Locations

Minto Heritage Plaque: Rev. Smithhurst

Reverend john Smithurst was ordained by the Church of England in 1939 and served as a missionary to the aboriginal people at the Red River Settlements in Manitoba for twelve years. He settled in the Township of Minto in 1852 when he was appointed Rector of St. John's Anglican church in Elora, Ontario.

Greenway Trail

The Greenway Trail winds through Harriston’s downtown and parks areas as it follows the contours of the Maitland River.

Harriston Train Station

The renovated Harriston Train Station serves as a seniors' centre and the location of the Harriston Farmers' Market. It is located on Arthur Street in Harriston.

Frank Lambier Court Dedication

Frank Lambier Court dedication ceremony in Palmerston with Mayor Bridge, Legion Branch 409 representatives and the Lambier family.

Rural Spoon

Rural Spoon Café is a small café located in the rural community of Palmerston. This delightful little café offers a delicious all-day breakfast menu, along with a variety of great lunch options including wraps, sandwiches, soups, salads and much more; not to mention some of the best homemade butter tarts in the area!

JAZ Image

JAZ Image is a professional photography company based out of Harriston.

Tuffy MacDougall

Don “Tuffy” MacDougall served “B” Troop of the 100th Light, Anti-Aircraft Battery out of
Guelph from March 1941 through “Cease Fire” May 8 1945 into September of 1945. The
100th was part of the 4th Canadian Infantry Division. Tuffy’s military story is mostly about
times with people away from the war and with those he served. He spoke less about combat
details. Those who knew Tuffy said he was about people and his experiences around them.

Palmerston Lions Club

Palmerston’s Lions Club has supported a multitude of community projects and charitable causes over their long history. Their largest contributions include the restoration of the Norgan Theatre and the construction of the Palmerston Lions Heritage Park.

Harriston Historical Society

The Harriston Historical Society works towards the preservation of local history. Their largest collection of historical documents and artifacts is located on the top floor of the Harriston Library.

Communities in Bloom Book 2017

View Minto's 2017 Communities in Bloom Book! Learn more about Minto's Floral Displays, Heritage, Landscaping, Environment, Waste Management, and more!

Town of Minto Optimist Club

The Town of Minto Optimist Club works with other community service clubs and groups to raise funds for local youth projects. Their primary fundraiser is the annual Palmerston Bobtail Truck, Car & Motorcycle Show.

Flowers to Fragrance Lavender Farm

Flowers to Fragrance is a lavender farm located on Highway 89, selling natural home and beauty products made from their plants. This family owned and operated business also offers field tours.

Harriston Bakery

Located in downtown Harriston, Harriston Bakery offers a mix of breads, buns, bagels, pies, cakes, donuts and other desserts.

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