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Local History and Genealogy

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The Grand Valley Public Library has a collection of local history in print material available for public use within the library.  The  links below are for access to our digitized 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 and in print)
  • 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 (available in the library only)
  • 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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