Cortney LeGros
Coordinator, Outreach, Programs & Partnerships
7 Minerva St. E.
Huntsville, ON
P1H 1W4

Phone: 705-789-5232 X3408

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HPL & 150Local History

Local History

Canada 150 Library Cards

We're celebrating Canada150 with commemorative Library Cards. 

First Library in Huntsville    photograph of library staff in front of location
The first library in Huntsville above White's Hardware Store, 38 Main Street East, Huntsville, Ontario. Image courtesy of the Muskoka Digital Archives.

Janine Marson    Janine Marson
Through Tom's Eyes a Discovery of Truth, Light and Colour - An Exhibition Celebrating Tom Thomson.  Image courtesy of local artist Janine Marson who loves her new card.

Captain Hunt    MHP

Captain George Hunt (1830-1882), founder of Huntsville, Ontario, and one of the settlement's prominent citizens in the early years. Image courtesy of Muskoka Heritage Place.   

MHP Manager Ron Gostlin and Collections Coordinator Sara White pose with their new cards.

Muskoka Heritage Place Artifact Displays

Muskoka Heritage Place Logo

The Huntsville Library is partnering with Muskoka Heritage Place to bring to you historical artifacts from Huntsville's early history. We will be showcasing a different theme each month:

  • April - Logging
  • May - Planting/Gardening        
  • June - First Nations
  • July - Blacksmithing
  • August - Pioneer School 
  • September - Pioneer Baking 
  • October - Harvest
  • November - World War I
  • December - Children's Toys

Walking Tours

Coming Soon

Historical Library Locations Interactive Story Map

Historical Locations of Library - Story Map Image