What's New at the Flamborough Heritage Society & Archives
Coffee mugs, tote bags, pens & more
We are raising funds for the 'Move Back to Waterdown'. The Archives and the Society office will be in the new Waterdown Library and Community Centre building and we need funds for new furniture and moving expenses. Tax receipts will be issued for all donations of $25.00 or more.
Friday March 28, 2014
History and cultural resources of the Royal Botanical Gardens
Presented by David Galbraith
The Head of Science at Royal Botanical Gardens, David will introduce us to the history and cultural resources represented by RBG - Canada’s largest botanical garden and a major urban nature sanctuary. From archaeology indicating 9,000 years of human presence, to the amazing story of the rescue of Coote’s Paradise from development in 1927, to the growth of spectacular living collections and rich heritage resources on the history of horticulture, the RBG is forever fascinating and surprising.
Heading up RBG’s Science Department, he and his small staff and amazing volunteers are responsible for the institution’s library and archival collections, as well as its herbarium.
Free admission - Everyone Welcome
We need your help
The Flamborough Archives is working on three projects and we are asking for your help .
The first is a planned book on the history behind the names of communities that exist, or did exist at one time, in Flamborough.
The second project is a compilation of the businesses in Flamborough, with an emphasis on Waterdown, from around 1850 onwards.
The third project is an inventory of street names in Waterdown, and the history behind the name.
We are looking for any material which would help with this research - photos, stories, advertisements or flyers etc. We would be happy to scan your original photos if you don't want to part with them.
If you have ANYTHING that can help, please contact the Archives at (905) 540-5161 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Flamborough Archives has Moved!
We have now reopened at our temporary location on the 4th Floor of the Hamilton Library Central Branch.
The Hamilton Library Central Branch is located at 55 York Blvd in downtown Hamilton.