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The Bullock’s Corners Walk – 40 Minutes – Walking Tour

Bullock’s Corners, south of Highway #5, is the junction of several small settlements which include Greensville, Crook’s Hollow as well as Bullock’s Corners. The first settler to come to the area was an American, Jacob Cochenour, who arrived in Read more

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Designated Buildings in Waterdown & East Flamborough

Flamborough Walking Tours – 2 1/2 Hours

1. “The Griffin Cottage”, 24 Griffin Street

Much of Waterdown’s early growth was shaped by the pioneering Griffin family, namely Ebenezer Culver and his brother Absalom. Together they brought great entrepreneurial business Read more

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The Millgrove Walking Tour

Long Walk – 85 Minutes

The Village of Millgrove lies just west of Highway #6 North, along the Fifth Concession Road. It was founded by David Cummins (1806-1887), one of the three sons of an early Upper Canada pioneer, Read more

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The Millgrove Walk

Short Walk – 50 Minutes

The Village of Millgrove lies just west of Highway #6 North, along the Fifth Concession Road at the junction with the Millgrove Side Road. It was founded by David Cummings (1806-1887), one of the Read more

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The Vinegar Hill Walk

Flamborough Walking Tours – 60 Minutes

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 Read more

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Dundas Street Walk

Flamborough Walking Tours – 45 Minutes

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 Read more

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Pioneer Gardens In Ontario

Remnants of old gardens still to be found along the Side and Concession roads of southern Ontario are the chief source of information about the flowers, shrubs and trees that were once commonly grown by the early settlers of Read more

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The John Street Walk

Flamborough Walking Tours – 45 Minutes

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 of Grindstone Read more

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Fall in Flamborough – Vignette

This Vignette gives us a glimpse of some of the scenes, lifestyles and events in our agricultural  past.  All photographs and references are from material held in the Flamborough Archives collection.This Vignette gives us a glimpse of Read more

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Making A Difference – The McGregor Family & WWI – Vignette

This vignette focuses briefly on the contributions of one local family to the Great War and to Waterdown. There is much more material on the McGregor family in the Archives, as well as vertical files, photographs and histories of Read more

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