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The Millbrook and Cavan Historical Society is committed to preserving the stories and the artifacts, manuscripts and photographs that illustrate the history of Millbrook, Cavan and the surrounding area in south central Ontario (Canada) for present and future generations. It also seeks to inspire interest in the value of local history by keeping the stories alive.
The Historical Society brings community members and visitors together on a regular basis to broaden and deepen our knowledge and understanding of the history of this area and beyond. We bring a variety of speakers to our gatherings over the course of each yearInformation Events
By becoming a member, you attend all Historical Society events and gatherings at no charge, and support the efforts and initiatives of the Historical Society to preserve and promote the history of Cavan Monaghan Township. We value our members!Ways to support
The Historical Society maintains an archived collection of family histories and photographs. We also encourage genealogy research, beginning with a joint program of monthly workshops at the Millbrook Branch of our local libraryGenealogy
Membership Fees: $15 per year; $25 per family; $5 for students
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In collaboration with the Cavan Monaghan Library, monthly workshops to teach the basics of navigating the genealogy program Ancestry (Library Edition) will be offered every…1:00 pm
In collaboration with the Cavan Monaghan Library, monthly workshops to teach the basics of navigating the genealogy program Ancestry (Library Edition) will be offered every…2:00 pm
“Food, Glorious Food” – making it through the winter thanks to root cellars, preserving, pickling and the ice house, Thursday, January 24, 2-4pm. Join us…7:00 pm
“The times, they were a-changin’” – a local look back at the 1970s & ‘80s, Friday, February 22, 7-9pm, Legion Hall, 9 King St.E., Millbrook.…7:00 pm
“Benched!” – from beginnings to end, stories of the arena, Friday, March 22, 7-9pm, Legion Hall, 9 King St.E., Millbrook. As the Millbrook Arena (Cavan…7:00 pm
An Antiques Roadshow of our own – bring a treasure or two for show & tell, or to find out more about, Thursday, April 25,…