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
Remnants of old pioneer 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 Read more
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
This Vignette gives us a glimpse of some of the scenes, lifestyles and events in our agricultural past during fall in Flamborough. All photographs and references are from material held in the Flamborough Archives collection.
The harvest is Read more
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
Winter. Children love to build snowmen. Adults hope that the preparations they have made during the Fall will last through the cold dark months until Spring. And everyone loves the social occasions – sleighrides, parties and Christmas. Read more
The Flamborough Archives contains several distinct postcard collections, as well as many individual postcards found throughout the various papers and records of individuals and businesses.
The collecting of postcards is called deltiology. The hobby is as popular as Read more
The Flamborough Archives has dozens of photographs, postcards, clippings and other material documenting this construction. This Vignette will focus on construction within the Village and the Waterdown South station. The September 2012 meeting of the Flamborough Heritage Society Read more
Waterdown is fortunate to have two unique memorials to our service men and women. The Flamborough Archives contains photos and historical documents relating to Memorial Hall, built to honor the memory of World War l veterans, and Memorial Read more
There was radio, but no television or internet. The cyber world of Tweets, texts and Instagram posts were not even a twinkle in the proverbial eye – Read more