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  • 15 McNab Street - "Joseph Walker House"
    Image       Built in 1860, this was one of the first buildings ever built in Walkerton; this was the house of the town’s first mayor, its founder and its namesake. This houses historical value far outweighs its architectural value. Constucted near Walker’s saw mill, grist mill and dam, this house is of ...
    Image     Built in 1860, this was one of the first buildings ever built in Walkerton; this was the house of the town’s first mayor, its founder and its namesake. This houses ...
  • 12 Concession 10, Cargill - "Cargill House"
    Image       Built in 1888; The first home of Henry Cargill, timber magnate, postmaster, town reeve, and MP of East Bruce for 16 years.
    Image     Built in 1888; The first home of Henry Cargill, timber magnate, postmaster, town reeve, and MP of East Bruce for 16 years.
  • 111 Jackson Street - Victoria Jubilee Hall
    Image       Constructed in 1897 to honour Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee, the hall remains a symbol of the dedication and crafting skill possessed by early Canadians at the turn of the 19th century. An imposing structure, the former town hall dominates the former market square and contrasts pointedly with the modern municipal ...
    Image     Constructed in 1897 to honour Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee, the hall remains a symbol of the dedication and crafting skill possessed by early Canadians at the turn of the 19th ...
  • 120 Cayley Street - Walkerton Baptist Church
    Image       Originally built in the early years of the 19th century, this was the first church of Walkerton that ended construction, debt free, due to the volume of donations given by parishioners. Prominent parishioners included Donald Sinclair, first Speaker of the Ontario Legislature. The building combines two architectural styles into a ...
    Image     Originally built in the early years of the 19th century, this was the first church of Walkerton that ended construction, debt free, due to the volume of donations given by ...
  • 124 Colborne Street - "Hall House"
    Image       Built in 1888, the house was constructed for George. J. Dickson a medical doctor from Normanby. Ten years later the house was sold to Walter Allen Hall. Hall was the elected member of the House of Commons from 1925-1935, and lived in this house for over forty years. The house ...
    Image     Built in 1888, the house was constructed for George. J. Dickson a medical doctor from Normanby. Ten years later the house was sold to Walter Allen Hall. Hall was the ...
  • 249 Durham Street East - Walkerton Public Library
    Image       Built in 1911. this structure functions as the Walkerton Branch of the County library system; supplying books, meeting rooms and internet services to the public. It is historically linked as it became the permanent home of the public with a grant from American industrialist, Andrew Carnegie.
    Image     Built in 1911. this structure functions as the Walkerton Branch of the County library system; supplying books, meeting rooms and internet services to the public. It is historically linked as ...
  • 305 Colborne Street - St. Thomas Anglican Church
    Image       Constructed in 1910, St. Thomas Anglican Church maintains and supports the character of the neighbourhood, forming one of 4 corners occupied by a church around the central jail and court complex.
    Image     Constructed in 1910, St. Thomas Anglican Church maintains and supports the character of the neighbourhood, forming one of 4 corners occupied by a church around the central jail and court ...
  • 336 Durham Street East - James Rothwell Block
    Image       Built in 1885. The structure burned in 1985, nothing but the brick shell remained, though it was designated under the Ontario Heritage Act to preserve the unity of the downtown look by retaining the original upper facade and brickwork.
    Image     Built in 1885. The structure burned in 1985, nothing but the brick shell remained, though it was designated under the Ontario Heritage Act to preserve the unity of the downtown ...
  • 410 Jackson Street South - "Rowland House"
    Image       This house was erected in 1900 by architect Rob Gray of Harriston, for John Rowland who was a prominent Walkertonian, a financier and a cattle buyer. This house has been described as being "the best unaltered example of Queen Anne Revival Style in Bruce County" by the Walkerton Walking Tour ...
    Image     This house was erected in 1900 by architect Rob Gray of Harriston, for John Rowland who was a prominent Walkertonian, a financier and a cattle buyer. This house has been ...
