Built in 1874: Original home of John Kernaghan.
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.
Built in 1877: Original home of Hugh Gordon.
Built in 1874: Original home of William Thackeray
Built in 1868: Original home of Wm. Taylor.
As part of the Town of Minto's economic development strategy, the Town, in partnership with the Minto Chamber of Commerce have developed a Creative Industry Business Incubator called LaunchIt Minto. LaunchIt Minto strives to assist new businesses to start, grow and succeed in a creative environment.
The Harriston Lions Park is located at the corner of Arthur and John Street. Its main feature is the children’s playground.
Built in 1875: Original home of John Irwin.
The sole remaining pedestrian railway bridge in Ontario, the Palmerston Railway Pedestrian Bridge was originally built in 1912 to allow schoolchildren safe passage over the railway tracks. Now it serves as a symbol of Palmerston’s railway heritage and as the signature feature of the Lions Heritage Park. The Pedestrian Bridge turned one hundred years old in 2012.
Built in 1875: Original home of Robert P. Anderson.
Hawthorn Farm sells organic flower, grass, herb and vegetable seeds. They are located near Palmerston.
Directly opposite the Lions Park, Harriston’s I.O.D.E. Park runs along the Greenway Trail. The park contains well-kept gardens, and a beautiful wooden gazebo.
Built in 1875: Original home of James Smith.
Built in 1875: Original home of William Gordon.