A window on Sutton’s past

Héritage Sutton retraces, preserves, interprets and shares information that paints a vivid picture of Sutton and its inhabitants.

Attentive to voices from the past

Héritage Sutton’s oral history collection is a compendium of testimonials from older residents who helped to build the Sutton that we know today.

Give the gift of history

Are you keen to dig into Sutton’s past or the area surrounding it? Do you enjoy chatting with people who share your curiosity? Do you want to give a gift to someone who’s passionate about history or maybe just welcome a newcomer to Sutton?

If your answer to any of these questions is yes, then

A duty to share

A major part of our mission is spreading information about Sutton’s history and heritage.

Consult our impressive collections

Our archives contain thousands of photos and documents that relate to Sutton’s history and built heritage.


The John-Sleeth Centre: State of play

It is not only today that the population of Sutton, and more specifically the cultural community, is questioning the need for a cultural and community center worthy of the name. The reflection was particularly intense between 2008 and 2012 and led to the filing of several reports that were probably kept in the City archives…


Anne Billy exhibition

«Historical objects speak to me, touch me, stimulate my creativity, and provide opportunities for me to evoke their human connection. Charged with a history that I embrace, they invite me to dress them, deconstruct them, to return and re-focus them to offer them a new identity. I embrace their hand made quality which enters into…

History Sketchbook 34 - May 2021

Héritage Sutton launches a 34th History Sketchbook

This new sketchbook invites you to travel with two families related to the Willey’s of Abercorn who followed the Oregon Trail to settle in the American West. It also invites you to discover the original forests of the township of Sutton and the contribution of this forest asset to its development. It is also about…