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Local History and Genealogy

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The Grand Valley Public Library has a collection of local history material available for public use in the Library.  Access our digital collection of local history.

Local History materials include:

  • Local newspaper, Star & Vidette (on microfilm and microfiche) 1902-1908, 1926-2002
  • Tweedsmuir History of Grand Valley (on microfilm and digitized)
  • Family histories
  • History of East Garafraxa Township
  • 100 Years along the Upper Grand (history of East Luther Township - digitized)
  • The way we were - Arthur and area
  • Into the High County (History of Dufferin County)
  • Looking back stories and anecdotes - Arthur and area
  • History of Shelburne
  • Gravestone Inscriptions
  • Subscription database Ancestry Library Edition
  • East Luther Grand Valley settlement period
  • Second World War in Dufferin County
  • The Keldon Folk
  • Dufferin County River Basin's and Early Pioneers
  • Fifty years of rural life in Dufferin County / John E. Marshall

Helpful Websites for Local History and Genealogy Research

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