Welcome to the Stoney Creek Historical Society


SCHS Welcomes Hamilton East-Stoney Creek MP & Former Mayor Bob Bratina!


Current SCHS President Greg Armstrong, Past President Mary Lewis & Bob Bratina

Upcoming SCHS Speakers and Events include:

Wednesday November 1, 2017 at 7 pm

Speaker:  Dr. Tyrone Childs

Topic: A Passage to Freedom – Secrets of Underground Railroad History


PLEASE NOTE:  Copies of the recently completed book “Saltfleet High School 1927-2017 – Then and Now” will be available at the meeting at a cost of $20.


Recent SCHS Events include:

Saturday October 21st, 2017 at 10 am

Janes Walk – Olde Town Stoney Creek with the Historical Society President


Settled in the 1700s, Olde Town Stoney Creek has hundreds of years of secrets to tell. Stoney Creek Historical Society President Greg Armstrong, and his son, Urban Planner Matt Armstrong, tour the former village of Stoney Creek.

During the walk, we passed by historic homes, heritage sites, ghost bowling alleys and grocery stores, and learned a little more about early residents. Greg also pointed out some recently designated historic sites that are now protected for future generations.

More Info: Stoney Creek Janes Walk

Please visit our Speakers & Events page to see all upcoming SCHS Events.


A Message from our President

On behalf of the Stoney Creek Historical Society (SCHS), I welcome you to our web site.

We exist to capture and preserve the history of Stoney Creek for current and future generations.

I am very proud of what we have accomplished to date, but there is more to do.

Please have a good look at the various tabs that we have established. We welcome your thoughts and comments.

We have an exceptional Reference Library and Archive. Our volunteers have gathered a number of historic documents, records, and photos, and will assist you if you wish to make a donation. Our continuing appreciation to Councillor Maria Pearson who was instrumental in acquiring our current Reference Library and Archive location.

We have monthly meetings, each with a dynamic speaker and an engaging topic.

Admission $2.00 for non-members and refreshments follow.

My thanks to our members and corporate sponsors for their ongoing support.

Do join us. I know that you’ll be glad that you did.


Greg Armstrong





Meetings are held at 7:00 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month (September to May) in the former City of Stoney Creek Council Chambers, at 777 #8 Highway.






Our Library and Archives are located at 605 Highway #8 (between Fruitland Road and DeWitt Road) and is open Tuesday and Thursday afternoons from 1:00-4:00 p.m.

New Additional Hours: 1st Saturday of the month 9 am-12 noon


For those unable to come during our regular hours, it is possible to make arrangements to meet with us at a time that is mutually convenient.  Please contact our Archives at archives@stoneycreekhistorical.ca to make an appointment.



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