Air Canada Flight 621 Crash Site
Air Canada Flight 621, a Douglas DC8 CF-TIW, crashed into a farm field on July 5, 1970 at approximately 8:05am. All 100 passengers and 9 flight crew perished. In 2013, the site was designated as a cemetery with a plaque of all 109 victims names, 109 marker stones and a memorial garden all dedicated to the memorial.
Address: Rear of Purple Lilac Park, 70 Degrey Drive
Located in the heart of Downtown Brampton, Alderlea is an iconic heritage building. Alderlea, meaning meadow of Alder trees, was constructed circa 1867 for Kenneth Chisholm, businessman, political figure and son-in-law of John Elliott, a founding father of Brampton.
Augsburg Lutheran Church
Augsburg Lutheran Church was the first Lutheran Church in Brampton. It was organized to serve the small German population in 1960. After meeting in various halls in Brampton, the congregation built it's church in 1963 at the Mill St. S. location. Over the years we have grown and expanded and serve the wider population of Brampton.
Beaux Arts Brampton
Beaux Arts Brampton is a volunteer driven, artist run gallery that serves as a premier exhibition space for emerging to established visual & multi-media artists and photographers. Beaux Arts features bright gallery spaces, a boutique gift shop, and 2nd floor creative business studios, in the heart of downtown Brampton. The centre unites artist members and the creative audience in the spirit of fostering and celebrating the arts, together.
Address: 70-74 Main St. N
The Brampton Armoury is one of eleven drill halls built in Ontario between 1876 and 1918. The armoury was recognized as a Federal Heritage Building in 1991 and listed on the Canadian Register of Historic Places in 2008.The Lorne Scots have been serving the community of Peel and have been located in Brampton since 1866 and continue to train out of the armoury, The Lorne Scots currently represent the community with 150 Canadian Armed Forces soldiers serving in Brampton.
Brampton Curling Club
The building was initially owned by the Peel County Agricultural Society and used for the Brampton Fall Fair and leased by the Brampton Curling Club during the winter months. The curling programs exist today and continue to be supported by many of the original agriculture members. The Brampton Curling Club was founded in 1880 and proudly exhibits its logo in this beautiful facility now owned by the City of Brampton.
Brampton Transit Sandalwood Facility
Brampton is home to one of the fastest growing transit systems in Canada, with ridership at 31 million in 2018. Founded in 1976, Brampton Transit currently operates 70 routes, including five bus rapid transit (BRT) lines, four express routes, 16 school routes, and one GO Transit shuttle route.
In 2008, Brampton Transit officially opened its Sandalwood Transit facility and earlier this year completed its final expansion project. The Sandalwood Transit facility represents an award-winning transit system that focuses on customer service, provides seamless connections to GO Transit, TTC, York Region and Mississauga Transit and the growth of Brampton and its commitment to being a green city.
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Address: 130 Sandalwood Pkwy
The cornerstone was laid in 1906. Between 1881 and 1917, Carnegie financed the construction
of 156 free libraries across Canada and thousands more around the world. Like most of Carnegie’s libraries, this building is an example of the classical Beaux Arts architectural style, and is characterized by an elaborate entranceway along with heavy, classically inspired ornamentation
Central Public School
Central Public School is one of the oldest surviving public schools in downtown Brampton. Associated with the early development of public education in Brampton the Central School site was continuously used for educational purposes for nearly 130 years.
The site and building continue to serve the Brampton public as a community centre. The Brampton School Board named several schools after teachers and principals from Central Public School, including Agnes Taylor, Ms. Beatty, Ms. Flemming and T.M. McHugh, in recognition of their longstanding contributions to the community.
Address: 24 Alexander St.
Christ Church Brampton is the oldest Anglican congregation in Brampton (c 1851). Christ Church is now in it's 3rd location having moved here in 1884. Regimental church of the Lorne Scots with retired Regimental Colours of 36th Peel Battalion and Peel & Dufferin Regiment.
Address: 4 Elizabeth St. N
Cyril Clark Library Lecture Hall and Theatre
Cyril Clark Library Lecture Hall is a 184-seat theatre home to many community groups and music schools. Recently renovated to create an updated, affordable option for smaller-scale performances and rehearsal space, the venue is located in the Heart Lake area of Northwest Brampton across from the Loafer's Lake Recreation Centre, near the intersections of Sandalwood Parkway and Conestoga Boulevard.
Address: 20 Loafers Lake Lane
Grace United Church Brampton
Grace United Church: When Brampton expanded to over 2,500 people, the church congregation needed a larger space. In 1864 t he Brampton Wesleyan Church Building Society was formed and soon after the land we now know as 156 Main St. was purchased for $250. Grace United is the oldest church in Brampton, built as a Wesleyan Methodist church in 1867 and extensively renovated in 1889. Enjoy the 40 stained glass windows, the gallery with its iron railing, and the wonderful woodwork. The exterior brickwork and tower of this outstanding example of Gothic Revival architecture have been restored. Our beautiful Casavant organ was installed in 1924, a gift from the Duggan family in memory of those who served in World War I.
