The Largest Single Collection of Stories About Ontario’s History Is Now Available Online The Ontario Historical Society (OHS) is excited...
What We Do
Preserving, promoting, and protecting
Founded in 1888, The Ontario Historical Society is a non-profit corporation and registered charity; a non-government group bringing together people of all ages, all walks of life and all cultural backgrounds interested in preserving some aspect of Ontario’s history.
The OHS has a provincial mandate, but its headquarters is located at the historic John McKenzie House (built 1913) in Willowdale, Ontario. John McKenzie House, and its adjacent stables and milk-house are all designated under the Ontario Heritage Act.
The OHS is governed by an all-volunteer board of directors, and is supported by and supports its vast network of member individuals, organizations and institutions, including the OHS’s 350+ affiliated societies.
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The OHS Honours & Awards Program is now accepting nominations for 2019. Follow the link below to the nominations page,...
The OHS is deeply saddened by the passing of Dr. Bette Stephenson last Monday, August 19, 2019. Our history records...