Puslinch Historical Society

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.

  • April 16, 2019 The PHS Annual General Meeting will be in the Puslinch Library at 7 p.m. with a presentation on Victoria Street in Morriston. Memberships are due that night. All are welcome.
  • May 5, 2019 (Rain Date: Saturday, May 11) The Puslinch Historical Society invites the public to their first Jane's Walk at 2 p.m. in Crieff. Please gather in the parking lot opposite Crieff Church.
    *"Jane's Walks" are being held elsewhere in Canada this weekend, in honour of urban planner/professor Jane Jacobs and her Toronto neighbourhood walks.
  • 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 voluteers, 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
R.R. #3, 29 Brock Road South
Guelph (Aberfoyle), Ontario N1H 6H9

Click here for full contact information including email addresses and telephone numbers.

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