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Her Majesty's Royal Chapel of the Mohawks

A Walk Along The Grand River

Posted on Friday, April 30, 2021 09:00 AM

  • Begin your adventure at Her Majesty’s Royal Chapel of the Mohawks, the oldest standing church in Ontario where you can take a free outdoor tour by downloading the Driftscape app and searching “Six Nations”. Here you will see the historic graveyard and tomb, which is the final resting place of Joseph Brant and his son, John Brant.
  • Behind Mohawk Chapel you can access part of Brantford’s 70km of natural trails to hike, run or bike along. Many of Brantford’s historic sites are also located alongside...

Lorne Park in summer

Fresh Air, Food and Fun in Brantford

Posted on Friday, April 30, 2021 09:00 AM

  • Swing into The Blue Dog Café for a hot coffee or a cold brew and pick up one of their delicious baked goods. Head to the nearby trail access point and take a walk along the Gordon Glaves Grand River Loop, a peaceful 6km trail that offers tranquil views of the Grand River. Feel at peace while appreciating a variety of wildflowers and engage in some excellent birdwatching opportunities along the river. 
  • Pick up lunch to-go at The Healthy Rabbit, a delicious spot to fuel your body with healthy...

Mohawk Chapel on a cloudy day.

Where Cultures Meet

Posted on Monday, December 28, 2020 01:19 PM

  • Begin with a guided indoor tour of Her Majesty's Royal Chapel of the Mohawks to see the eight beautiful stained glass windows, which depict different historical events of Six Nations. Mohawk Chapel, built in 1785, is the last surviving structure of the original Mohawk Village Settlement and the oldest surviving Church in Ontario.
  • Nearby at Woodland Cultural Centre you can take a self-guided museum tour to appreciate the over thirty-five thousand artifacts, including a permanent...

Families skate at Harmony Square in Brantford.

The Great Ones: History, Culture & Sport

Posted on Monday, December 28, 2020 01:17 PM

  • Start your adventure at Her Majesty's Royal Chapel of the Mohawks, built in 1785 and the oldest surviving Church in Ontario. Mohawk Chapel is the last surviving structure of the original Mohawk Village Settlement of 1784 where Joseph Brant settled after he crossed the ford.
  • Enjoy walking the scenic grounds where you will see the historic graveyard and tomb, which is the final resting place of Joseph Brant and his son, John Brant. Add a guided indoor tour of the chapel to see the eight beautiful...

Grand River at sunrise.

Serenity Along the Grand River

Posted on Monday, December 28, 2020 01:14 PM

  • Serenity Country Candles is one of Brantford's hidden gems, a country style shop with something for everyone on your list. This tranquil spot features a beautiful selection of unique gifts, décor, candles, soaps, and delicious coffee blends. You will walk away with a treasure or two for sure! Try a fresh brewed coffee or sweet treat from the Café and settle into a comfortable chair for a chat with the friendly staff.
  • Located nearby, walk along the Gordon Glaves Memorial Pathway, a 6 km peaceful...