Lanark County Genealogical Society Upcoming Events





Lanark County Genealogical Society is rolling out their NEW agenda—Here is the line-up– Mark Your Calendars– and see you there.

Lanark County Genealogical Society Website


August 20, 2016 – visit the Lanark County Genealogical Society booth at the SETTLERS HERITAGE DAY AND LANARK COUNTY PLOWING MATCH located at 2677 Scotch Line, Perth, ON


Sept 8, 2016 –  Stop by the Lanark County Genealogical Society booth at the 6th Annual NORTH LANARK SENIORS’ EXPO from noon to 6pm at the Almonte Community Centre, 182 Bridge Street Almonte, ON


Sept. 10, 2016 – MONTHLY GATHERING in the Foss Room, Carleton Place and Beckwith Heritage Museum, 267 Edmund St. Carleton Place ON @ 1:30pm – no guest speaker – Brief meeting with the opportunity to visit the museum after casting your ballot – ratification of Lanark Archives motions


Sept. 11, 2016 – Visit the Lanark County Genealogical Society booth at the LANARK COUNTY HARVEST FESTIVAL 11:00 am to 4:00 pm in beautiful Beckwith Park located at 1319 9th Line Beckwith (R.R.#2) Carleton Place, ON.  FREE ADMISSIONand join us at the Harvest Church Supper $12  from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm at the Recreation Complex on site

Tickets available online at or the township office 613-257-1539


Oct. 1, 2016  – Join us as we CELEBRATE OUR 35TH YEAR 12:30 pm to 4:00 pm. in the Beckwith Township Municipal Office Complex 1702 9th Line Beckwith, RR 2 Carleton Place ON K7C 3P2

BBQ family fun event featuring Lanark County local authors: Arlene Stafford-Wilson will speak on her new book “Lanark County Classics: A Treasury of Tales from Another Time”, and Linda Seccaspina will speak on “Lanark County Away Back When?”.

LCGS is donating a historical artifact to the Beckwith Heritage Committee.

Cost $8 per person, children aged 7 and under free. Tickets contact us by phone or on-line

Information on our website or


Nov. 5, 2016 – MONTHLY GATHERING in the Beckwith Township Municipal Office Complex 1702 9th Line Beckwith, RR 2 Carleton Place ON K7C 3P2 @ 1:30pm – Speaker: Blake Seward speaks on the research he has been doing with his pupils from Smiths Falls District Collegiate Institute on Canadian soldiers who died during WWI.


Dec. 3, 2016 – ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING, POTLUCK LUNCHEON 12:30 pm to 4:00 pm, St. James Anglican Church Centennial Hall 152 Church St – Franktown ON


Many thanks


About lindaseccaspina

Before she laid her fingers to a keyboard, Linda was a fashion designer, and then owned the eclectic store Flash Cadilac and Savannah Devilles in Ottawa on Rideau Street from 1976-1996. She also did clothing for various media and worked on “You Can’t do that on Television”. After writing for years about things that she cared about or pissed her off on American media she finally found her calling. She is a weekly columnist for the Sherbrooke Record and documents history every single day and has over 6500 blogs about Lanark County and Ottawa and an enormous weekly readership. Linda has published six books and is in her 4th year as a town councillor for Carleton Place. She believes in community and promoting business owners because she believes she can, so she does.

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