1972-08-02Artist Kelly Richardson was born.  
2017-08-16Fire destroys most of Trinity Baptist Church
  • Read the Gazette to shed some light on the subject of history.

  •  “I feel that we’re all lighthouses, and my job is to shine my light as brightly as I can to the darkness.” –  Jim Carrey (former Burlington resident)

  • Burlington as we know it today is rich in history and modern traditions of many FirstNations and the Metis. From the Anishinaabeg to the Haudenosaunee, and the Metis -our lands spanning from Lake Ontario to the Niagara Escarpment are steeped inlndigenous history. The territory is mutually covered by the Dish with One Spoon Wampum Belt […]

  • BHS member Nicola Thomson created this video entitled “The True History of Burlington, Ontario by Untold Stories”

  • Longtime Burlington resident David Craig has produced some wonderful short videos using old Burlington photos from the history collection. Check out some of the videos on YouTube.

  • Thanks to a combined effort by the Burlington Historical Society, Heritage Burlington and the City our historic EdwardVII fountain has been refurbished and returned to Civic Square.  Doesn’t it look great?  Restored back to its former glory.

  • Despite people urging us to stay at home during the pandemic lock-down, we’re still allowed to go get a bit of exercise – as long as it is done locally and safely.

  • The Burlington Historical Society (BHS) is a registered charity, founded in 1899 and has been serving the community for over 50 years as an affiliated member of the Ontario Historical Society.

  • Here is a promotional video we made in 2005 for our Brant Inn DVD.

  • A great treat! Frank and helpers created a website and podcast retelling his life and the early years of Burlington.