The renovated Harriston Train Station serves as a seniors' centre and the location of the Harriston Farmers' Market. It is located on Arthur Street in Harriston.
Built in 1878, the Glenlee Post Office was manned by Postmaster Robert Sinclair and in operation until 1911.
The CNRA Clubhouse is located on Main Street, Palmerston.
Nichola McEwan is a Minto-based painter, a furniture maker and an India ink artist.
Frank Lambier Court dedication ceremony in Palmerston with Mayor Bridge, Legion Branch 409 representatives and the Lambier family.
The Palmerston Library is located on the corner of Bell and James Street. Its features include spacious reading areas and readily available access to computers.
The Harriston Library is a renovated Carnegie building retaining much of its beautiful, original architecture. Besides the main floor library, the basement contains a full kitchen, meeting room and stage. The upper floor holds both the Minto Heritage Gallery and a Harriston Historical Society collection.
Newly constructed in 2006, the Clifford branch of the Wellington County Library features an expanded library area as well as a separate medical clinic.
Located on the top floor of the Harriston Library, the Minto Heritage Gallery exhibits local art and other collections throughout the year. It is entirely non-profit and run by the Minto Arts Council, whose members make up many of the gallery’s volunteers and promoters. The gallery has been a showcase of local talent and expression since 1997.
Cedarwood Honey is a local honey business offering a variety of products and services. They are located on Highway 89, just outside of Harriston.
Dr. John FtizGerald (1882-1940) was born in Drayton, Ontario. In 1891 his family moved to Harriston and occupied 88 John Street South from 1894 to 1902.
Built in 1864: Original owner was Alexander Meiklejohn.
Reroot Organic Farm covers 70 acres of land and sells a wide variety of vegetables, fruits, herbs and honey. Chicken, turkey and pork are also available, as well as free-range eggs. All of their produce is certified organic and they offer a community shared agriculture program.
Located on the main street of Harriston, Davie’s Antiques has offered antique furnishings, collectibles, books, china and other items for over twenty years.
Don “Tuffy” MacDougall served “B” Troop of the 100th Light, Anti-Aircraft Battery out of
Guelph from March 1941 through “Cease Fire” May 8 1945 into September of 1945. The
100th was part of the 4th Canadian Infantry Division. Tuffy’s military story is mostly about
times with people away from the war and with those he served. He spoke less about combat
details. Those who knew Tuffy said he was about people and his experiences around them.
Rural Spoon Café is a small café located in the rural community of Palmerston. This delightful little café offers a delicious all-day breakfast menu, along with a variety of great lunch options including wraps, sandwiches, soups, salads and much more; not to mention some of the best homemade butter tarts in the area!
The Norgan is a restored movie theatre located in downtown Palmerston. It features newly released films, special events, and concerts. It is also home to Palmerston’s Big Film Fest, a monthly film screening featured on the Toronto International Film Festival’s Film Circuit.
Reverend john Smithurst was ordained by the Church of England in 1939 and served as a missionary to the aboriginal people at the Red River Settlements in Manitoba for twelve years. He settled in the Township of Minto in 1852 when he was appointed Rector of St. John's Anglican church in Elora, Ontario.