Now accepting orders for Lanark County Legends

Lanark County Genealogical Society announces their new book “Lanark County Legends”.

This is the newest book undertaken by Lanark County Genealogical Society. It is a celebration of the lives of over 80 people from Lanark County who made a difference. They were ordinary people who achieved extraordinary accomplishments. Some of them were people whose foresight built their community here in the County. Others left as opportunities presented themselves and went out to make their mark upon the world. This book has involved many authors and thousands of hours of research with references being carefully noted.

Cost & orders

The book will cost $55 plus shipping.

Order your  copy by completing the form below, emailing lcgspresident@gmail.com or calling 343-262-2772.

Book cover for Lanark County LegendsIf the order needs to be shipped, please include your mailing address to receive shipping costs.

The work of the Society to create this publication was extensive. As noted above, this book has involved many authors and thousands of hours of research with references being carefully noted. Printing and binding costs have also increased significantly, resulting in a final price tag for the book that reflects all of these factors.

Locally copies will be available at:

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Lanark County Genealogical Society Celebrates it’s 35th year

35th Anniversary – Saturday, October 1, 2016

The 35th Anniversary Celebration included an exciting 200th Anniversary component, the donation of an early settler’s Family Heirloom to the Beckwith Heritage Committee for perpetual keeping.

The Kerfoot Family Bible

Time sure does fly when you are having fun! Waterfall BBQ catered lunch was enjoyed by all.  The many activities included historical and antique exhibits, family history research assistance, readings by local authors Arlene Stafford Wilson and Linda Secasspina, and the awards and recognition presentation ceremony for the Lanark County Pioneer Families Humanitarian Award, Long Standing Community Service Recognition, Dedicated Volunteer and the Honorary Life Memberships Awards.

This event took place at the Beckwith Township Municipal Office Complex, five minutes south of Carleton Place on Highway #15

The 35th anniversary celebration was organized and presented by the society’s Board of Directors and sponsored by the Beckwith Township Council.