Assiginack Historical Society

Site: Assiginack Museum

Service: Historical Society

Description & Services
Description (Agency) Functions as a volunteer group dedicated to the collection and preservation of area history, historic materials, pictures and artifacts for northeastern 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 northeastern Manitoulin 
  • Operates and houses collections at the Assiginack Museum and Heritage Complex 
  • Facilitates museum tours 
  • Secured the establishment of the SS Norisle for the port of Manitowaning as a tourist attraction 
  • Ensured the purchase of the Burns Wharf and Roller Mills by the municipality and has been instrumental in the renovation of the Burns Wharf Theatre and activities at Norisle Park 
  • Coordinates community events/activities such as music festivals and Heritage Days 
  • Displays and sells books, historical maps and other items 
  • Compiled and published "A Time to Remember: A History of the Municipality of Assiginack" in 1996 
  • Holds various fundraising events
Hours Hours not specified
Areas Served Manitoulin Island
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Volunteers encouraged to join; call or pick up membership application
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-377-4045
Toll Free Phone Township of Assiginack Office 1-800-540-0179
Fax Township of Assiginack Office 705-859-3010
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Jeanette Allan, Society Secretary; Email: jallan@amtelecom.net
Site Location Located on Arthur St in the centre of Manitowaning
Located In Community Manitowaning
Address 125 Arthur St
Manitowaning, ON P0P 1N0
 
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Intersection Arthur St and Nelson St
Mailing Address PO Box 147 
Manitowaning, ON P0P 1N0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding City / Town ; Fundraising ; Donations