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Tombstones in the Archives

  An Archive is  the  accumulation of historical  records  meant to preserve the history of an individual, organization, municipality or business.  Very few—if any—will house tombstones. The Flamborough Archives has two very unique tombstones on display and the story behind them Read more

Cemeteries of Waterdown Walking Tour

The Village of Waterdown contains three cemeteries, all of which were established before Confederation in 1867. The origins of the village, located on the Grindstone Creek and crossed by the historic Dundas Street road, dates from 1805 when Alexander Brown, Read more

The Vinegar Hill Walk – 60 Minutes – Walking Tours

The village of Waterdown was developed upon land that was originally granted to Alexander McDonnell in 1796. In 1805 ownership was transferred to Alexander Brown who built a sawmill at the falls on Grindstone Creek. This creek provided power for Read more

Dundas St Walk – 45 minutes – Walking Tours

The Village of Waterdown was developed upon land that was originally granted to Alexander McDonnell in 1796. In 1805 ownership was transferred to Alexander Brown who built a sawmill at the falls on Grindstone Creek. This creek provided power for Read more

The Mill Street Walk – 60 Minutes – Walking Tours

The Village of Waterdown developed upon land that was originally granted to Alexander McDonnell in 1796. In 1805 ownership was transferred to Alexander Brown who built a sawmill at the falls on Grindstone Creek. This creek provided power for the Read more