Celebrating Innisfil's Bicentennial! Image of a utility box featuring the Celebrate Innisfil 200 logo and an image of the Alcona Garage

By now you've heard that 2020 marks two hundred years since the Town of Innisfil was first surveyed. Unfortunately, the arrival of the Covid-19 Pandemic has changed some plans for how we all would have liked to celebrate this occasion, but it also has pushed us to find new and unexpected ways to

2020 Historical Review - Now Available for Purchase! Aerial view of Innisfil on Lake Simcoe

The story of Innisfil began in 1820 with the official survey that laid out the boundaries and concessions. Since then many things have happened. The first historical review was published to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the municipality in 1951, with supplements being published in 1967

Sharing Our Stories: Covid-19 James and Helen Blain reading newspapers in 1919

As we here in Innisfil and across the world are now well aware, we are facing a global pandemic in the form of Covid-19, a novel coronavirus. While the virus itself is not without some precedent, these are certainly unprecedented times and as a result we can be certain that the next steps we

Cancelled: March 21 Meeting of the IHS Pigeon in flight

Please be advised that the upcoming meeting of the Innisfil Historical Society scheduled for Saturday March 21, 2020 has been cancelled due to the current outbreak of Covid-19. We hope to have speaker Mario Rae, President of the Borden Pigeon Racing Club of Innisfil, return at a later time to

Family Day @ Knock School - February 17

Innisfil is turning 200 this year, and what better way to bring the family together an unplug from the present than to learn a lost skill!

Sew a button, polish a shoe, perfect your calligraphy - the Innisfil Historical Society will help you kick off Ontario Heritage Week by reconnecting