  • 104264 Grey Road 10 - St John's Lutheran Pioneer Cemetery
    Image       Established in 1886. The site continues to serve as the resting place of Brant township and Elmwood’s earliest settlers.
    Image     Established in 1886. The site continues to serve as the resting place of Brant township and Elmwood’s earliest settlers.
  • 106 Colborne Street North - Binder Twine Factory
    Image       Built in 1900. The site of a major industry to early Walkerton, the Walkerton Binder Twine Company Limited. This building is the largest industrial structure remaining in proximity to the downtown of Walkerton. A long, low building, the Binder Twine factory is still in use in a commercial context.
    Image     Built in 1900. The site of a major industry to early Walkerton, the Walkerton Binder Twine Company Limited. This building is the largest industrial structure remaining in proximity to the ...
  • 10 Yonge Street North “Hampson's Foundry”
    Image       Built in 1873 by John Hampson, this structure functioned as a blacksmith, foundry and machine shop for over 118 years. The building style is Ontario Vernacular. This simple heavy timber structure was clad with board and batten siding. The type of foundation is not certain but it is most likely ...
    Image     Built in 1873 by John Hampson, this structure functioned as a blacksmith, foundry and machine shop for over 118 years. The building style is Ontario Vernacular. This simple heavy timber ...
  • 11 Victoria Street South
    Image       Built in 1873, this was one of the only downtown properties to survive the “Big Fire” in Walkerton of 1877 unscathed. Sternall’s, once a livery, has been converted into residential rentals.
    Image     Built in 1873, this was one of the only downtown properties to survive the “Big Fire” in Walkerton of 1877 unscathed. Sternall’s, once a livery, has been converted into residential ...
  • 106 Cayley Street
    Image       Built in 1933, this structure was the home of local sheriff Ewart “Tex” Cameron.
    Image     Built in 1933, this structure was the home of local sheriff Ewart “Tex” Cameron.
  • 107 Cayley Street
    Image       Erected in 1890 by Dr. Malcolm Stalker, a prominent member of the Walkerton community.
    Image     Erected in 1890 by Dr. Malcolm Stalker, a prominent member of the Walkerton community.
  • 108 Cayley Street
    Image       Built in 1880, this was the home of local blacksmith Charles B. Stevens.
    Image     Built in 1880, this was the home of local blacksmith Charles B. Stevens.
  • 209 Cayley - "Walkerton Court House Complex"
    Image       The Walkerton Jail has been a part of the community and has been serving the county since 1867. It is an integral part of the Justice complex in Walkerton. Many of Walkerton’s foremost politicians and citizens have had their start in the legal halls of the court complex.
    Image     The Walkerton Jail has been a part of the community and has been serving the county since 1867. It is an integral part of the Justice complex in Walkerton. Many ...
  • 215 Jane Street - Armoury
    Image       Erected by the Dominion of Canada in 1908, this building was as an effort to reinforce the idea of nation-building, prior to the Great War by creating a space for militia training and armament. For many years now it has served as a municipally run daycare.
    Image     Erected by the Dominion of Canada in 1908, this building was as an effort to reinforce the idea of nation-building, prior to the Great War by creating a space for ...
  • 220 Victoria Street - Sacred Heart Catholic Church
    Image       Sacred Heart Catholic Church was constructed in 1874 by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Hamilton. Before this, mass was celebrated in private homes, an old school and a court house. In 1895, the church was enlarged, and a sanctuary was added. In 1927, the pastor, Father Maloney, noticed the foundation ...
    Image     Sacred Heart Catholic Church was constructed in 1874 by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Hamilton. Before this, mass was celebrated in private homes, an old school and a court house. ...
  • 232 Durham Street East
    Image       Constructed in 1890 the building has always housed,and still houses, a functioning pharmacy while being physically and visually linked to the buildings on either side.
    Image     Constructed in 1890 the building has always housed,and still houses, a functioning pharmacy while being physically and visually linked to the buildings on either side.
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