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  • For King and Country: The Story of Brant County's World War One 125th Overseas Battalion
    TextImage       For King and Country is the story of the 125th overseas battalion. It was the first complete battalion of soldiers recruited and trained in Brant County during World War One. The officers and men were chosen almost entirely from Brant County farmers, clerks, shoemakers and almost every trade and profession. ...
    TextImage     For King and Country is the story of the 125th overseas battalion. It was the first complete battalion of soldiers recruited and trained in Brant County during World War One. ...
  • Letter, Margaret Jones to Andrew and Mary Pate, 20 July 1940
    ObjectText       Netherfield Landsdowne Ave. Oaken Wolverhampton 20th July ' 40 My Dear Mr. and Mrs. Pate, It is now a whole week since your letters arrived - - your charming wonder letters!! - - why I have delayed so long in writing I can't explain - - probably because there is ...
    ObjectText     Netherfield Landsdowne Ave. Oaken Wolverhampton 20th July ' 40 My Dear Mr. and Mrs. Pate, It is now a whole week since your letters arrived - - your charming wonder ...
  • Nut Grove Farm
    ImageText       House Summary The Langs' Home, also known as Nut Grove Farm, has been in the Langs family for many generations. The original house was a log house until it burned down in 1845. By the following year, a 1.5 storey home was built in its place. Black walnut and hickory ...
    ImageText     House Summary The Langs' Home, also known as Nut Grove Farm, has been in the Langs family for many generations. The original house was a log house until it burned ...
  • Scotland United Church
    ImageText       House Summary The Scotland United Church, located at 10 Church St W, Scotland, was built circa 1850. It was originally known as the Congregational Church and began with the congregation meeting at the local school house in 1835. The Congregational Church was founded by Reverend James Nall. The white frame ...
    ImageText     House Summary The Scotland United Church, located at 10 Church St W, Scotland, was built circa 1850. It was originally known as the Congregational Church and began with the congregation ...
  • Malcolm Homestead
    ImageText       House Summary The Garden Wall, located on Oakland Road, Scotland, was built in 1802 by Finlay Malcolm. After a few changes in ownership, the home is now back in the Malcolm family. This home has a rich history with its connections to the 1837 Rebellion and was one of the ...
    ImageText     House Summary The Garden Wall, located on Oakland Road, Scotland, was built in 1802 by Finlay Malcolm. After a few changes in ownership, the home is now back in the ...
  • Hunter House
    ImageText       House Summary This Arts-and-Crafts style home, located on Oakland Road, was built circa 1910.Two original stain glass windows still stand beside the front door. A lot of the original features are well-maintained and much has been restored to its former glory. Timeline 1910 - Home was built1 1915 - Arlen ...
    ImageText     House Summary This Arts-and-Crafts style home, located on Oakland Road, was built circa 1910.Two original stain glass windows still stand beside the front door. A lot of the original features ...
  • Rapai House
    ImageText       Summary The Hawksfield Farm, located on Maple Avenue South, is an Ontario Farm House. The property was once 200 acres but now stands at about 112 acres. Many new additions have been added to the property but many of the original features still stand such as the stairs, railings, flooring ...
    ImageText     Summary The Hawksfield Farm, located on Maple Avenue South, is an Ontario Farm House. The property was once 200 acres but now stands at about 112 acres. Many new additions ...
  • Hiram Capron Homestead
    ImageText       Summary This home, located on Homestead Road, is the oldest surviving building in Paris built in 1831; it belonged to the founder of Paris, Hiram Capron. This home once held a general store and Paris’ first post office. It was built on the site of early settler William Holmes’ log ...
    ImageText     Summary This home, located on Homestead Road, is the oldest surviving building in Paris built in 1831; it belonged to the founder of Paris, Hiram Capron. This home once held ...
  • Charles Arnold House
    ImageText       Summary This house on Arnold Street, thought to be Charles Arnold’s first home, is a 2377 square feet stucco home with a cobblestone foundation. Charles Arnold purchased the land from Hiram Capron and built the storey and a half lathe plaster home. It was stuccoed in 1965. A lot of ...
    ImageText     Summary This house on Arnold Street, thought to be Charles Arnold’s first home, is a 2377 square feet stucco home with a cobblestone foundation. Charles Arnold purchased the land from ...
  • The O'Neail House
    ImageText       Summary This beautiful, simple plaster home on Arnold Street contains many of the original features of the home such as original baseboards, beams in the basement, transom above the front door, stairs and tongue and groove flooring. It was believed that this home used to be a worker’s cottage belonging ...
    ImageText     Summary This beautiful, simple plaster home on Arnold Street contains many of the original features of the home such as original baseboards, beams in the basement, transom above the front ...
