February 3, 2018 

Barrie Crampton spoke on the excellent research tool, The Lanark County Historical Mapping Project that tells the story of the settling of the Perth Military Settlement consisting of the original townships of Bathurst, Drummond, Beckwith and the Town of Perth.  Through the use of  digital mapping technology and resurrecting original maps of the original survey of 1815, the project shows the settlement of the soldiers and settlers by individual lot, concession, names of the original and subsequent families and land owners, and telling their stories for a lasting on-line legacy on the history of the current municipalities.

December 9, 2017 

Randy Boswell  spoke on his historical finds in the old newspaper.  Randy has a wide-ranging career with the Ottawa Citizen and Postmedia News, where he covered city hall, had a business column, wrote a variety of feature stories, served as city editor and developed a national history beat, he became a full-time professor at Carleton University in 2012.

November 4, 2017

Irene Robillard spoke on the wealth of genealogical and historical information contained in the “Tweedmuirs of the Women’s Institute in Ontario”, her presentation also explained how to find and access these collections, both in paper and in digitized format

October 14, 2017 

Master Builders of Family History – LCGS Annual Show and Tell

 May 3rd, 2017

Randy Boswell, professor of journalism Carleton University – News, History and Memory: Rediscovering the Past in a Digital Age

April 1st, 2017

Brenda Krauter, presented her research on “The Appleby Murder”

March 4th, 2017

David Taylor presented to us his research on the subject of “ The Mills of the Tay Watershed.