Town of Minto Cultural Mapping

Palmerston Branch - Wellington County Library

Address
265 Bell Street
City
Palmerston
Province
Ontario
Country
Canada
Postal Code
N0G 2P0
Contact Name
Barbara Burrows
Phone
519-343-2142

The Palmerston Library is located on the corner of Bell and James Street. Its features include spacious reading areas and readily available access to computers.

Cultural Mapping By: OSIM Interactive
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The Town of Minto is pleased to present

This window is a guide for you to make the most our of your Treasures of Minto experience.  All site features are detailed here to aid your investigations.

Minto Map

Treasures of Minto is a mapping of the culturally significant points of interest in the Town.  Each location has been plotted on the map using GPS coordinates and applied one of our cultural filters.  Not only can you learn about the many cultural points in the Town of Minto, but you can also read about our coming events and become a regional historian through our folklore.

This window is a guide for you to make the most our of your Treasures of Minto experience.  All site features are detailed here to aid your investigations.

You can view this guide at any time on our map by simply pressing the “?” icon  in the top right corner.

Once you’ve browsed our interactive map, why not come and see our many sites in person?

Happy exploring!

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Treasures of Minto makes it easy to browse and learn about the Town’s many cultural features.

We have identified all of our locations with a cultural theme, as listed below. You can select or deselect any of the filters at the bottom of your page, which narrows or expands your results accordingly. Your results will show on the right listings as well as on the map.

Cultural Venues in the Town of MintoVenue Map PointWhen the Venues box is ticked, any location that is considered to be a culturally significant venue such as an arena or theatre will show on the map.

Natural Heritage in the Town of MintoNatural Heritage Map PointThe Town of Minto is full of natural beauty just waiting to be seen. Minto’s many trails as well as agricultural and horticultural wonders can be found in this category.

Cultural Businesses in the Town of MintoEnterprising Culture Map PointsCulture is so much a part of day-to-day life that many of us have turned it into a living. This is where you will find listings of some of our great shops, artisans and restaurants.

Heritage Sites in the Town of MintoCultural Heritage Map PointsMinto has some absolutely fascinating heritage features, and this is where you’ll find them all in one place. Celebrate our diverse history with us!

Community Groups in the Town of MintoCommunity Groups Map PointsOur many clubs, guilds and societies give so much to our Town and Minto and it wouldn’t be what it is today without its amazing volunteers.  Find out about them here.

Historic Sites in The Town of MintoHistoric Sites Map PointsFind out about Minto’s days gone by checking this box. Here we pay homage to the builders of the past with our listing of historical plaques and cemeteries

Using The Map

Using the Treasures of Minto map is a simple process.

Because it’s built with the Google Maps Application Programming Interface (API), using the Treasures map is just as easy as using Google Maps and contains many of the same features.  For instance, you can still use the following tools to manipulate your map view:

  • Zoom +/-
  • Drag to move
  • Street View
  • Map view or satellite view

The Treasures of Minto map also has some new features to help you navigate our cultural locations:

  • A “Zoom in to Regions” feature that immediately zooms the map to one of our three regions, Clifford, Harriston or Palmerston
  • Multiple listings on the map show in a single icon with the number of locations therein.  To view these separately and geographically, zoom in using the tool or by clicking on the number icon.
  • Hovering over icons will provide a summary of that location
  • To view the details of a location indicated by an icon, simply click it to show the associated locations in the right-hand display

Using The Location Display

Depending on how you have refined your map by selecting categories, your results will not only show on the map but also in the right-hand locations display.  From here you can select a specific cultural point and a detailed expanded window will open up.  But do not worry if you want to go back or have lost your way, there are always breadcrumbs to take you back home again.

Below is an example of what you will find when you click a location:

You may also refine your options by searching for words or towns, as indicated above.

Have a look around and view the beautiful photos and videos, and when you see something that you like make sure to share it on Facebook or Twitter!