Emancipation Day Plaque Unveiled Saturday, August 26, 2023
To view a video of the event by Keith Bell - "Wellesley Township's Black History - Unveiling the Past"
please click here.
For more information about this and our other plaques, click here.
History of Fire Protection in Wellesley
From the earliest days to today, clicker here to view the history of fire protection in Wellesley.
Sketches of Heidelberg
Heidelberg wagonmaker, Harry Koehler (1893-1983) was also a prolific sketch artist. He created many sketches of the village which were donated to our collection by St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Heidelberg. Click here to view our virtual exhibit of his drawings.
Citizen of the Year 1974-2011
In 1974 the Wellesley Board of Trade began to recognize people who had made a significant contribution to his or her community.
Recipients from 1974 - 2011 have been listed here. We have found photos of some of the recipients in the Board of Trade newspaper published from 1992 to 1999 and would appreciate receiving any information you may have on the others. Please let us know! firstname.lastname@example.org
Historic Dewar Bridge
WTHHS Historical Room
Our Historical Room is open on the last Saturday of every month except for December,
from 10am - 2pm **new hours**
PLEASE JOIN US!
WTHHS Meetings and Minutes
Our Meetings in 2024 will be held by Zoom at 10am on the following days:
Please join us! Our membership form is here.
View Our Virtual Exhibits
Can't get to our Historical Room when it's open? View our virtual exhibits here.
Search our Digital Collection
We have completed the scanning of original documents relating to the Township of Wellesley. We now have about 12,000 pages of new material organized and available on our site. They include minutes of various groups from 1866 to 1965, plus Tax Assessment Rolls from 1854 to 1889.
Check it out here!
Read what our researchers say!
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