Category: Unique Culture
Focus on Collectives
Did you know that the County of Brant is home to many collectives, a place where artists and artisans sell unique handmade goods and collected items? Be sure to stop by our local collectives: Artisans and crafters have played an important role in shaping our community. Our makers make us distinguishable from any other nearby […]
Check the engaging Storybook Walks in two area parks: Stories are changed throughout the year; updates are posted. Please practice social distancing and respect other visitors’ space while you explore.
Paris is known as the Cobblestone Capital of Canada. Stones were pulled from the riverbed, after years of tumbling smooth and found in farmer’s fields. Once cleaned and dried they were layered like a birthday cake with cement icing holding it all together. In order to ensure uniformity, labourers measured fieldstones for shape and size […]
Located in Burford Township, John Fowler purchased the parcel of Crown land this farm is located on in 1803 and the plot stayed in his family until it was purchased in 1861 by William Bonney. The farm was purchased from a trust by Bruce Innes in 1940 after the farm fell into tax arrears. The […]