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How the Sullivan Park Association started

How the Sullivan Park Association started

The Sullivan Park Association was a group of caring and concerned neighbours who used to "send in the clowns"
Welland Canal at Allanburg attacked 178 years ago this week

Welland Canal at Allanburg attacked 178 years ago this week

One lock was completely destroyed in 1841
The Camp House in Port Robinson

The Camp House in Port Robinson

The "Good Morning" series is featuring all 50 of Thorold's currently designated Heritage Properties
Front Street block fire sparks Thorold fire protection

Front Street block fire sparks Thorold fire protection

It was 166 years ago this week- after half of Front Street burned to the ground- that "The Thorold Protection Fire Company" was officially organized
Globe and Mail notes Thorold first

Globe and Mail notes Thorold first

'Moment in time' feature talks of electric rail in Toronto and notes the first in Canada was between Thorold and St. Catharines
Thorold woman wartime heroine

Thorold woman wartime heroine

Thorold's May Grenville was awarded a medal for serving at Verdun
Munro made mark on Thorold

Munro made mark on Thorold

Heritage Thorold provides insight into James Munro's prominence in the Thorold community
When St. John's residents formed a fire department

When St. John's residents formed a fire department

An entry in a brochure printed when Thorold hosted the Ontario Firefighters’ Convention in 1975 highlights how a dedicated group of St. John's residents raised money for--and built--Stn. 4, along with its equipment, to form a fire brigade.
Thorold nearly had a car factory

Thorold nearly had a car factory

This account of Thorold's near-miss with a car factory comes to us courtesy of Alun Hughes, History Made in Niagara.
Thorold Reed Band is born

Thorold Reed Band is born

The Thorold Reed Band bandshell series is underway on Wednesday nights in the Battle of Beaverdams Park. In this week's History Column, we take a look at how the Band was launched, from a chapter in Thorold, Township and Town, 1786-1932, published by John H. Thompson.