Central Manitoulin Historical Society

Site: Welcome Centre

Service: Historical Society

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Description & Services
Description (Agency) Functions as a volunteer group dedicated to the collection and preservation of area history, historic materials, pictures and artifacts for central Manitoulin
Agency Services
Description (Service) Functions as a volunteer group dedicated to the collection and preservation of area history, historic materials, pictures and artifacts for central Manitoulin 
  • Operates and houses collections at the Central Manitoulin Pioneer Museum 
  • Facilitates museum tours and operates a gift shop at the Welcome Centre 
  • Conducts group historical walking tours within the community 
  • Coordinates community events/activities such as music festivals, sports days and Heritage Days 
  • Collaborates with other groups to offer creative writing contests for area school children 
  • Displays and sells books, historical maps and other items at the summer market 
  • Holds various fundraising events such as quilt raffles and fall apple bake sales 
  • Publishes an annual newsletter
Hours Welcome Centre Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5:30 pm Jul-Aug 
Central Manitoulin Municipal Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
Call Municipal Office or Society Member for meeting times/dates
Areas Served Central Manitoulin
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Volunteers encouraged to join; call or pick up membership application at Welcome Centre
Languages English
Fees Membership - $10 annually
Contact Information
Office Phone Welcome Centre 705-377-4383 
Central Manitoulin Municipal Office 705-377-5726
Website www.manitoulin-island.com/museums/mindemoya-museum/index.html
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Kellie Hunter, Secretary; Phone: 705-377-5954; Email: khunter@amtelecom.net
Primary Executive Ted Taylor, President; Phone: 705-377-5649; Email: tedeve@amtelecom.net
Alternate Executive Linda Farquhar, Vice President; Phone: 705-377-6619; Email: biglakelin@amtelecom.net
Site Location Within the Municipal Welcome Centre
Located In Community Mindemoya
Address 2197 Hwy 551
Mindemoya, ON P0P 1S0
Intersection Hwy 551 and Hill Rd
Mailing Address PO Box 320 
Mindemoya, ON P0P 1S0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1973
Funding City / Town ; Fundraising ; Donations
Meetings Regular meetings are held during Jul-Aug at the Welcome Centre; off-season meetings held at the Central Manitoulin Municipal Office at 6020 Hwy 542