- To encourage an interest in and knowledge of the history of the Town of Pelham, Niagara Region and our provincial and national historical heritage.
- To collect information and artifacts of the Town of Pelham and ensure their preservation.
- To encourage scholarly research into the history of the Town of Pelham.
- To disseminate material so collected by publishing, and displaying, by holding meetings for the presentation of papers and discussion, and by marking historical sites.
- To enable the citizens of Pelham to enjoy their historical heritage.
- To honour our required affiliation with the Ontario Historical Society.
We have been informed by Vitacollections, the organization which hosts the PHS Historical Calendars and PDHS Pynx articles, that its servers are offline due to a data security issue. We will inform everyone through this webpage when it is restored.
Next meeting is March 23. See the following link for a summary of February Activities
See new section containing images of historical plaques in Pelham – Plaques
Rosemary Chambers has assembled a display at the Maple Acre Library Branch on “The Village of Fenwick 1853–1953.” At the Fonthill Branch there is a PHS display on Pelham High School.
PHS Collections Coordinator Carolyn Botari created a display of old postcards at the library in Feb. 2023. PelhamToday featured a selection of them in their Nov. 8, 2023 Editor’s Corner feature (click to view)
PHS member Johanna Abrahamse attended the Local Author Showcase on November 4, 2023 at the Fonthill Library Branch with her book Dexter D’Everardo: A Chronology of His Life
The Land at the Crest of the Hill eBook is available for download on the website Shop for $20
Indexes for the 1977-2001 PHS Calendars are available for free download on this site