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Sample of Bay of Quinte tartan

From Treason to Tartan

Posted on Monday, January 04, 2021 02:32 PM

The Hastings County Historical Society collected archival materials for more than 50 years, amassing thousands of files and photographs. The core of the Society’s collection is...

Man and child walking away from ice-fishing huts on frozen Bay of Quinte.

Ice in the Bay

Posted on Tuesday, December 01, 2020 09:00 AM

A recent transfer of records from the Gerry O’Connor Water Treatment Plant of the City of Belleville’s Environmental Services Department turned up a book which was maintained by...

Front page of The Expositor newspaper of 11 December 1857.

Read All About It!

Posted on Monday, November 02, 2020 08:38 AM

One of the major Community Archives projects of 2020 has been the digitization of some of the newspapers in the collection. These range from titles where only a single issue survives,...

Steamer Brockville at Massassauga Point.

The steamer Brockville

Posted on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 12:24 PM

100 years ago, the steamship Brockville would have been a regular sight on the waters of the Bay of Quinte. The Brockville was built in Toronto in 1898 by Melancthon...

Black and white photographs of six people.

What are the chances?

Posted on Wednesday, August 19, 2020 10:31 AM

Survival of archival materials is a hit-and-miss affair. Many are destroyed by people who don’t see them as important, or who are not aware that there might be somewhere to send...