What the Museum Offers The Family History Researcher Lanark County is a unique portal of migration to the rest of North America. There are hundreds or even thousands of people living throughout Canada who are direct descendants of families who came to Lanark County. There are thousands or even tens of thousands of people living in the USA who are direct descendants of families who came to Lanark County.
Family History Research uniquely available to researchers includes:
Access to Lanark Families on Ancestry (35,000+ names).
Copies of 10,000+ pictures and documents related to local inhabitants.
Tax information dating from 1863 for residents of Lanark & Darling Townships.
Birth, Marriage & Death records for the community
Assistance with your research by trained museum volunteers familiar with the museum's collections.
Please contact the museum to set up an appointment prior to your visit. Note that once we have an estimate of the time it will take to assist you, a moderate fee may be discussed. Most inquiries are however straightforward resulting in no fee.