Wednesday, April 15, 2015
While the presbytery has been around for more than 160 years in Brussels, the building which currently holds Melville Presbyterian Church is turning 100 this year and a celebration is planned at the century-old building this weekend.
Saturday, March 21, 2015
Brussels early landmark now forgotten
Saturday, March 21, 2015
Like most area municipalities, hotels were in abundance in Brussels during its early years. A story in The London Free Press of Feb. 15, 1964, by Leon Cantelon, indicated that by 1863, what was then known as Ainleyville, had two hotels...
Saturday, March 21, 2015
The Crystal Palace was, for decades, an impressive central focus for the annual Brussels Fall Fair. It was May 1906 when the East Huron Agricultural Society decided...
Saturday, March 21, 2015
Brussels was one of 111 Ontario towns to receive a library courtesy of Andrew Carnegie s generosity. After selling the Carnegie Steel Company to JP Morgan for $500 million...
Saturday, March 21, 2015
Brussels Town Hall lasted 13 years shy of a century before it was torn down due to safety concerns.
Saturday, March 21, 2015
Brussels has hosted its fair share of dentists, starting in 1887 and carrying through to the Brussels Medical Dental Centre of modern times.
Saturday, March 21, 2015
Now sitting at 15.8 acres, Brussels Cemetery is Morris Township s largest and most frequently-used cemetery.
Saturday, March 21, 2015
They were the men of law and order. But they were also the men who tended the fire, shipped stock, weighed coal, swept streets, hitched the horses to the fire wagon and rang the town bell. Where today small communities get by without the constant...
Saturday, March 21, 2015
Brussels has been along for awhile and has seen its fair share of organizations spring up. Unfortunately, not all of them survived.
Saturday, March 21, 2015
With the progress of man and machine, the Brussels of today, has fortunately not seen the devastation of major fires too many times. During the years, it had its share, however. Between 1860...
Saturday, March 21, 2015
The old brick home, which is the centre of Kerr Apartments, at the corner of Turnberry and Hawkes St. was one of the most beautiful landmarks in Brussels. Though it is not known when the house was built, it has been traced back to...
Saturday, March 21, 2015
During Brussels long history, its residents have volunteered and in some cases died for their country and their freedom.
Saturday, March 21, 2015
The official opening of the new Brussels Public School as chronicled by the Brussels Post in its Jan. 19, 1961 edition.
Saturday, March 21, 2015
The Brussels Legion received its charter in 1931, and had a tough start, with not many...
Saturday, March 21, 2015
Jack Thynne, also known as The Kansas Farmer, made Brussels laugh, according to Shelby Crawford in the Citizen s Homecoming Edition, July 27, 2007.
Saturday, March 21, 2015
The following memories of Brussels by Graham Work, then 85 years old, were published in the Brussels Homecoming Issue of The Citizen on July 26, 2007. Work had never lived more than a short jaunt from Brussels.
Saturday, March 21, 2015
A list of villages from Morris Township courtesy of The Brussels Post - Morris Township 125th Anniversary edition 1981.