Cumberland Township
Historical Society

Discovering, sharing and preserving
Cumberland Township history

Canton de Cumberland
société historique

Découvrir, partager et préserver l’histoire
du canton de Cumberland

Upcoming News/ Nouvelles à venir

WE ARE PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE that our AGM will be held on Tuesday, May 14th at 7 p.m. in the Church at the Cumberland Heritage Village Museum, 2940 Old Montréal Rd, Cumberland, ON K4C 1G3. The executive positions are still open and anyone interested in them is more that welcome to apply in advance or to be nominated at the meeting. Should a new executive not step up and if the desire of the meeting is for the Caretaker Committee to continue, volunteers are most welcome to join us. We will have an update from the Museum and the evening’s presentation will be on THE MILLARS, AN ORDINARY CUMBERLAND FAMILY. We hope that by the end of the presentation you will have an entirely new outlook on “ordinary” as well as on Canadian history.


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Our Society

The Cumberland Township Historical Society is a non-profit, volunteer and community-based organization whose goal is to preserve Cumberland Township history.

In 2022 Cumberland Ward was cut and redivided into; Osgoode Ward 20, south of Russell Rd., Orleans South Navan Ward 19 taking in the central part of the Township and Orleans East Cumberland Ward 1 which takes in the northern part of the Township.

To help keep our local history alive and of value to our members, the executive hosts meetings throughout the year where members and guest speakers engage in often lively discussion on a variety of topics of local historical significance. Since 1988 we’ve published the Society’s newsletter – The Caboose – now twice a year, copies of which, copies of which you can view from our web site. Our local history room (Cumberland branch, Ottawa Public Library) contains family and parish records, maps, periodicals and other historical documents.

Notre société

La Société historique du canton de Cumberland est une organisation bénévole et communautaire à but non lucratif dont le but est de préserver l'histoire du canton de Cumberland.

En 2022, le quartier Cumberland a été coupé et redivisé en ; Osgoode Ward 20, au sud du chemin Russell, Orleans South Navan Ward 19, qui englobe la partie centrale du canton, et Orleans East Cumberland Ward 1, qui englobe la partie nord du canton.

Pour aider à garder notre histoire locale vivante et précieuse pour nos membres, l'exécutif organise des réunions tout au long de l’année où les membres et les conférenciers invités s’engagent dans des discussions souvent animées sur une variété de sujets d’importance historique locale. Depuis 1988, nous publions le bulletin d’information de la Société – The Caboose – maintenant deux fois par an, dont vous pouvez consulter des exemplaires sur notre site Web. Notre salle d’histoire locale (succursale de Cumberland, Bibliothèque publique d’Ottawa) contient des archives familiales et paroissiales, des cartes, des périodiques et d’autres documents historiques.

Our Publications / Nos publications

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