Local History: Ontario History

Discover the library's rich resources about Ontario communities. In-depth collections and specialized staff at the North York Central Library and the Toronto Reference Library can help you with your research. View many historical pictures, books and maps online.

Digital Archive

Belleville: Hastings County Courthouse

Discover Ontario history with digitized images of pictures, maps, and other documents relating to places across the province.

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Image: A souvenir of Belleville ...

Ontario History Blog Posts

Aug 09 | Posted by John P.
The City of Toronto’s history of traffic management has had some interesting milestone...

Apr 18 | Posted by John P.
On April 18 and beyond, those interested in Toronto history are invited to take a mome...

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