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Craigleith Shale Oil Industry - Coming Soon
Library History of the Blue Mountains - visit online - NEW!
- 19th century - visit online.
- First World War - visit online.
- Second World War - visit online.
- Peacekeeping - visit online.
- Military Heritage Resources - visit online.
Samuel de Champlain - visit online
View previous videos on Facebook or BMPL's YouTube channel: Museum Mondays, April Aloud, Our Military Heritage, Museum Show & Tell, Talk n' Sketch, Building History, Bon Appetite Sundays, Museum Memes.
#MuseumFromHome Mondays. 12:30 p.m. Location: Craigleith Heritage Depot Facebook & Twitter pages @CraigleithDepot Start your week with highlights and the history of objects in the Craigleith Heritage Depot’s collection with #MuseumFromHome!
Cluesday Tuesday. Tuesdays at 12 noon on the Craigleith Heritage Depot Facebook & Twitter pages @CraigleithDepot. Solve some mysteries or test your knowledge with photos from the Craigleith Heritage Depot archives collection to decipher, discover and delight on Cluesday Tuesday!
Favourite Fossils. Fridays at 5 p.m. on the Craigleith Heritage Depot Facebook & Twitter pages @CraigleithDepot. Explore the ancient past through photos of our staff’s favourite fossils in the museum collection. Share your own photos of your favourite fossils with us!
Watch REEL History films on YouTube: Apple Industry, Ski Industry, Indigenous History, Pathway, The Mary Ward, Fossils, and the Niagara Escarpment.
Watch Winter Solstice Event & 7 Days of Connection with Heather McIntyre, Indigenous Life and Wellness Coach.
Visit our Virtual Library Branch for a full listing of research links, including Genealogy and Local History. The following are commonly used links for local history research projects.
- Ancestry Library Edition - accessed on the public access computer at Craigleith Heritage Depot. No remote access exists at this time
- Clarksburg Sesquicentennial Collection: from the Virtual Museum of Canada
- Facebook page: Craigleith Heritage Depot
- How to Research your Home (PDF)
- Journey of Knowledge - exhibit guide for Indigenous History and Culture online exhibit
- L.E. Shore Memorial Library Historical Photos Database
- Local newspapers on microfiche
- Ontario Land Registry Access Portal (OnLand / Teranet)
- REEL History films on YouTube: Apple Industry, Ski Industry, Indigenous History, Pathway, The Mary Ward
- Then and Now: Community History - The Blue Mountains History project (submissions of local content)
- Twitter: Craigleith Heritage Depot
- Yesterday's News Facebook group - local news from 25, 50, 100 years ago
- History Pin: Craigleith Heritage Depot