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Let It Snow – Winter in Flamborough – Vignette

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

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Postcards – Vignette

The Flamborough Archives contains several distinct postcard collections, as well as many individual cards found throughout the various papers and records of individuals and businesses.The Flamborough Archives contains several distinct postcard collections, as well as many individual cards found Read more

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The Railway In Waterdown – Vignette

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 Flamborough Archives has dozens of photographs, postcards, Read more

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Waterdown Memorials – Vignette

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 The Flamborough Archives contains photos and historical documents relating to Memorial Hall, built to honor the memory of World War l veterans, and Memorial Park, Read more

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Calling All Authors!

The Flamborough Heritage Society is planning to hold its Twenty-Seventh Annual Fall Book Fair on Saturday, November 4, 2017 in Fellowship Hall at St. James United Church, 306 Parkside Drive, Waterdown from 9:30 am – 2:30 pm. This is Read more

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The Sporting Life in Flamborough – Vignette

Waterdown Dance ad from the Waterdown Review, 1921

There was radio, but no television or internet. The cyber world of tweeting,  texting and instagrams was not even a twinkle in the proverbial eye – so what did people Read more

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Sugar In Pioneer Ontario

Most of the sugar consumed in Upper Canada was the product of the cane imported from the West Indies. This import came in the form of raw sugar or “MUSCAVADO”, moist with molasses, dirty and strong tasting. So wet Read more

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