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    Explore the history of your community at the Dundas Museum & Archives. Create memories in our new barrier-free galleries with activities for all ages. Discover our new Education Centre. Make the Dundas Museum YOUR Museum! Visit us today!

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    Choose the historic 1873 Pirie House at the Dundas Museum & Archives for your next event. This bright, warm and fully accessible room is the perfect space for your family function or corporate gathering. Click HERE to learn more.

Dundas is a community tucked beneath the Niagara Escarpment in southern Ontario, Canada. It became incorporated as a town on July 28, 1847. Dundas today, with its picturesque downtown, heritage homes and tree lined streets, still echoes that time.

Informative, and fun! At the Dundas Museum & Archives, discover Dundas from the time of the glaciers’ slow carving of the valley through to today’s vibrant community. The experiences and impact of individuals along the way come alive through objects used in their every day lives. We invite you to visit and explore the stories of people and events that have shaped the Valley Town.

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The Dundas Soldiers' Memorial

In this blog post we introduce to our readers more details about life in Dundas just after World War I. A series of these posts will appear in commemoration of the centenary of  World War I.

 

Plans for the Soldiers Memorial began in earnest in 1919.

On Sunday December 21th, 1921, at precisely 2.30 in the afternoon, the Town of Dundas unveiled the magnificent Soldiers’ Memorial. The monument was erected to honour the dead of the South African War as well as the First World War. It features the figure of a soldier in bronze on top of a stone base with steps. Three sides of the memorial monument... [More]

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