Museum of Lennox and Addington celebrates Archives Awareness month this April

The archive room at L&A County Museum and Archives.

The Museum of Lennox and Addington, home to the Archives of Lennox and Addington, is set to celebrate Archives Awareness Month this April with a lineup of archives-inspired events.

Enjoy free admission the Archives’ Reading Room from Monday, April 2 to Friday, April 5. Visitors can gain insight into the lives of Lennox and Addington County residents through the Archives’ collection of photographs, letters, diaries, maps, newspapers, land records, government records and genealogical sources. Together these records tell the story of Lennox and Addington County’s people, businesses and government. Whether you’re looking to fill in your family tree or detail the history of your property, this collection from the late 18th century to the present can help.

Special Archives Awareness Month events at the Museum include:

–  April 16th, 7PM | Tuesday Night @ the Museum, Shades of Allegiance: Hidden Loyalties of the Giraud/Gerow Family in the American Revolution, presentation by Author Jane Simpson about her latest book. $3/person, best for ages 13+. Details here:

– April 20th, 1:30-4:30PM | Property Workshop with Heritage Specialist Megan Hobson, Unlocking the Past: Keys to your Home’s Story. $25/person, best for adults and homeowners. Pre-registration is required and closes on April 18 at 11:59PM or when full. Details and registration here:

– April 23rd, 7PM | Special Tuesday Night @ the Museum, Film Screening: They’re Putting Us Off the Map (1968). FREE, everyone welcome. Details here:

The Museum of Lennox and Addington is located at 97 Thomas Street East, Napanee. The Archives’ Reading Room is open Monday to Friday, 10AM-12PM and 1-4PM.

Be sure to check out the Archives’ online resources at Or coming up with a blank? Call (613-354-3027) or email ( to learn more about records available on-site. It is strongly encouraged to book an appointment with the Archivist, Heather Wilson, in advance of your visit. This will allow the Archivist to pull relevant materials from the vault that will be ready for you.

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