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About Sara

My name is Sara Lauzon, or, as Cornwall citizens and media have affectionately coined me, "Cornwall's Little Historian." I am 27 years old, and I was born and raised in Cornwall, Ontario. I am a graduate of St. Lawrence College (General Arts and Science Diploma) and the University of Ottawa, where I received my BA in History. I am currently enrolled in online studies through St. Lawrence College. I am completing a Certificate in Records and Information Management.

I have been obsessed with Cornwall’s history since the age of sixteen. I have spent the last eleven years researching, writing, and sharing Cornwall’s rich history through newspaper articles, walking tours, lectures, and social media. I proudly write a history column that is published monthly in The Senior Citizen newspaper.

Awards & Nominations

Recipient of Guy Lauzon's SDSG Canada 150 Service Medal, July 2017.


Nominated for the Seeker's Choice "Favourite Volunteer" Award, April 2015.


Nominated for the Ontario Historical Society’s "Carnochan" Award, May 2014.


Voted Cornwall's "Favourite Facebook" by the Seaway News, March 2014.


Voted Cornwall's "Favourite Writer" by the Seaway News, March 2013.