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...
The Glick’s Block Demolition

The Glick’s Block Demolition

The Glick’s Block Demolition by Lary Turner The Glick’s Block, 2-10 Queen St. West, located at the corner of Queen St. and Adam St., has now been razed and a new development will rise in its place. It was originally a frame commercial block; built by the...
Hespeler’s Scottish Connection

Hespeler’s Scottish Connection

Hespeler’s Scottish Connection Hespeler Heritage Centre was recently made aware of a forgotten piece of Hespeler’s history. At the end of May 2010, an elderly gentleman, Adam Houston, visited the Hespeler Heritage Centre to deliver a number of documents,...
Dominion Woollens Pay Rates in 1951

Dominion Woollens Pay Rates in 1951

Dominion Woollens Pay Rates in 1951 In order to encourage new recruits, Dominion Woollens and Worsteds Ltd had to tell their story far and wide. This slide is from a 1951 company presentation to potential new recruits to help staff the Mill.  You can see that they...
Hespeler and its Reunions – 1996

Hespeler and its Reunions – 1996

Hespeler and its Reunions – 1996 This video from 1996 is a great look back at our 1996 Reunion as well an overview right back to the beginning (pre-Hespeler Village). Enjoy! Search for: Recent Posts Krueger Butcher Shops General Stores Love is in the Air The Nut...
What’s in a Logo?

What’s in a Logo?

What’s in a Logo? Keeping the Town of Hespeler’s brand alive  Hespeler Heritage Centre new logo in 2020 Hespeler Township Corporate Logo Early 1900’s We’ve adopted a new/old logo for the Hespeler Heritage Centre. To keep the history alive,...