Address: 156 Main St. N
Historic Bovaird House
Historic Bovaird House is furnished to reflect the Victorian era from 1840 to 1910. While the fully restored Pendergast Log House and it's furnishings hi-light the life-style of our early settlers from the 1825 to 1875 period in our history.
Address: 563 Bovaird Dr. E
Jamiat Ul Ansar of Brampton / Great Lake Mosque
The Jamait Ul-Ansar/Great Lakes Mosque reflects the growing Muslim-Canadian community in Brampton by providing Muslims with a place of worship, prayer, reflection, learning, counselling, and charitable care. It is also a place where people from all faith (or no faith) backgrounds can learn about the religion of Islam in an open and peaceful forum. This facility is also home to many different and diverse ethnic, cultural, and linguistic backgrounds. The members and congregants are proud to be part of an inclusive and multicultural city where we can take part in our shared experiences as citizens of Brampton and learn about all the communities that are present here.
Address: 291 Great Lakes Dr.
Located in the Bramalea Civic Centre, Lester B. Pearson Theatre, affectionately known as LBP, has been home to community organizations and productions since 1973. Through Brampton's Vision 2040 and the Culture Master Plan, the City has established a community-driven vision for the future of arts and culture in the city. These guiding documents call for investment in cultural and community spaces, including the Lester B. Pearson Theatre.
Lorne Scots Regimental Museum
The Lorne Scots Regimental Museum is part of the old Brampton fire hall which was constructed in 1854. The building has been occupied by the Lorne Scots for a number of years. The Museum itself was opened in 1980 and has a large collection of historical military artifacts and articles showcasing the rich history of the regiment and the residents of Brampton who have volunteered their service in various conflicts.
Located in front of Old Fairgrounds Park, the Memorial Arena is a significant heritage building with a structurally complex roof and original hinged wooden spectator seating and boxes. The arena was built to honour those who lost their lives in the Second World War, and contains the first artificial ice rink constructed in the City of Brampton.
Mount Pleasant Community Centre
The Mount Pleasant Recreation Centre is a restored historical Canadian Pacific Railway station that has been converted into a cultural facility in the Mount Pleasant Civic Square. Shared with the Peel District School Board and the local library, this landmark building is now an integral part of the community, connecting the past with the future.
Old Ebenezer Chapel
The Old Ebenezer Chapel was built by early settlers in 1858. It replaced the original straw and mud brick structure that previously stood on this site.
Address: 8999 The Gore Rd.
Peel Art Gallery, Museums + Archives
Peel Art Gallery, Museum + Archives (PAMA) is a place to explore and learn about Peel Region’s culture and heritage, as well as use conversation, questions and stories to help make new and fascinating connections to the surrounding community. Throughout the year, PAMA offers a variety of workshops and programs for all ages, families and adults. With so many different programs to choose from, PAMA has something for everyone. Operated by the Region of Peel, PAMA is located at 9 Wellington Street, East in Brampton.
Address: 9 Wellington St. E
St. Elias The Prophet Ukrainian Catholic Church
In rural Brampton, just on the outskirts of Toronto, built in 1995, the parish church of St. Elias the Prophet rises high on the Peel Plain above the Credit River Valley. Though this building was built in 1995, the parish community was started in 1976. The parish temple burned down on April 5, 2014 and has since been fully rebuilt. St. Elias Ukrainian Catholic Church is now fully reopen - come visit during Doors Open Brampton to see the rebuild church building.
Address: 10193 Heritage Rd.
St. Patrick's Church
St. Patrick's Church and cemetery is designated heritage structure under the Ontario Heritage Act, It is the second oldest church in the Archdiocese of Toronto.
Address: 11873 The Gore Rd.
St. Paul's United Church
The congregation of what is now St. Paul's United Church in Brampton had its beginning in 1828; small groups gathering in the home of John Elliott situated on the banks of the Etobicoke River and were then know as Primitive Methodists. In 1840 the first church was built at the corner of Queen and Chapel Streets.
On June 6, 1885 the cornerstone of the present structure was laid, J.S. Mallory & Son were the Architects. The building is constructed of rusticated credit valley brown stone with white facings and slate roofing in a fish design. Its sanctuary was architecturally designed to accommodate 1000 persons, behind which a two-story church school facility and church offices were embodied.
From Church Union in 1925, in which Methodists, Presbyterians and Congregationalists united in one common spiritual faith, came the founding of the United Church in Canada and St. Paul's United Church in Brampton.
Address: 30 Main St. S
The Rose is a magnificent performing arts centre and an iconic feature of Downtown Brampton. Acoustically remarkable, The Rose is the heart of performing arts in Brampton, showcasing the best in music, dance, comedy, theatre, and literature all year long. Featuring local artists and world-renowned performers, The Rose provides authentic opportunities for culture-lovers from Brampton and beyond to experience a wide range of talent in an extraordinary setting. The Rose has two performance spaces; the 868 seat Mainstage, and the intimate, 100 seat Studio II. Experience the power of live performance at The Rose – this is where Brampton comes to life.
Address: 1 Theatre Lane