Brampton Historical Society
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Brampton Historical Society
The Brampton Historical Society has a mandate is to Conserve, Celebrate and Promote Brampton's History and our continuing programs are designed to educate, preserve and enjoy the Heritage of Brampton and its surroundings.
- Has been officially recognized by City Hall.
- Has been granted Associate Membership in the Ontario Historical Society.
- Are the custodians of the historic CPR Railway Station since it was dismantled and we remain dedicated to the rebuilding and restoration of the station for future generations to enjoy.
- Acquired and restored the Historic 1857 Bristow Fitzgerald Map of the Town of Brampton which now resides in the Peel Heritage Complex.
- Are responsible for the repair of the tower clock atop the 1888 'Dominion Building' [the designated heritage landmark at Queen & Main]. After years of neglect the clock is now monitored on an ongoing basis. Incidentally, the clock's works were manufactured by the same company that made the Great Clock of St Paul’s Cathedral in London.
- In 2004 the Brampton Historical Society created The Paul Hunt Bursary Award open to any student who is a resident of Brampton, graduating from a public or separate secondary school within the Region of Peel and who has been accepted into an accredited Canadian post-secondary institution and who intends to major in Canadian history or related subjects.
Brampton Canadian Pacific Railway Station
The Brampton Historical Society is dedicated to the preservation, restoration and suitable re-use of the old Brampton CPR Station.Brampton's CPR Station
The station was in danger of being torn down in 1995 when, as a last resort, members of the Brampton Historical Society photographed it, measured it, numbered the bricks and dismantled it. It has been in storage on private property ever since, awaiting an appropriate proposal to restore it.
To help restore the Brampton Canadian Pacific Railway Station, please visit the Brampton Historical Society.
Paul Hunt Bursary for Secondary Students
The Paul Hunt Bursary of $500 is open to any student who is a resident of Brampton, graduating from a public or separate secondary school within the Region of Peel and who has been accepted into an accredited Canadian post-secondary institution and who intends to major in Canadian history or related subjects. For more information, please visit the Brampton Historical Society.
Join the Brampton Historical Society
Membership includes all their events and their information packed newsletter "Buffy's Corner". To join the Brampton Historical Society, please visit their membership page.