“There is something about the situation of Marmora that leads one to seriously reflect that the Creator would be somewhat disappointed if man had not built it here.”
- Editor Marmora Herald, 1924
For over thirty years, the Marmora Historical Foundation has been a part of our community. We thank our curator, Cathie Jones, and as well, all of those kind contributors who know that our past is too precious to be allowed to just slip away.
This website shows some of the donations in our collection. Keep them coming. It's only a matter of time until it's history!
A final thank you to the Toronto Dominion Bank, and its many managers who have kindly provided the space for our collection and our home in town
Who Are The Miners In Our Logo?
They are taken from a sketch by Susanna Moodie called "The First Mine in Ontario at Marmora"
Meet Your Host
This is Archives the cat. She is the Marmora Historical Foundation's tour guide. Please enjoy her company along your journey through our site, and feel free to stop by and see her when you are in town.
Tour the schools of Marmora & Deloro. Read original documents, peruse the class photos. Help us fill in the missing names!
BE A CONTRIBUTOR
Keep in mind! If you are a regular contributor of photos to this site, (more than three photos), you can now have your own gallery. Have a look! Click here or if you have stories with your pictures, you'll find them posted in "Your stories" Click here
Note to all
Check out the Marmora & Lake Library website http://www.marmoralibrary.ca. Click on the Langley Archives..a number of old newspapers- 1906-current. Click on the magnifying glass and type in your family name...or any other....you will see all the newspaper articles that include that name! Have fun researching your family.. spread the news - great fun!
OUR SECOND SUNDAY DRIVE IS READY!
CORDOVA & VANSICKLE
DO YOU KNOW SOMEONE WHO WORKED IN DELORO?
DON'T MISS THIS
An Old Film by Mr. Franklin
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MARMORA FEATURED IN TVO FILM
Don't miss this excerpt from a great movie featuring Historian Andre Philpot
We're starting to get lots of mail, so we thought we'd add a new title
IN THE MAILBOX THIS WEEK:
Kimberly Gray writes: Wonderful website! Marmora is where I grew up!
Mike Gaffney writes:
Really enjoyed skimming through the pictures as well as the rest of this site. I am not from Marmora, although i have been many times. I live in Belleville, originally from Bancroft. It seems as though i have relatives here. My grandfather was Thomas Gaffney, Brother of Bart Gaffney, who married Elizabeth Shields. I hope to visit Marmora again soon, i mean it is so far away ha ha. If there are any of Bart and Elizabeth's relatives who would care to contact me in the mean time, i can be reached at,,
From Jim Dalton in Montreal: