The Carillon Tower was dedicated on June 17th, 1925 in honor of the service men from Norfolk County killed in World War I. The structure is 60 feet in height by 22 feet square. It is made of Hagersville limestone and trimmed with carved Indianna stone. It includes 23 bells weighing over 8,000 pounds.
Other History nearby:
(Port Rowan) Backus Heritage Conservation Area
(Brantford) Bell Memorial
(Simcoe) Carillon Tower
(Ingersoll) Cheese Factory Museum/Sports Museum
(Dunkirk) Dunkirk Historical Lighthouse
(Dunkirk) Dunkirk Historical Museum
02/26 Coming to The Simcoe area
Buffalo Greek Fest Buffalo NY May31-June2 Acquaint yourselves with our Greek Orthodox Church. Step into our culture and experience the sights, sounds and tastes of the birthplace of democracy – Greece. Enjoy the Greek food, feel the rhythm of the music, and dance a little!
Italian American Summer Festival Berea OH June28-30 Bocce tournament, dancing with live entertainment at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds.
Scandinavian Folk Festival Gerry NY July19-21 Swedish Food Every Day, Expanded Lecture Program, Feature Length Swedish Movies (with English subtitles), A Celebration of Hans Christian Anderson.
Sorrento Cheese Buffalo Italian Heritage Festival Buffalo NY August1-4 Cultural demonstrations including Tarantella Italian street dancers, Grape Stomping contests, Sicilian puppet shows. Second largest Italian street festival in the country.
Cleveland Garlic Festival Cleveland OH September7-8 Great music, great food, great fun.