Archives Lanark celebration, April 27

Come Celebrate with Us!

On Saturday, April 27th, 2019, Archives Lanark will be celebrating.  We will be celebrating our amazing volunteers, local authors and our unique Lanark County History.

Did you know that many of our Archives Lanark volunteers are authors?   Irene Spence, Shirley Jones-Wellman, Rose Mary Sarsfield, Mike Jaques and Marilyn Snedden have all contributed to enhancing our understanding and knowledge of Lanark County history with their books.

Joining this remarkable group will be two well known local authors, Ron W. Shaw and Claudia Smith.  Each has authored books focused on highlighting Lanark County history and lore.  For anyone interested in local history, these books are a must read.  We will have limited copies of most books (as well as our Rural School Books – Lanark, Drummond, North Elmsley and Montague Township and Doorways to the Past – The History of North Elmsley) available for purchase at the event.

Frances Rathwell and Marilyn Snedden are also working on the next two rural school books in our series.  If you attended a rural school in Bathurst, North or South Sherbrooke or North Burgess and have pictures or stories you would like to share, please drop in!  They are searching for more photographs to include in the books and would appreciate any submissions.

Join Archives Lanark at the Drummond Township Hall, 1920 Concession 7, Drummond Centre between 10 am and 3 pm for light refreshments, a tour of the Archives and a meet and greet with our wonderful authors.  Perhaps they can suggest ways that Archives Lanark may be able to help you with your next research project!

Hope to see you there.