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Genealogy Research
Our Research Reading Room is open from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Staffed by friendly, helpful volunteers, there to assist you.
If your ancestors lived in Norfolk, we probably have the surviving historical record. Research Admission: $5 each, free to Society members.
19 July

Juggling Chainsaws!

From 10:00am to 3:00pm local artist Ed Chapple will be showing off his chainsaw skills on the front lawn at the Museum. See his carvings, see the new museum exhibit.



Heritage Adventures Day Camp

Week-long summer programs for kids 5-12

Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 4:00pm

Become a Historical Society Member and save $10/week!

Please click here for Details and Registration Information

July 24, 2023


Get out your antique tools and those gadgets you can't quite figure out. Bring them to the Norfolk Heritage Centre to get them identified. Members of the Tool Group of Canada will be speaking about woodworking tools and other oddities begining at 7:00pm; Show & Tell and Q&A to follow.

Admission is $10/person; $8 for Norfolk Historical Society members. Presented in conjunction with the current display about Norfolk County furniture and woodworking, "Let The Chips Fall Where They May".

August 2, 2023

Yard Sale at the Museum

All proceeds benefit the Museum. (No Museum Artifacts will be sold)

Anyone wishing to donate items for the sale please bring them in to the museum or phone 519-426-1583 for further detail.

August 4, 2023

Simcoe Day Historical Walking Tour

Walk throught the ages:
-Heritage Architecture
-Simcoe Little Theatre
-Musical Entainment
-War time-line display, Simcoe memorabilia & barbeque at Simcoe Legion
First tour starts at 9:30 am
Advance Tickets at the Haldimand-Norfolk Information 40 Colborne St. S., Simcoe, 426-6655
August 14, 2023 "They Had A Dream" -- the history of the St. Williams Forestry Station

One of Norfolk County's beloved local authors, Harry B. Barrett has written another book! This one details the story of Canada's first forest farm. Harry will be at the Norfolk Heritage Centre to speak about his research and the stories that he uncovered. Admission is $10/person; $8/Norfolk Historical Society or Port Rowan-South Walsingham Heritage Association
member. 7:00pm-9:00pm

Limited copies of his book are on sale at the NHC, while quantities last.
Summer 2008

"Let the Chips Fall Where They May", a display about wood -- woodworking tools, furniture of Norfolk County and more

Part of the Norfolk Forest Capital of Canada display

Sept. 17, 2008 "Glistening Glass" -- wonderful examples of hand blown, pressed and cut glass
Sept. 27, 2008

Norfolklore Genealogy Fair

for details see here.

Oct. 21, 2008 "Lest We Forget" Display
Nov. 13, 2008

Norfolk Milita Night

With Cheryl MacDonald and Bob Blakely

Nov. 26, 2008 "Shedding Light on the Past" -- historic lighting from the collection

Norfolk Heritage Centre, 109 Norfolk St. S. Simcoe Ontario  N3Y 2W3  

Phone: 519-426-1583  Fax: 519-426-1584