Books and Brochures Available

Brochures are now available at Thorold’s Museum/Tourism Centre at Lock #7.

“Some Memories of the Italian Community of Thorold”

Prepared for Heritage Thorold by Nora A. Reid, Heritage Researcher

It is available from the Lock 7 Tourism Centre or by emailing the LACAC Secretary

Cost is $10.

“Where the Beavers Built Their Dams”

The Evolution of a Unique Cultural Heritage Landscape in Thorold, Ontario – by Sarah King Head – City Historian and Researcher.

A Canada 150 Publication – Published by heritage Thorold LACAC, October 2017; Forgotten history of Beaverdams brought back to life!

The book was launched at Thorold City Council October 3, 2017. Copies will be for sale at Thorold City Hall and the Thorold Museum at Lock #7. Price is $30. Monies from the sale of these books go to preserve Thorold’s heritage by way of their Heritage Reserve Fund.

Postcards Available

Two of our heritage churches

The Methodist Church at Beaver Dams

St. Paul’s Anglican Church

In addition, Heritage Thorold has issued five post cards (all drawings done by Jim Kerr) depicting sketches of designated properties. Sets of all of our post cards ave available at “The Post Office” – Shannon Passero – 18 Front St. North, and at the Tourism / Museum Centre, Thorold. Click to see larger versions.

DeCew House

Welland Mills


Calcott-Walker House

Kennedy-Ward House

Celebrating the Bicentennial of the War of 1812, Laura Secord – Catharine Mellor, artist.


“The Nostalgic Kitchen” – a 164-page cook book
by Pamela J.Minns

Cost is $10.

Available through the Friends of Beaverdams Church
contact :

All proceeds from the sale of this book go towards the restoration of Beaverdams Church.