For Immediate Release | September 6, 2011 | Willowdale,
The Ontario Historical Society (OHS) is excited to announce
a new online service: The
Ontario Heritage Directory Online
a free database resource that will
connect Ontario’s heritage community, tourists and researchers at www.ontariohistoricalsociety.ca
Ontario Heritage Directory Online features a database of over 1,600 heritage
organizations, heritage sites, museums, archives,
First Nations Councils and
Municipal Heritage Committees in Ontario. The Society encourages you to explore
your local heritage sites to learn more!
In preparation for the
bicentennial of the War of 1812-14, any organizations, historic sites and
celebrating bicentennial-related events, exhibits or publications
will be highlighted with a War of 1812 icon.
The online Ontario Heritage
Directory features an updating tool that allows organizations to keep their
contact information current.
Users of the directory can select the “Keep this
record up to date” feature and submit any change of address, email address,
The Society would like to acknowledge the support and contribution
of The Ontario Heritage Connection Society (OHC)
and its Board of Directors.
The OHC was established in 2002 with a mandate to serve as a network for the
exchange of information about Ontario’s culture, history,
archaeology and natural environment. It launched its website, featuring a
Heritage Connections database soon after. The OHC excelled in fulfilling
mandate and in March 2011, signed a mutual agreement transferring the
assets of the OHC to The Ontario Historical Society.
Historical Society would also like to acknowledge the support of the Ministry of
Tourism and Culture through the Museum and Technology
The Ontario Historical
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