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of volunteers known as the “Friends of the Charlotte County Historical Society” was formed to preserve and organize historical documents relating to Charlotte County.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 Archives is a non-profit organization and donations help fund daily operations and special projects.


April - May 1:00 - 4:00 Tuesday - Friday

June - 10:00 - 4:30 Monday - Friday

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

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What's on the docket

  • As we move through our winter and into spring, be reminded that we are open by appointment. Behind the scenes we are busy with planning for our spring AGM, resumed Genealogical Classes, Canada Day and our summer programs which are highlighted by our Heritage Homes Tour.



Your Charlotte County Archives would like to tell you about our new strategy for keeping you informed!
Taproot is a series of emails highlighting the resources and services of the Archives. The emails will be extremely short, like the one below, but we hope you will follow the link to the full article on our web site to find out more about the topics which interest you. If you, or anyone you know, would be interested in receiving our Taproot emails, please use the "subscribe to Taproot" button below to start receiving your own emails.

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Halloween may be over, but it is still not too late to be” spirited” away or scared silly. Check out this link to find out what is lurking in the court house and the gaol and join Felicity on one of her Twelve Nights of Fright.

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It is Fall Appeal time again and we are asking for your support.  We are excited to be able to offer and grow programs, to tell the stories of our great history and to continue the important work of conserving and preserving Charlotte County’s rich heritage entrusted to our care. Follow this link to our webpage to get the information contained in our latest letter to our supporters.
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