Cultural Walking Tours In Port Credit

Cultural Walking Tours are back in Port Credit.

Travel back in time for free walking tours of Port Credit, on the last Saturday of every month from April to October. Hear stories of our historic village from our aboriginal past to today’s thriving vibrant lakeside community. All tours are two hours. All ages are welcome. Have fun, ask questions. Bring along your own stories of Port Credit to share with others.

Tour Schedule:

April 29, 10 am.

The Other Side of the Tracks

For our first tour of 2017, we’ll venture along Mississauga Road, north of the tracks to see some of the historic homes along this scenic road, including Canada’s first $250,000 home . . . in 1931. Meet at Clarke Hall

 

May 27, 10 a.m.

The Shoreline of Port Credit

Fires and floods, recessions and railways. They’ve taken their toll on Port Credit’s harbour. Hear the stories of bravery and sadness on this tour along the Port Credit’s lakeshore parks. Meet at the lighthouse

 

June 24, 10 a.m.

Canada’s 150th !

Take a tour past the homes the Port Credit’s exclusive west-end “4-H Club”, including the site where Canada’s secretary of state made a rousing speech just months before becoming our ninth prime minister. Meet at Rhododendron Gardens parking lot.

 

July 29, 10 a.m.

Corktown

Port Credit’s old Irish Catholic neighbourhood is now the site of the village’s tallest buildings, but some of the modest historic homes have defied development, and are still standing. Meet at the Farmers’ Market

 

August 26, 7 p.m.

An Evening in Victorian Port Credit

Returning to port after a busy day of fishing or stonehooking, the lakeboat captains of 19th century Port Credit came home to this quiet, scenic community of friends and neighbours. Meet at the Clarke Hall.

 

September 30, 10 a.m.

The Sacred River

The Credit River was more than a river to the aboriginal people. It was the home of their god, Monedoo. Follow the footsteps of Mississauga’s first people along the shore of the river and marshes of Port Credit. Meet at the lighthouse.

 

October 28, 7 p.m.

Adamson Estate

Dress up and join the living dead for our first Port Credit BIA “Zombie Walk”, which will take us to Port Credit’s most unusual cemetery. Meet at LaVilla Bakery and Café.

 

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