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Field Day, Willowbank Farm, Photo Courtesy of Karen Richardson

The Middleport Heritage Society is active year round. Find out about some of our upcoming activities below, or follow us on Facebook for regular updates.  And enjoy pictures of our past events.

UPCOMING EVENTS

COLLECTOR PLATES FROM THE ESTATE OF
GEORGE McMASTER

GET YOUR COOKBOOK BEFORE THEY ARE ALL SOLD OUT!
MIDDLEPORT HERITAGE SOCIETY COOKBOOK - NOW AVAILABLE - $15.00
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The Middleport Heritage Society is proud to announce our cookbook, Treasured Family Recipes.  It feature 250 treasured family recipes from many local families, as well as old photos and stories -  Memories of Middleport.  Not your usual cookbook. 

Our cookbook is in commemoration of the Middleport Women's Institute's 1923 cookbook entitled Selected and Tried Recipes.  A number of excerpts from this cookbook are featured throughout.

The cookbook is now available!  If you are interested in purchasing one for yourself or as a gift and would like to place your order, please contact Joyce Osinga - secretary@middleportheritage.ca. The cost is $15.00 each.

Proceeds of the cookbook will go towards the restoration and maintenance of the Middleport Church.  Your support is greatly appreciated!

PAST EVENTS

MIDDLEPORT CEMETERY DECORATION SERVICE
SUNDAY, JUNE 30, 2024
2:00 pm
1159 HWY 54, MIDDLEPORT, ON

St. Paul's Chapel Easter Service, April 7, 2024
(Sponsored by the Chapel's Trustees)

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Rev. Jann Brooks & Rev. Deacon Nancy McBride

George Rose & Earla Harvey played a beautiful duet -  You Lift Me Up

 MHS 4TH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 

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Congratulations to this year's Heritage Conservations Award Recipients, Suzanne and Calvin Hager!

Join our Facebook Page - "Middleport Heritage Society - Group" to help solve our
Heritage Week History Mysteries!

St. Paul's Chapel Traditional Christmas Lessons and Carol Service
Sunday, December 10, 2023

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CHRISTMAS CRAFT SALE

Saturday, November 18, 2023

Drop by the Middleport Heritage Society table, say Hi and get your copy of our cookbook, Treasured Family Recipes!  We will also be selling crocheted baby blankets, stocking stuffers and honey!  All proceeds to to the Middleport Heritage Society!

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MIDDLEPORT CHURCH
COMMUNITY HARVEST HOME SERVICE
OCTOBER 15, 2023

 

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MIDDLEPORT CHURCH
CEMETERY DECORATION SERVICE
JULY 9, 2023 - 2:00 pm

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The Middleport Church Trustees are happy to announce that the annual Cemetery Decoration Service at Middleport Church will be held on Sunday, July 9 @ 2 pm. We welcome The Rev. Cannon David Linn from St. Paul's Anglican Church, Caledonia, who will be officiating for us for the first time.

Food bank donations are gratefully accepted.

We look forward to seeing you there!

MIDDLEPORT CHURCH OPEN HOUSE  
JULY 1, 2023 - 1:30 - 3:30 pm

In conjunction with the County of Brant's Grand Opening of the TF Warren Group Cainsville Community Centre, the Middleport Heritage Society will have an informative display at the Community Centre - 15 Ewart Ave, Brantford (Cainsville) - 11:30 am - 2:00 pm. 

Please drop by the Community Centre to visit us and see the amazing new facility. 

 

Then drop by the church to see the renovations to date and to get your copy of the MHS Cookbook!  The Middleport Church structure will be open for tours and will be offering our cookbooks for sale - 1:30-3:30 pm.

 1159 Hwy 54, Caledonia (Middleport) - Between Caledonia and  Brantford

MIDDLEPORT HERITAGE SOCIETY BOARD MEETING
Thursday, May 25, 2023

The Middleport Heritage Society will be at the Caledonia Lions Craft Show on Sunday, April 30/23!  We will be selling our cookbooks and crocheted baby blankets.  All proceeds to the MHS.

Please drop by and say Hi!

Congratulations to this year's Conservation Award winners - Alva Brennan and John Douglas

President Mary Anne Workman Rose presents outgoing Board Member, Brian Coleman, with his Certificate of Appreciation.  Thank you, Brian!

MIDDLEPORT HERITAGE SOCIETY BOARD MEETING
Saturday, March 4, 2023

Local History Road Show
Thurs
day, February 23, 2023

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Middleport Heritage Society Presentation:  Local History Roadshow at the Country of Brant Library, Paris Branch.

Thursday, February 23, 7:00-8:00 pm,

12 William St, 2nd Flr., Paris, ON.

MHS President Mary Anne Workman Rose presenting on the History & Architecture of the Middleport Church

Celebrate Canadian Heritage Week and learn about local history topics via lightning lectures presented by local history organizations. This year's theme: Architecture. 

MIDDLEPORT CHURCH TRADITIONAL CHRISTMAS SERVICE
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2022

 

 

HARVEST HOME & BAPTISMAL SERVICE

Sunday, October 16, 2022

ONONDAGA ON THE GRAND CRAFT SALE SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2022
9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Onondaga Community Hall
42 Brantford St.,
Hamlet of Onondaga

Middleport Heritage Society Yard Sale
September 24, 2022
Thank you to everyone who came out to make our 2nd Annual Yard Sale a success!

Congratulations! to Jennifer who won our Guess the Jelly Bean Contest!

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MHS BOARD MEETING - JULY 28/22

The MHS Board Meeting was held on Thursday, July 28, 2022, 6:00 - 8:00 pm, at the Middleport Church.

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Church Decoration Service - June 19, 2022

Thank you to everyone who came out on Father's Day to celebrate our first public church service in over 2 years and to place flowers on the graves in loving memory of friends and loved ones.

       MHS Quilt Show - May 15, 2022

MHS hosted a Quilt show at the Onondaga Community Hall with guest speaker Karen Richardson. 

Topic:  Wrapped in Secrets

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