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Abraham Erb’s Grist Mill

Throughout the City of Waterloo there are monu­ments, plaques and installations that pay homage to the citizens and industry that helped make Waterloo what it is today. One of these is the replica of Abra­ham Erb’s Grist Mill, which was constructed in 1997 as a tribute to the City’s first industry.

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The Legacy of the 1820 Log Schoolhouse: Part II

Where the Log Schoolhouse originally stood in Waterloo and where it was moved to prior to its final location in Waterloo Park is an interesting story. Also interesting is the “why.”

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The Legacy of the 1820 Log Schoolhouse: Part 1

I am often asked about the 1820 log schoolhouse that sits prominently in the centre of Waterloo Park and although I usually tell its early story, I rarely get to share how or why it came here or what happened to it once it did. I would like to rectify that.

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Memories of MacGregor / Albert Neighbourhood

“Location, location, location.” This real estate mantra was the reason we moved to the MacGregor-Albert neighbourhood in 1970.We were close to work, all manner of retail stores, public transportation, schools, public amenities such as a library and the city’s major park and recreation facilities.

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