The Newmarket Historical Society Archives are housed in the Elman Campbell Museum. The Archives contain thousands of records, including:

  • Over 2,500 images of Newmarket ranging from tintype photographs, original photographs, postcards, drawings, and posters
  • Five official documents of the town from 1805 pertaining to land grants and indentures
  • One of the most intact collections of a local newspaper, The Era, in the province of Ontario
  • Early maps, books, family records and histories, business histories, and town memorabilia.

The Newmarket Historical Society Archives are currently undergoing an exciting Restoration Project, to rebuild the Archives into a fully serviceable and easy to navigate collection. The Archives will be closed for regular access until the restoration is complete, however special requests for research will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Click here to download the Archives Access Form and email to for consideration. Our volunteers will respond to your request within 7 business days.

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