Local History

Heritage Renfrew is the local custodian of a wealth of local historic documents, photographs, newspapers, maps and microfilm.

Local Historical Information

You can visit Heritage Renfrew:
Monday or Wednesday between 1:00 – 3:00pm

Heritage Renfrew is located at 770 Gibbons Road, Renfrew, Ontario K7V 4H4.

You can also be in touch by email: info@heritagerenfrew.ca

You can visit also check out the Arnprior & McNab/Braeside Archives website, or contact them at 613-623-0001 to find out more information.

Renfrew’s Historical Plaques

To learn more about Renfrew’s Historical Plaques follow this link: https://ontarioplaques.com/

Library’s Local History Collection

The library has a small collection of books and materials about Renfrew’s history. Check the CATALOGUE or come in and browse.

Family History

Are you interested in researching your family’s history and links in the local area?

Try Ancestry, available to use on-site at RPL.

An historical shot of a bridge in Renfrew
Renfrew’s historic swinging bridge.