Your Heritage Waterloo Region
What is Waterloo Region's "heritage"? Is it the German Mennonites? The British pioneers? The aboriginal people of the Six Nations? Does our heritage include newer cultural influences from Asia, the Caribbean, Africa, South America, the Middle East, or Eastern Europe? Or is it our industrial and corporate story: milling, Schneider's, insurance, or the Blackberry?
Your Heritage Waterloo Region (YHWR) is about all of these things, and many more. It's about you, your neighbourhood, your community and organizations. Your Heritage Waterloo Region is a doorway to all the elements that give this Region a rich and complex flavour. Here, individuals and groups can explore every aspect of the unique spectrum of Waterloo Region, sharing their stories, ideas and r...
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Featured NarrativeA Tribute to the Pioneers, part 1
The memorial tower is due to the work of the Waterloo County Pioneers' Memorial Association, which is a branch of The Waterloo County Historical Society. Started with the sod turning ceremonies, June 24, 1924, the creation of the tower can be credit partly to the financial support of many individuals, some of them residing in distant parts of Canada and even the United States. Particular credit deserves to be given to Wm. H. Breithaupt, C.E., who suggested that the memorial be erected and oversa...
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Altona, Manitoba - Mennonite Educational Institute: An early photographic image of the Mennonite Educa...
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