The Georgina Historical Society, as a not-for-profit organization, collects, preserves, promotes and interprets the rich history and heritage of all communities now known as the Town of Georgina.

Support Georgina Historical Society

Georgina is a rural and urban community situated on the southern shores of Lake Simcoe. Created in 1971 with the merger of Georgina and North Gwillimbury Townships into a single municipality, it can trace its history back into the early pioneer
times of Upper Canada.

Our Society is dedicated to the collection, preservation, and promotion of this heritage. Please support us.

News

GHS 2021 Calendar Sells Out!

The Georgina Historical Society in following its mandate to preserve, protect and promote history has undertaken to restore and refurbish the old 1912 CN caboose that has set neglected at the Pioneer Village for over 25 years. To help provide funds for this project...

2021 GHS Wall Calendars

We will be publishing a calendar for the 2021 year of photos representative of significant aspects of Georgina’s heritage. It should be ready by the end of October, in time for people to consider purchasing it as Christmas gifts. The cost will be $15.00 per copy. ...

Pefferlaw Dam and Johnston Cemetery

The Pefferlaw Dam and Johnston Cemetery issues will both be up for discussion on the Heritage Advisory Committee meeting agenda later this month.

Membership

We welcome your participation with us in discovering and sharing Georgina’s rich history as a member of the Georgina Historical Society. 
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Sponsorship

We would respectfully consider anyone who would like to sponsor the Georgina Historical Society on a regular basis. For further information on how this can work for both you and us, please click below:

Donate

The Georgina Historical Society relys on donations for much of its work. Financial donations large or small are sincerely appreciated and a tax reciept will be provided. Click below for more information:

Events

Board Meeting, Noble House

Mon, Nov 4/19, 2:00 PM

Newsletters

Newsletter #2, Volume 4, February 2021

President's MessageWelcome to the February 2021 newsletter of the Georgina Historical Society. February is the shortest month of the year, but this year you might have felt it was the longest. The last week of February usually brings warmer days and cold nights and...

Newsletter #1, Volume 4, January 2021

President's MessageWelcome to the January 2021 newsletter of the Georgina Historical Society. I trust that you all had an enjoyable and healthy “Festive Season” while struggling to conform to the pandemic restrictions, a Christmas that we will all surely remember for...

Newsletter #10, Volume 3, December 2020

President's MessageWelcome to the December newsletter of the Georgina Historical Society.  I wish to thank all our members for your support of the GHS during this trying year.  Hopefully as 2021 progresses we will be able to resume our regular meetings and...