News and Views

News and Views is the SCHA’s newsletter that is mailed to members four times a year. Newsletters are posted on this site a year after publication. This newsletter shares stories of interest, current events, and news from our local museums and historical societies. Thanks to all those who contributed articles and for the updates on the activities of our your organizations for the current events page. Your content is always welcome! 

~News and Views Submissions ~

You are invited to submit photos and articles regarding your historical happenings in Simcoe County. Photos will be returned.

Mail to: SCHA, Box 144,
Barrie, ON L4M 4S9
or send digital pictures/documents to


Archived Newsletters


SCHA Mailing Address

Send items to:
The Correspondence Secretary
Simcoe County Historical Association
P.O. Box 144
Barrie, ON L4M 4S9

Simcoe County Genealogy Help

Simcoe County Archives
1149 Highway 26
R.R. #2
Minesing, ON L0L 1Y2
Phone: (705) 726-9331
Toll Free: 1-866-893-9300
Fax: (705) 725-5341
Open Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 4:00pm

Simcoe County Branch – Ontario Genealogical Society

Association Member Meetings

Monthly meetings are scheduled on the 3rd Tuesday in:
May - AGM

Membership Information

Annual Membership fee:
- Single or Institutional: $15.00
- Couple or Family: $20.00
- Membership Form can be found by clicking on the Membership tab in the top menu bar

Please join the S.C.H.A. by
contacting Deb Exel, Membership Chair by e- e-mail: