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2017 Heritage Walking Tours - Brant

From Saturday 29 April 2017
To Saturday 04 November 2017
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Presented by The Brant Historical Society

Brantford Architecture Walk: Difficulty: Moderate

  • Saturday April 29th - 10:30am
  • Starting at the Brant Museum & Archives
  • Learn aboutt several local architects responsible for the various building styles in our downtown.

Paris Upper Town Walk: Difficulty: Moderate

  • Saturday May 7th - 10:30am
  • Starting at the Old Town Hall (13 Burwell Street, Paris)
  • Learn about hte establishment of the Town of Paris and its early settlers

Earliest History at the Fording Place Walk:  Difficulty: Easy

  • Saturday May 20th - 10:30am
  • Starting at Brantf's Crossing Park (skateboard park)
  • Discover the history of the Fording Place from the ice age to 1775

Original Village of Brantford Walk: Difficulty: Easy

  • Saturday June 10th - 10:30am
  • Starting at the Armouries on Jubilee Terrace
  • Covers the time from the first cabin build in 1807 to the arrival of steam power in 1847.

Local Authors Walk: Difficult: Moderate

  • Saturday July 1st - 10:30am
  • Starting at Brant Museum & Archives
  • An excellent way to celebrate our national and local heritage

Monuments & Memorials Walk: Difficulty: Easy

  • Saturday July 22nd - 10:30am
  • Starting at the Armouries on Jubilee Terrace
  • Hear the seldom told stories of the monuments and memorials that dot the downtown.

Mount Pleasant Heritage Walk: Difficulty: Easy

  • Saturday August 19th - 10:30am
  • Starting at "The Windmill" in Mount Pleasant
  • Explore this unique community whose settlement history pre-dates that of Brantford

Between the Wars Walk: Difficulty: Easy

  • Saturday September 9th - 10:30am
  • Starting at Brant Museum & Archives
  • The history of 1919-1939 reveals a great deal about our city today

Snob Hill & the Lower Town Walk: Difficulty: Hard

  • Saturday Septmeber 23rd - 10:30am
  • Starting at Kipp's Funeral Home (184 Grand River Street North)
  • The History of Paris' upper class lived on Snob hill and looked over the downtown.

Victoris Park Walk: Diffculty: Easy

  • Saturday September 30th - 10:30am
  • Starting at the Brant Museum & Archives
  • Some of Brantford's famous figure for profiled around this city aquare.

Lawren Harris Walk: Difficulty:Easy

  • Saturday October 21st - 10:30am
  • Starting at the M. Chandler Heritage House at W. Ross Macdonald School
  • Learn about this famous artist's early life in Brantford.

Murder Mystery & Mayhem Walk: Difficulty: Easy

  • Friday October 27th & Saturday October 28th - 7:00pm
  • Starting at the Brant Museum & Archives
  • Brantford's history includes some strange stories, suitable for this eerie time of year.

The Great Walk Walk: Difficulty:Easy

  • Saturday November 4th - 10:30am
  • Starting at the Railway Station
  • A century ago local citizens wree listening for the results of the Battle of Passchendaele - learn more.

 

Easy - relatively flat and 2km of walking

Moderate - some hills and 3km of walking

Hard - many hills and more than 3km of walking

**admission $5.00 with proceeds towards the Brant Hisotrical Society**

 

Location Various Locations - Brant County
For more information, please contact the Brant Historical Society:
phone: 519.752.2483
or visit: brantmuseums.ca
 

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