Forgotten Places: Dominion Heating and Ventilating Co.

Forgotten Places: Dominion Heating and Ventilating Co.

Forgotten Places: Dominion Heating and Ventilating Co. When we posted the photo of the early two buildings on Sheffield Street, many would believe that it was from the early days of the Hespeler Wood Specialty Co. – a business that would go on to be synonymous...
The Beautiful Fakeness of Old Postcards

The Beautiful Fakeness of Old Postcards

The Beautiful Fakeness of Old Postcards Coloured postcards that we see floating around from years ago by were often black and white hand drawings or photographs. Typically these images were sent to places like India, Italy and Germany (where lithography was an art) to...
Latest Donation from the A.B. Jardine Family

Latest Donation from the A.B. Jardine Family

Latest Donation from the A.B. Jardine Family We received these donations from Jim MacKey in Lindsay, Ontario. Jim was married to a descendant of the Jardine family. The A.B. Jardine company served Hespeler and beyond for more than 90 years. The drill press and...
The Timbretones Now & Then

The Timbretones Now & Then

The Timbretones Now & Then Now & Then - 15 Tracks by The Timbretones https://hespelerheritagecentre.ca/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/Timbretones-15-tracks.mp3 The original Timbretones quartet was formed by four young guys, Sam Inglis, tenor, who is old enough to...
1996 Great Hespeler Reunion – Reunion

1996 Great Hespeler Reunion – Reunion

1996 Great Hespeler Reunion – Reunion July 5, 2021 marks the 25th Anniversary of 1996 Great Hespeler Reunion. We sit down with five remaining Committee members of the 1996 Great Hespeler Reunion to hear about experiences with this great Hespeler event. Listen to...
Forgotten Families

Forgotten Families

Forgotten Families This story first published Fall 2018 – Hespeler Happenings, Lary Turner Editor’s note: While researching the article on Riverbank Condos, the name McQuesten appeared. On mentioning the name, I was met with shrugs and blank stares by most...