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.
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.
Growing high quality food is not just a business, but a way of life. As farmers, we are motivated by a deep love for the land and a desire to share the goodness of homegrown with you and your family. Visit our farm and experience the benefits of choosing family farm fresh.
Built in 1878: Original home of Philip Ritter.
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.
Engine 81 is a steam engine nicknamed ‘Old 81’ by the residents of Palmerston. Resting on its own track in the Palmerston Lions Heritage Park, it proudly surveys the downtown area. ‘Old 81’ turned one hundred years old in 2010.
Raynbow Signs is a custom graphic and sign crafting company whose services include consultation, design and installation. Included in their clients are many local businesses and organizations.
Harriston Photography offers professional photography services. It is located in Harriston.
A lavish Victorian bed & breakfast on the edge of Harriston, Meiklejohn House was built in the 1870’s by Harriston’s first mayor. Today it serves as a luxury retreat.
The Wesley Bates Gallery is owned and operated by Wesley Bates, a renowned artist and wood engraver. The gallery is located in downtown Clifford and it features paintings, prints and other creative imaginings.
Wesley Bates is an artist and wood engraver whose work is nationally renowned. He owns the Wesley Bates Gallery and West Meadow Press in Clifford. He also works closely with the Minto Arts Council and other community organizations.
Infusion Coffee is a fair trade certified coffee roasting company who hand-roast and custom blend their products. Their beans come from all over the world, including Kenya, Nicaragua, Brazil, Columbia and Indonesia.
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.