September 24th 2014
Honouring the Mississaugas - Interpretive Plaque Unveiling
Sunday September 28, 2014, 11:00am
Stavebank Road S. at the Harbour, Port Credit
Heritage Mississauga invites you to join us in the celebration of over 200 years of history, as we unveil a commemorative interpretive plaque dedicated to the members of the Mississaugas who participated in the signing of Treaty 13-A, on August 2nd, 1805.
Treaty 13-A was signed between the Native Mississauga and the British Crown at the mouth of the Credit River at the Government Inn. The four Mississauga Chiefs who signed the treaty were: Quennepenon, Chechalk, Okamepenesse and Wabukanyne.
The ceremony will include an official opening by Elder Garry Sault.
Bringing opening remarks on behalf of the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation Chief and Council: Councillor Stacey LaForme.
September 22nd 2014
The Toronto Scottish Regiment became the first military unit to be granted Freedom of the City in Mississauga on September 20th, 2014. Please see the following article from the Mississauga News for more information:
September 9th 2014
Harold Shipp (1926-2014)
Considered to be one of the founding fathers of Mississauga, Harold Shipp passed away after a brief illness at Mississauga Hospital on September 7th. Shipp, whose family business, Shipp Corporation Limited, was one of the first builders in Mississauga, was a father, grandfather and great grand-father.
For more, please see the Mississauga News article:
August 21st 2014
Three Fires Homecoming Pow Wow and Traditional Gathering
August 23rd and 24th, 2014
New Credit Indian Reserve
R.R. #6, Hagersville, ON
June 2nd 2014
One of the last vestiges of Mississauga’s agricultural past, the Hustler Farm, hangs on. Originally settled by Jacob Scott in 1820s, and owned by the Hustler family since 1838 (over 175 years), this wonderful article by Wendy Gillis of the Toronto Star highlights the remarkable story of the family farm, and what is, perhaps, its declining years.1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25