History Book

On May 31st 1920, The Township of Gillies became an incorporated municipality in the District of Thunder Bay.

May 31st 2020 will mark the 100th anniversary of the Township. The Township is marking this occasion with the publication  of a history book. We are seeking stories from families with origins in The Township of Gillies.

See the family tip sheet on how to submit a story.
(PDF)

Community wide launch of history book

May 2017

Collection of family history stories

Present to April 2019

Cut off date for submission of family histories

April 2019

Editing of manuscript

Ongoing to 2019

Manuscript goes to print

July 2019

Book available for purchase

Sept. 2019

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GilliesHistoryBook/

For more information and to submit stories:  gillieshistory@hotmail.com

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