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Pontiac Archives

The Pontiac Archives commiserated in 1985, in order to preserve the local heritage in the Pontiac. It is organized and operated by dedicated volunteers who have been instrumental in the growth and wealth of information contained in the archives.

  • The holdings collection contains the following:
  • The Quebec Crown Land Grant Book, 1763-1890;
  • Pontiac County census records, 1842-1901;
  • Papers of the Pontiac MRC and its municipalities;
  • Township valuation rolls;
  • Forgotten villages and old place names of the Pontiac;
  • Papers of the Pontiac Pacific Junction Railroad;
  • An extensive collection of photographs, drawings and maps;
  • Papers of the Pontiac Women’s Institute; and
  • Information on the Orange Order and other Pontiac societies.

You will also find clippings from newspaper, magazines and photos.

Visit the website of the http://www.pontiacarchives.org/  for more information.

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Upcoming Events

Every Tuesday and Thursday Senior's Drop in Center (former Masonic Lodge), 1-3pm, 244 Main Street

Every Saturday from 8:30-12:30 the Pontiac Farmers Market is open at the Shawville Fairgrounds.

Every Friday, from 9:30-11am, the Shawville Shenanigans Playgroup, for children 0-5 and their caregivers, meets at the New Hope Christian Fellowship Church on Main St.

September 19th, 8pm, Shawville Pontiacs Junior B hockey team's home opener at the Shawville arena

September 21st -- Municipal by-election, 10am-8pm, Dr SE McDowell School, 89 Center St