Throughout St. Catharines and beyond, there are organizations and websites that have many helpful resources available for those who are interested in the history of this wonderful city.

Listed here are some that should be considered.


St. Catharines Public Library Special Collections
Mayholme Foundation (for genealogists)
St. Catharines Museum and Welland Canal Center
Niagara On The Lake Museum
Welland Museum
Brock University Archives & Special Collections
Brock University Maps, Data & GIS Library

History of the Royal Canadian Henley Regatta by Stan Lapinsky

Social Media / Facebook:

Vintage St Catharines
Vintage Port Dalhousie
Vintage Thorold
Classic Thorold
Niagara History & Trivia
Classic St. Catharines

Online Databases / Research Portals:

Our Ontario
Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Historic Images of St. Catharines & Niagara – St. Catharines Public Library
Digital Collections – Niagara Falls Public Library
Digital Repository – Brock University Archives & Special Collections
Historical Maps – Brock University Maps, Data & GIS Library
Archives of Ontario
Library and Archives Canada
Canadiana Online

Specific Sources:


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