Puslinch Historical Society


Due to the Covid-19 outbreak, all PHS spring events are postponed until further notice.

Our Mandate

Township of Puslinch Crest

The Puslinch Historical Society was formed in 1984 to bring together those people interested in the heritage of Puslinch Township. We aim to promote interest in and the study of the heritage of Puslinch Township. To this end, the Society gathers and publishes historical information and undertakes a variety of publicity and public education programs. The Society also encourages the preservation of the historical, archaeological and architectural heritage of Puslinch Township.

About the Society

Township of Puslinch Crest

The Society is non-profit and operated by volunteers. If you would like to get involved, please Contact Us. The Society regularly meets several times each year, with speakers addressing the membership on topics of local historical interest on occasion. Guests are always welcome at our events.

  • *CANCELLED* Tuesday, April 7th at 7 p.m Annual Meeting. Brad Whitcombe Room, Puslinch Library Guided tour of archives to follow business meeting.
  • *CANCELLED* Sunday, May 3rd at 2 p.m. Jane's Walk. Arkell, with raindate Saturday, May 9th at 2 p.m. P lease meet in front of the former Arkell schoolhouse.
  • *CANCELLED* Tuesday, November 17 at 7 p.m. Remembrance Meeting. Brad Whitcombe Room, Puslinch Library
    Speaker: Robert McFarlane
    Topic: World War II Letters to Puslinch written by Robert's uncle Lindsay McFarlane.
  • P.H.S. is pleased to announce the link to the diaries of Puslinch pioneer Duncan MacFarlane, 1818-1892, in the Rural Diaries Project of the University of Guelph. Click here to visit.

Click here for a full list of past and upcoming events on our Meetings & Events page.



Membership in the society is open to anyone interested in the history of Puslinch Township giving you access to the archives, assistance with your research from committed volunteers, a newsletter and occasional events of historic interest.

Click here for full membership information or to help by donating or volunteering.

Contact Us


29 Brock Road South
Aberfoyle, Ontario


Puslinch Historical Society
c/o Puslinch Library
29 Brock Road South
Puslinch, Ontario N0B 2J0

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