¡Hola! Lambton

When you think of Lambton County’s nineteenth century oil boom, do you think of exotic beaches, palm trees and sunshine? Probably not!

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The Imperial City

Sarnia is celebrating its 100th year of incorporation as a city in 2014. There are numerous events, tributes, and celebrations occurring all year long and the Sarnia Centennial Celebration Committee is promoting many on their website.

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film poster for Misunderstood: The Cookie Gilchrist Story

Archives Awareness Week 2014

Many of our researchers at the Lambton County Archives are finding their genealogical roots. There are so many rich resources in our collection that can be used for a multitude of projects and during Archives Awareness Week (April 7-12, 2014) we are celebrating the variety of creative works that our researchers have produced.

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History Club: An Archival Program for Students

History Club was started by a group of teachers at LCCVI high school in Petrolia. Participating students were given the opportunity to research a local fallen soldier from the First World War and write an essay on their findings for submission to Library and Archives Canada’s Lest We Forget Project.

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ST ViewScan

Future of Microfilm Machines

We have recently acquired a new microfilm machine at the Archives called the ST ViewScan. This post will highlight some of the most interesting features of this new technology.

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Genetic Genealogy

The Lambton County Archives recently held a presentation on genetic genealogy where presenter Carolyn Abraham explained the science behind using DNA testing to reveal secrets in your family ancestry.

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