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.

Annual General Meeting 2020

Your Board is currently considering holding the AGM in December along with a small Christmas gathering if public facilities are re-opened within the Town.  It was suggested that the Kin Hall would be a good location as it is large enough to facilitate social...

Johnson Cemetery, Pefferlaw

It has come to our attention that there is a proposal to have the Johnson Family members buried there disinterred and reburied in Cooke’s Cemetery.  We cannot support this idea.  The consensus of the Board Members is that this proposal is contrary to our mandate. The...

Georgina Pioneer Village (update)

The Town of Georgina is working on an application for the Museum Assistance Program Grant with some help from the corporate sector to complete the application.  The grant could provide funding up to 30 per cent of the Museum Operating Budget and they are hopeful...

Re-roofing the Caboose in the Pioneer Village (update)

We received a very reasonable quote to reroof the caboose which we and the Town of Georgina have agreed to accept. The ongoing COVID 19 pandemic is putting a real crimp in our activities. On August 12th your Board is having an outdoor meeting. One of the topics is...

Woodbine Roofing Meeting

Tom Glover, Bob Holden and Paul Brady met with Jason from Woodbine Roofing at the Pioneer Village to assess what is required to bring the caboose roof up to speed. While there they examined the progress being made on repairs to the rear wall of the station. The new...