris Seifried, who is Polish, donated the book “Polish Canadians”, illustrated by William Kurelek, including paintings of local places illustrating the lives of the Polish immigrants.