OHS Wins Lieutenant Governor’s Ontario Heritage Award for Excellence in Conservation
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OHS Wins Lieutenant Governor’s Ontario Heritage Award for Excellence in Conservation

Prestigious Provincial Heritage Award Presented to the OHS for “Digitization and Sharing of Ontario History Journal Archive” The Ontario Historical Society (OHS) is thrilled to announce that on Thursday, February 18, the OHS accepted the Lieutenant Governor’s Ontario Heritage Award for Excellence in Conservation for the “Digitization and Sharing of Ontario History Journal Archive”. Ontario...

February 19, 2021February 19, 2021by
OHS Launches Updated Ontario Heritage Directory & Map
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OHS Launches Updated Ontario Heritage Directory & Map

The OHS is proud to announce the launch of our updated Ontario Heritage Directory & Map. This 2020 digital initiative and service to our members follows up on our recent launches of the Ontario History journal online archive, the Elibrary, and the Ebook store. The Ontario Heritage Directory & Map shows a list of over...

December 22, 2020December 22, 2020by
2020 Honours & Awards Nominations Now Open!
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2020 Honours & Awards Nominations Now Open!

The OHS Honours & Awards Program is now accepting nominations for 2020. Follow the link below to the nominations page, where you’ll find information about all of our award categories and how to submit a nomination. Scroll all the way down to submit a nomination directly through our website, or to download the brochure. Due...

December 11, 2020December 11, 2020by
Congratulations, 2019 OHS Honours & Awards Winners!
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Congratulations, 2019 OHS Honours & Awards Winners!

2019 Honours & Awards Recipients   President’s Award: Friends of Grain Elevators Indigenous History Award: Lake of the Woods Museum and Partners’ Shiibaashka’Igan: Honouring the Sacred Jingle Dress Dorothy Duncan Public History Award: Champlain Society Podcast: “Witness to Yesterday/Témoin d’hier” Cemetery Preservation Award: Ed Janiszewski: Lakeshore Psychiatric Hospital Cemetery Cruikshank Medal: Thorold Tronrud Fred Landon Award:...

December 11, 2020December 11, 2020by
Barry Penhale’s Ontario: Guardians of Our Forest Heritage
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Barry Penhale’s Ontario: Guardians of Our Forest Heritage

Above Photo: This red oak in Toronto is over 250 years old and truly a sight to behold—a treasure of our natural heritage. (Photo- Edith George) From the OHS Bulletin: Barry Penhale, August 2020 It was during the 1960s when Professor Douglas Pimlott, a University of Toronto biologist, became my go-to person for expertise on...

September 2, 2020September 2, 2020by
OHS Affiliate Update: Glengarry Fencibles Trust
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OHS Affiliate Update: Glengarry Fencibles Trust

On July13, 2020, the board of Glengarry Fencibles Trust learned that masonry restoration plans for the Bishop’s House will benefit from a $98,572 Parks Canada cost-sharing grant. This1808 landmark in Glengarry County, within the National Historic Site of St. Raphael’s, was almost demolished in 2015, so news of the proposal’s success was especially encouraging. The...

August 18, 2020August 18, 2020by
OHS Launches Ontario History Journal Digital Archive
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OHS Launches Ontario History Journal Digital Archive

The Largest Single Collection of Stories About Ontario’s History Is Now Available Online The Ontario Historical Society (OHS) is excited to announce that, for the first time, the entire run of over 120 years of the Society’s Ontario History journal is now available online. The OHS has digitized the full text of over 2,000 articles...

April 9, 2020April 9, 2020by
Honours & Awards Nominations Now Open!
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Honours & Awards Nominations Now Open!

The OHS Honours & Awards Program is now accepting nominations for 2019. Follow the link below to the nominations page, where you’ll find information about all of our award categories and how to submit a nomination. Scroll all the way down to submit a nomination directly through our website, or to download the brochure. Honours...

October 3, 2019October 3, 2019by