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Heritage Presentations

Heritage Presentations from Heritage Mississauga

Heritage Mississauga offers a number of outreach programs and public presentations each year. The topics for our presentations, which are listed below, change over time. Each year we offer a variety of presentations.

Each talk is timed to approximately 50 minutes in length, but can be tailored for your required time allowance. Heritage Mississauga provides the presenter, with accompanying laptop and projector. The venue will need to provide a table, a 3-pronged extension cord, sceeen and microphone if required. The presentation fee is $50.

Please contact Heritage Mississauga to learn more about our presentations and our availability: 905-828-8411 ext.29 or email:

For educational school programs and curriculum-based programming, please contact the Museums of Mississauga at 905-615-4860 or visit


Heritage Mississauga 2017 presentation topics:

  • A Call to Arms: Mississauga Remembers the War of 1812
  • A Forgotten Past? Early Black Settlement in Historic Mississauga
  • Bullets, Bombs and Bomb Girls: Lakeview and The Arsenal Lands
  • Clarkson at the Crossroads
  • Defending the Border: Mississauga Remembers the Fenian Raids, 1866
  • Diamond in the Rough: The “Catholic Swamp” & early Irish Catholic Settlement in historic Mississauga
  • Flying Into History: Remembering the AVRO Arrow
  • Getting Around Mississauga: A History of Transportation
  • Identity Crisis: Naming Mississauga
  • Journey to the Past: The Lost Villages of Mississauga
  • Layers in Time: Remembering the Credit Mission Indian Village
  • Myth and History Combined: the Story of Santa Claus
  • Our Boys: Mississauga Remembers The Somme - First World War
  • Our Boys: Mississauga Remembers the Battle of Vimy Ridge - First World War
  • Paving the Way: Urbanization of Mississauga – Part 1
  • Paving the Way: Urbanization of Mississauga – Part 2
  • Shaping Mississauga: Biography of Our City
  • Tested by Fire: Remembering the Mississauga Train Derailment of 1979
  • The Darker Side: Stories of Murder, Mayhem and the Macabre from historic Mississauga
  • Ties that Bind: Confederation and historic Mississauga, 1867
  • Tracks Through Time: Historic Railways and Railway Stations
  • Warp and Weft of It: Stitching together the Barber Milling Enterprise of Barberton
  • Zap! A History of Hydro Electricity in Mississauga
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