34 Myrtleville Dr., Brantford Ontario N3V 1C2
This 1837 Georgia-style farmhouse was built by Allen Good, an Irish immigrant. It was home to four consecutive generations of the Good family. They would be renowed for their contributions in Canadian farming, educational accomplishments, and public life. In 1978 the Good family donated the main house, fully furnished with original artifacts, the surrounding outbuildings, 1913 house, and 5 1/2 acres to the Heritage Canada Foundation. The collection is a cross-section of the household items and farming tools which the Good family used over their years on the Myrtleville farmstead as well as some pieces of Anglo-Irish glass, silver and books which they brought with them from County Cork Ireland in 1837, and some pieces of furniture purchased in Montreal.
Other History nearby:
(Brantford) Bell Memorial
(Mississauga) Bradley House Museum
(Simcoe) Carillon Tower
(Ingersoll) Cheese Factory Museum/Sports Museum
(Thamesville) Fairfield Museum and Avenue of Peace
(London) Guy Lombardo Museum
08/12 Coming to The Brantford 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!
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.