  • The Townsend Mansion
    ImageText       Summary This Georgian-revival structure built circa 1848 can be found in the small town of Mount Pleasant; it was constructed on lot 9 and part of lot 8. This property used to be 414 acres originally granted to William Sturgis. Eventually 100 acres was sold to Alvah Townsend, thus the ...
    ImageText     Summary This Georgian-revival structure built circa 1848 can be found in the small town of Mount Pleasant; it was constructed on lot 9 and part of lot 8. This property ...
  • Langford Church
    ImageText       Summary The Langford Community Church, located on 1601 Colborne Street E, was constructed in 1868 and was known by many different names. It was first called the Plank Road Church, then in 1924, after joining forces with the United Church of Canada, it became known as Langford United Church. After ...
    ImageText     Summary The Langford Community Church, located on 1601 Colborne Street E, was constructed in 1868 and was known by many different names. It was first called the Plank Road Church, ...
  • The Reavie House
    ImageText       Summary This Italianate Brick Veneer home, noticeably recognized for its pale blue brick colour with white trim, is located in Burford. This home has a Burford Recognition Plaque for its Heritage and is built circa 1885. The swimming pool located on the property was used to teach the local children ...
    ImageText     Summary This Italianate Brick Veneer home, noticeably recognized for its pale blue brick colour with white trim, is located in Burford. This home has a Burford Recognition Plaque for its ...
  • The Presgrave House
    ImageText       House Summary This 1.5 storey Arts and Crafts style bungalow, located on Maple Avenue South, was built in 1920 and is designated as a heritage property. Much has been updated throughout the home but you can still appreciate the architecture and design of the interior and exterior. Timeline 1920 - ...
    ImageText     House Summary This 1.5 storey Arts and Crafts style bungalow, located on Maple Avenue South, was built in 1920 and is designated as a heritage property. Much has been updated ...
  • The Koustall House
    ImageText       House Summary The Koustall House, located on Bishopsgate Road, is an award-winning Georgian-Style home recognized by the Architectural Conservatory of Ontario. Built in 1870, it is the area’s most architecturally significant homes featuring six-over-six panes and an elaborate porch with gingerbread scroll.2 Timeline c. 1870 - Home was contructed1 18?? ...
    ImageText     House Summary The Koustall House, located on Bishopsgate Road, is an award-winning Georgian-Style home recognized by the Architectural Conservatory of Ontario. Built in 1870, it is the area’s most architecturally ...
  • The Stevenson Farm
    ImageText       House Summary This late Victorian Farmhouse, located on Highway 53, was built in 1866. Recognized for its striking porch and front gable window, it truly stands the test of time.2 Timeline c. 1866 - Maria Wier purchased home for $2000.001 1867 - Archibald McDonald purchased home1 1874 - Philip Grandine ...
    ImageText     House Summary This late Victorian Farmhouse, located on Highway 53, was built in 1866. Recognized for its striking porch and front gable window, it truly stands the test of time.2 ...
  • The Shearer Home
    ImageText       House Summary This Regency style home, located on Bishopsgate Road, was built in 1860. It features a small front gable window, six-over-six sash windows and a porch that may be an original variation on the style. It had been in the Shearer family for many decades and still features much ...
    ImageText     House Summary This Regency style home, located on Bishopsgate Road, was built in 1860. It features a small front gable window, six-over-six sash windows and a porch that may be ...
  • The Snodgrass Residence
    ImageText       House Summary The Snodgrass Residence, also known as Pepper Farm and Grassridge Farms, is located on Bishopsgate Road in Burford. It was built circa 1850 and is an excellent example of a Regency Style Farm Cottage. The home has been in the Snodgrass family for many decades. The Snodgrass Family ...
    ImageText     House Summary The Snodgrass Residence, also known as Pepper Farm and Grassridge Farms, is located on Bishopsgate Road in Burford. It was built circa 1850 and is an excellent example ...
  • The Doran Home
    ImageText       House Summary This Italianate home, located on 4th Concession Road, is a Heritage Property in the former Burford Township. It was built in 1885 and is rumored to have been originally owned by John Doran who was a local merchant. John Doran also may have been the town’s Postmaster. The ...
    ImageText     House Summary This Italianate home, located on 4th Concession Road, is a Heritage Property in the former Burford Township. It was built in 1885 and is rumored to have been ...
  • The Hamilton Farm
    ImageText       House Summary This home on Number 6 School Road is commonly referred to as the Hamilton Farm as it has been in the Hamilton Family for over 100 years before changing hands. It is a unique mix between Regency and Ontario Gothic, estimated to be built around 1860. It was ...
    ImageText     House Summary This home on Number 6 School Road is commonly referred to as the Hamilton Farm as it has been in the Hamilton Family for over 100 years before ...
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