Search

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...

Bell Homestead on a sunny day

Hometown Heroes: Artists and Inventors

Posted on Monday, December 21, 2020 01:04 PM

  • The Bell Homestead National Historic Site celebrates the history of Brantford, “The Telephone City”. This is where; in 1874, Alexander Graham Bell conceived the invention of the telephone and made the first long distance call from Brantford to Paris. Take a guided walking tour through three restored historic buildings decorated with many original Bell family artifacts and visit The Phone Booth Museum Store to shop for fun, vintage gifts and souvenirs.
  • Visit the Brantford Visitor &...