Nice turnout for Saturday’s Kingsmount-Bell Park heritage walk. Sidewalk stamps and a good stock of century homes make for an enjoyable walk even with zero temperatures.
Join the Kingsmount-Bell Park Community Action Network for a November Heritage Walk. The 2 -3 km walk will explore the unique heritage assets – the architecture, street names and sidewalk stamps – that tell stories of our collective past. Event: November Heritage WalkWhen: Saturday, November 12 1:30 pm- 3:30 pmMeet: Worthington Tot Lot, corner ofContinue reading “November Heritage Walk”
The Kingsmount-Bell Park CAN hosted Walk-the-Bell-Gift on Saturday. Hike leaders Paul Haynes and Peter Beckett explored the history of Bell Park and its changing landscape over the past 100 years. From the regreening program’s 10-millionth tree to fallback breccia from a 1.85 billion year old meteorite impact, I think W.J. Bell would be pleased. WatchContinue reading “Walk-the-Bell-Gift”
On February 19, 1926, W. J. Bell formally handed over to the Town of Sudbury the deeds to 110-acres of land that would be designated by council as Bell Park. We pass by or walk through the park regularly, but its story is seldom told. Join the Kingsmount-Bell Park CAN for Walk the Bell Gift,Continue reading “Walk the Bell Gift”
For nearly 30 years we have lived on Hyland Drive and Winchester Avenue. At this time of year the names Fred Hyland and Gordon Tough come to mind. Hyland Drive was named after Private Frederick John Hyland, son of Thomas and Ruby Hyland. He was killed in action in October 1918 while advancing towards theContinue reading “Lest we forget”
Date: Saturday, October 16, 2021Time: 1:00 – 3:00 pmMeeting location: Bell Park, Elizabeth Street parking lotLength: 2-3 km