Posted on Tuesday, May 09, 2023 10:30 AM
Oil Springs, ON - The Heritage Sarnia-Lambton network will be hosting a new virtual Heritage Hour on Thursday, May 11 at 7 p.m. This panel presentation, titled Rough Waters: Shipwrecks of Lambton’s Past, will focus on the dark and dangerous side of local nautical history.
“Lambton County is bordered by two important bodies of water; the St. Clair River and Lake Huron,” said Erin Dee-Richard, Curator/Supervisor, Oil Museum of Canada. “Our local industries are intrinsically tied to the shipping and...
Posted on Tuesday, June 14, 2022 02:17 PM
Grand Bend, ON – This summer, Heritage Sarnia-Lambton is challenging all visitors to re-discover Lambton County museums by completing the Heritage Sarnia-Lambton Passport Challenge.
“Many local museums have been closed over the past two summers due to the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Dana Thorne, Curator/Supervisor with Lambton Heritage Museum. “We thought this year was a great time to organize this type of initiative to invite our community and visitors to re-discover Lambton’s treasured museums, and...
Posted on Thursday, June 09, 2022 03:29 PM
Wyoming, ON - The Heritage Sarnia-Lambton network will be hosting a new virtual Heritage Hour on Thursday, June 16 at 7 p.m. This panel presentation, titled Mysterious Artifacts, will explore strange and unusual artifacts lurking inside the museums’ vaults.
“There are many fascinating artifacts in our collections with very unique stories,” said Nicole Aszalos, Archivist/Supervisor, Lambton County Archives. “Through the collections research process, we were able to gather interesting details about...
Posted on Wednesday, June 01, 2022 03:19 PM
Wyoming, ON – Lambton County Archives is pleased to announce that they have been awarded the AAO Institutional Award, presented by the Archives Association of Ontario (AAO). The annual AAO Institutional Award is presented to archival institutions that have made significant contributions to the advancement of the archival field or community, while demonstrating innovation with the establishment of outstanding programs or services.
This award recognizes Lambton County Archives’ recent project Remembering...
Posted on Tuesday, May 03, 2022 11:48 AM
Wyoming, ON – Lambton County Archives is launching a new virtual Lunch and Learn series to share archival resources available to the public.
Over the course of four sessions, Archivist/Supervisor Nicole Aszalos will explore popular research and genealogy topics such as genetic genealogy, property research, online resources, and the role and importance of local archives within the community. The series is an opportunity for patrons to grab their lunch and connect with the Archivist for a half-hour...