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AGM 2020

The MHS Annu­al AGM will be held on the date as per our Cal­en­dar, Novem­ber 22, 2020, at 2pm.  This will be a vir­tu­al meet­ing.  The Covid-19 Response and Reforms Act 2020 amend­ed the Cor­po­ra­tions Act to allow vir­tu­al AGMs. Those who wish to join the online meet­ing can do so by email­ing maryhillroots@gmail.com before Novem­ber 13, 2020.  You will receive an invite and instruc­tions to join the meet­ing.  This will be a basic agen­da busi­ness meet­ing with  the usu­al pass­ing of min­utes of pre­vi­ous AGM, Trea­sur­er’s Report, elec­tion of Board of Direc­tors and Amend­ments to the Con­sti­tu­tion to bring it up to date as per the Cor­po­ra­tions Act.  If you wish to receive a copy of the pro­posed Con­sti­tu­tion & Bylaws, please email maryhillroots@gmail.com  All pro­pos­als meet the require­ments of the Ontario Cor­po­ra­tions Act.

Maryhill Historical Society Heritage Day, September 2020

Here is a video of  The Way­side Shrine Tour 2020.

Many thanks to Tim Vegh, Recorder; Frances Vegh, back­ground nar­ra­tor; Tom Schell, nar­ra­tor; Father Grayson Hope, St. Boni­face Priest.  

Click on Mary­hill Pho­to Gallery to view the video.

Mary­hill Pho­to Gallery


way­side shrines 2020 observ­er

Old Walled Cemetery

Take a look at our Old Walled Ceme­tery page for a link to Ron Schmuck­’s web­site.   He has been doing restora­tions to many of the cross­es. Ron has some won­der­ful pic­tures and infor­ma­tion regard­ing St.  Boni­face Old Walled Ceme­tery.




Open House at The Edward Halter Home

All Open Hous­es will be can­celled for July, August and Sep­tem­ber due to the Coro­n­avirus.


Maryhill Historical Society welcomes new members. 

If you would like to become a mem­ber click for a mem­ber­ship form

or come to an Open House.

MHS Mem­ber­ship Form 2020  

  Archives & Genealogy Information


We now have infor­ma­tion avail­able about Souf­flen­heim from which many of the fam­i­lies in our area hail, with thanks from Robert Wideen who has so kind­ly shared this with us.  This web­site has a wealth of infor­ma­tion and exquis­ite graph­ics.   click any of the fol­low­ing links:


or at:  https://www.soufflenheimgenealogy.com/


Souf­flen­heim Civ­il Birth Index: 1792–1862
» Souf­flen­heim Geneal­o­gy Research and His­to­ry


or at:  www.smithancestry.com/alsace/souff­birth




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