Historic Walking Tour: Moving Forward to Preserve the Past: Mississauga’s Newest Designated Sites

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Historic Walking Tour: Moving Forward to Preserve the Past: Mississauga’s Newest Designated Sites

The Port Credit BIA historic walking tours have returned for the 2024 season.

Join Historian Richard Collins for "Moving Forward to Preserve the Past: Mississauga’s Newest Designated Sites" on July 13, 2024 at 11:00 a.m.

Motivated by changes to provincial heritage policy, the City of Mississauga has taken a fast track to protect history before they’re lost. Three sites one this tour have been designated recently, and more are on the way.

Meet at the Port Credit Farmers Market at the Port Credit Library lot ( 20 Lakeshore Rd E,).

Tour starts at 11:00 a.m. sharp and run for 1.5 hours.

Register here to receive tour content and updates.

Tours are FREE and we encourage you to tip your tour guide!

Upcoming Tours:

  • Saturday, July 20, 2024: Change at the Centre of the Village The Past and the Future of Downtown Port Credit
  • Saturday, July 27, 2024: The Heritage Conservation District Revisited: A Tour of the “Other” Sites in the Old Village
  • Saturday, August 3, 2024: Purchasing Port Credit: Understanding the Treaties with the Mississauga Nation
  • Saturday, August 10, 2024: Hiawatha-on-the-Lake: A Tour of Port Credit’s “Romantic” Neighbourhood
  • Saturday, August 17, 2024: The Other Side of the Tracks: A Stroll Through Mineola West
  • Saturday, August 24, 2024: Harbour Town: A Tour of the Historic Centre of Port Credit
  • Saturday, September 7, 2024: The Mystery of Bill Johnson’s Ice Hut: The Riverside Neighbourhood
  • Saturday, September 14, 2024: The “4-H Club”: When Port Credit was Toronto’s Cottage Country
  • Saturday, September 21, 2024: Port Credit’s Two Heritage-Designated Churches: Looking Inside the Village’s West Side Places of Worship
  • Saturday, September 28, 2024: The Old Church and the Auld Kirk: Trinity-St. Paul and St. Andrew’s Memorial Churches
  • Saturday, October 5, 2024: The Changing Character of a Harbour: Marina District

Tours start at 11:00 a.m. at the Port Credit Farmers Market with the exception of The “4-H Club”: When Port Credit was Toronto’s Cottage Country which starts at Rhododendron Gardens, 660 Lakeshore Rd. W.

Info on Bill 23 can be found:

https://www.mississauga.ca/council/council-activities/council-advocacy/bill23/

https://ero.ontario.ca/notice/019-8738

 

 

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