For the past 43 years each December, the Lanark County Genealogical Society has announced its Annual Membership Drive. This year is no different and the fees remain the same again.
Greetings of the Day!
My name is Jayne Munro-Ouimet, I am the President of the Lanark County Genealogical Society. Our society was established in 1981. It is a nonprofit all-volunteer organization. dedicated to the preservation of family histories of the people of Lanark County. We do this in several ways. We have monthly meetings from February to June and September to December. During the summer we set up displays at local events to market our society. Since Covid, we have had many meetings via Zoom so that we included our members who live in all parts of Canada, the US and other countries around the world. This year we have returned to local meetings which we hold in places of interest to our local members. Zoom meetings will resume in December for the winter months. We have speakers who share their knowledge of local history and local family history. We also have published a series of books of local historical interest. We try to help people who send us queries regarding their particular Lanark County family.
Lanark County Genealogical Society has a Genealogy Resource library that for the last 22 years has been housed in Heritage House Museum. This resource is available to the public when the museum is open. Other resources that a membership in the Society includes are membership in Ancestry.ca, and Newspaper.com. We have access to the historical Perth Courier, and to the current Lanark Era. As well we are also in the process of digitizing records that may be of use to researchers through our “Members Only” link on our website.
I would like to take this opportunity to invite you to join our society and am confident the members will be pleased to have you on board. I am hopeful that you will be pleased with the benefits our society has to offer.
For further information see our website www.lanarkgenealogy.com and check under “Membership” to join, or phone 613-257-9482 if you do not have access to a computer.
Best regards… Jayne