It is the mandate of The Burlington Historical Society Archives to collect and preserve paper records and photographs related to the people and places of Burlington, from about 1780 to the present time, and to make them available to the public at large.

The services of the Archives, whether in person or by email, are available to everyone: genealogists, teachers, students of all levels, authors and the general public. Visitors are encouraged to drop by whenever a volunteer is present for a general overview of the collection, to donate materials or for answers to brief questions. The door is kept locked to protect our irreplaceable collection, but just knock and we will let you in.

If detailed information is required an appointment can be made by emailing the This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Please include your topic in the subject line as this will also allow us to have relevant materials ready for you if you decide to visit.

While students accompanied by an adult are welcome, we ask that only one at a time attend. Parent or teacher should prepare the student for the topic to be researched and the questions they will want answered in order to get the maximum benefit from their visit.

Please examine ourGuide for Researchers before your visit.

Buying our books online? Save postage by arranging to pick them up from the Archives!