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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 and Wednesday from 12:00-4:00pm the Pontiac Farmers Market is open at the Shawville Fairgrounds.

August 2, 2014, from 1-4 p.m. ARAS Pontiac and the Pontiac Historical Society invite you to take a journey into the past at the Pontiac Museum, 210 Lake St., in Shawville. This is an activity for the whole family, with free admission. Experience our local history through stories, songs and live music about the trappers, early settlers and others who came before us. Come in costume, bring your lawnchair, and discover the past with us!