The Charlotte County Archives, located in St. Andrews, New Brunswick, Canada began in 1975 when a group of volunteers known as the “Friends of the Charlotte County Historical Society” was formed to preserve and organize historical documents relating to Charlotte County. Since 1982 the permanent home of the Archives has been at 123 Frederick Street in the old Charlotte County Gaol, a Provincial Heritage Site, generously provided by the Province of New Brunswick. The Charlotte County Archives is a not-for-profit organization run by volunteers and supported by it's membership and by donations. 


    April - May 1:00 - 4:00 Tuesday - Saturday
         June - 10:00 - 4:00 Monday - Saturday
July - August 10:00 - 4:30 Monday - Saturday
September 10:00 - 4:30 Monday - Friday
      October  1:00 - 4:00 Tuesday - Friday
             November - March by appointment

Admission $2 per adult. Children free.
Tours available 
Donations are gratefully accepted.
eceipts for tax purposes can be issued.
Become a member of the Archives for only $25 per year or $35 for a family membership

What's on the docket

  • Saturday, July 21, 2018
    Charlotte County Archives
    Invites you to our Community OPEN HOUSE Saturday, July 21, 2018 10 am - 4 pm Charlotte County Court House A fun filled day of events and activities including: Live Music on the Court Veranda 10 am-2 pm Ruth Dunfield and other musicians thru the day 1 pm Mock Trial - and a chance to be part of the Action! Scheduled through the day: Historical Tours of the Old Gaol and Court House Historical Scavenger Hunt Historical Characters in Costume Genealogy Demonstrations Display of works by Charlotte County Authors Contests and Games Videos of the Past Strawberry Shortcake All Day Food and Crafts Vendors Join us at 123 Frederick Street, St. Andrews, NB
  • Saturday, August 18, 2018
Our fifth Annual House Tour on Saturday, August 18 from 1:00-4:00 p.m.

         ·      5 historic properties

·      $25 per person

·      Only 250 tickets


Plan now for an architectural bonanza. Tickets go on sale at Cockburn’s Drugstore and Westminster Books July 3rd
Book early to avoid disappointment.



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2018 - Spring Newsletter
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