Local History and Genealogy

We offer a wide variety of online resources to help with your local history and genealogy research.

Ancestry

Ancestry has access to the family histories of people from North America, United Kingdom, Europe, Australia and more. For use in the library only.

Huntsville Forester Online

The Huntsville Forester Online is a collection of the Forester newspaper from 1895 to present. Hosted by the Canadian Community Digital Archives.

Muskoka Digital Archives

Muskoka Digital Archives is an collection of historical photographs of the Muskoka region.

Ontario Genealogical Society Library Collection

The Ontario Genealogical Society Library Collection has access to books, family histories, cemetery records, and more.

Our Ontario

Our Ontario is a digital collection of photos, birth/marriage/death records, cemetery records, and more.

Toronto Star: ProQuest Historical Newspapers

Toronto Star: ProQuest Historical Newspapers is a collection of the Toronto Star newspaper from 1894 - 2015.

Virtual Reference Library

The Virtual Reference Library is an website lets you explore Ontario through historic photographs, maps, digitized books, videos, and more.

Other helpful websites

There are many other helpful websites on the Internet that can aid you in your research. Click below to view our recommendations.

Genealogy resources on the Internet

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