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Remembering Brian Baker group of people at the volunteer awards

Long time Innisfil resident, and past president of the Innisfil, Simcoe County and Essa Historical Societies passed away on April 21, 2016. Brian’s contribution to local history research in our community was invaluable

What Have You Watched Lately? Image of Geoff Dawney during interview

While you may already be a fan of our enormous collection of photos and documents from Innisfil’s history, you may not be aware that we also regularly conduct interviews with long-time residents and talk about their memories of Innisfil. This is a wonderful way to get a personal touch that we

Barn Dances, Square Dances, and Dance Halls black and white photo of couples dancing
It wasn't too long ago that prime entertainment on a Saturday evening was taking a twirl around the dance floor. Stories of square dances, dance halls and the antics that followed are always popular. Do these stories bring out some memories for you?   My mother (former Innisfil girl Gladys Spring
Heritage Week: Experience Historic Destinations black and white school house
Not only is February 15 Family Day here in Ontario, it is also Heritage Day, this year the National Trust for Canada is encouraging everyone to celebrate Distinctive Destinations: Experience Historic Places. What does that mean for us here in Innisfil? Well you can learn about more about the
Family Day Fun Two girls playing chess
No iPads. No tablets. No worries! Spend this Family Day unplugged and offline at Innisfil Historical Society's 9th Annual Games Day.    Challenge your family to a day of games for all ages! Who thinks they are most adept at crokinoleWho can defeat the reigning ring toss champ? This Family Day the

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