Events Calendar

Upcoming Events Across Ontario

Hastings County Road Trips: In Search of Historic Plaques


The back roads of Hastings County are sprinkled with historic sites, if only you knew how to reach them. Fortunately, the Hastings County Historical Society has created an on-line guidance system to show you the way. Orland French, the Society's “historic sites man”, will present an illustrated on-line discussion on at 3 p.m., Tuesday June...

Hastings County Historical Society Presents, “Indigenous History: Reading Between and Beyond the Lines” with Bill Fox


Archaeologist Bill Fox presents a traditional chronological review of archaeological evidence for the millennia of Indigenous occupation across the landscape of what is now known as Hastings County. He follows this with a reconsideration of archaeological and historical documentation concerning Indigenous-European relations during the seventeenth century. With an M.A. in Archaeology from U of T,...

Hastings County Historical Society Presents “Rumrunners: The Story of Ben Kerr and Prohibition” with Dan Buchanan

Maranatha Church 100 College Street West, Belleville, Ontario

Hastings County Historical Society Invites you to a Public Presentation With Guest Speaker Dan Buchanan - The History Guy of Brighton Dan Buchanan combines in-depth research with engaging stories to entertain and educate. Dan will tell the amazing story of Ben Kerr, one of the most notorious rum runners on Lake Ontario during prohibition. Follow Ben...