Our History

The Trinity Historical Society Archives collects and preserves records and manuscripts of enduring value, relating to the history of the town and citizens of Trinity and of the Trinity area.

The Trinity Historical Society was organized in 1966. Originally the Trinity Historic Sites Committee, it was formed on February 7, 1964 to gather information on the history of Trinity and to preserve it for future generations.

In 1971 it was incorporated under the laws of Newfoundland. It is registered with Revenue Canada as a Charitable Organization, any donation of twenty dollars or more will receive a receipt which is tax deductible.

To learn more about our history please view historical timeline or other sites around the town.

About Us

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The Trinity Historical Society Archives collects and preserves records and manuscripts of enduring value, relating to the history of the town and citizens of Trinity and of the Trinity area.

The Trinity Historical Society

The Trinity Historical Society preserves and promotes the history of Trinity, through the acquisition and preservation of artifacts and archives, and through the promotion and acquisition of historic properties. Material for the archives was collected by founding members of the community. As the collection grew, the Historical Society recognized that the archives required dedicated housing, separate from the museum, and that the material should be catalogued, preserved and accessible to the public. In 1997 the archives moved to the Court House and with the assistance of the Canadian Council of Archives and the Association of Newfoundland and Labrador Archives, we began the process of organizing the collections. In 2001 it was decided to move the archives to the Lester-Garland House as it has a better controlled environment for the preservation of the archival material.

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