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Year Round BRONTE FISHERMEN’S MEMORIAL
Bronte’s Heritage Waterfront Park, Bronte Rd. south of Lakeshore between Bronte Rd. and East St. (southwest Oakville)
Visit this impressive 6ft. high granite memorial along the path to the Bronte pier and lighthouse.
May-September Most summer afternoons – weather permitting, come down for an added treat. Hear tales about Bronte’s history as a commercial fishing village in the 19th century from local resident and volunteer historian Ken Pollock. To request a special talk for a group visit, call the BIA at 905-825-3258 and we will arrange it with Ken. Learn more about the history of Bronte Harbour by downloading the Bronte Fishermen’s Memorial – Facts and History brochure (pdf, 279 kB),
The Bronte Historical Society is a volunteer run non-profit charitable organization dedicated to preserving Bronte’s heritage and celebrating its past.
FREE Admission Donations gratefully accepted.
The mission of the Society is:
- To collect, organize and preserve material about Bronte and the surrounding area
- To promote awareness and appreciation of Bronte’s history
- To protect historic buildings of merit
The Board of Directors meets monthly. The Society holds general meetings, member gathering and fund raising events. It publishes a quarterly newsletter. The offices are at the Sovereign House.
From the QEW Hwy take the Bronte Road (Hwy 25) exit
Go South to Lakeshore Road and turn West
West River Street is the first street after you cross the bridge, go South about 1/4 km
There is a large free parking lot with a walking path to Sovereign House
Enjoy the Bronte Bluffs Park while visiting. Shop and Dine in Bronte Village minutes across the bridge.
While in Bronte Village, please also visit the Fishermen’s Memorial in Bronte Heritage Waterfront Park at the foot of Bronte Rd. and Ontario Street. (down steps from Bronte Boardwalk along pathway to Bronte Pier).