OMAH Tribute to Ted Emond

Ted Emond: Thank You for Your Service to OMAH After several years of dedication to the City of Orillia as both Mayor and City Councillor, Ted Emond has decided to retire from politics to spend time with his wife and family. Ted has played a critical role at the...
OMAH WINTER GALA

OMAH WINTER GALA

OMAH WINTER GALA On January 21st, 2023, please join OMAH staff and board members as we celebrate Canada’s history.  Guests will enjoy guest speaker, Dr. Rita Shelton Deverell. About the speaker: An independent scholar, author, as well as a theatre and media...
VIEWS OF ORILLIA

VIEWS OF ORILLIA

October 22, 2022 – January 14, 2022 VIEWS OF ORILLIA Details October 22, 2022 – January 14, 2022 In this exhibition we examine the ways in which Orillia has changed throughout time, and how we can observe these changes through the visual depictions of our...
THE BLACK SWAMP GANG

THE BLACK SWAMP GANG

THE BLACK SWAMP GANG Around 1880 the whole of north Simcoe County was terrorized by the Black Swamp Gang who robbed farms and then intimidated the farmers into silence through barn-burnings and other threatened vandalism.  The gang had formed around Big Sandy...
FROM VIRGINIA TO CANADA

FROM VIRGINIA TO CANADA

From Virginia to Canada: The Journey of My Black Ancestors (A Black History Month Presentation)   More information on this speaker will be available shortly. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER THE LEGACY OF THE GROUP OF SEVEN2020/2021 History Speaker Series THE HISTORY OF THE...