The Elgin Historical Society

Exploration of the Great Lakes, 1669–1670. Translated and edited by James H. Coyne. Toronto: Ontario Historical Society, 1903
Exploration of the Great Lakes, 1669–1670. Translated and edited by James H. Coyne. Toronto: Ontario Historical Society, 1903

The Elgin Historical Society can trace its roots to the Elgin Historical & Scientific Institute, founded in 1891. Throughout the years the Society has sought to preserve and promote the history of Elgin County. We continue that tradition today.

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Talbot Toast

Thomas Talbot, Founder of the Talbot Settlement
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 7:00pm

The Society continues the traditional gathering at Col. Thomas Talbot's graveside to commemorate his arrival in this area May 21, 1803. This year the Toast will be given by Society Vice President Perry Clutterbuck.

St.Peters Cemetery Tyrconnell Lakeview Line Wallacetown