The History of the Waterdown Farmers’ Market

The first Twilight Market in 1952.

The Beginning

The Waterdown Market, or the Twilight Market as it was once known, began as a non-profit project set up by the Waterdown Board of Trade in 1952. The idea behind it Read more

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Speculations on the Seneca Outpost of Tinawatawa

The following vignette, “Speculations on the Seneca Outpost of Tinawatawa” is an unsolicited and unedited article written by Joachim Brouwer. The opinions and conclusions of the article are that of the Author.

By late 1700’s, the Mississauga Ojibways, Read more

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Fall in Flamborough

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

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Making A Difference – The McGregor Family & WWI

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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Let It Snow – Winter in Flamborough

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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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

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The Railway In Waterdown

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

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Waterdown Memorials

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

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The Sporting Life in Flamborough

An ad for movies at the Waterdown Roller Rink, Waterdown Review, 1921

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

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