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SwedeTown Heritage Event Cancelled - Due to Weather

Posted on Wednesday, September 21, 2022 01:36 PM

Historical Panel unveiling – Wednesday, September 21, 2022 scheduled at 2:00 p.m., has been cancelled due to the inclement weather. The event will be rescheduled for a later date.

Thank You for Your Understanding - Municipal Heritage Advisory Committee


Historical Unveiling - SwedeTown

Posted on Monday, September 19, 2022 09:39 AM

Gravenhurst, ON Please join Mayor Kelly, members of Council and the Gravenhurst Municipal Heritage Committee (MHC) on Phillip Street East in the heart of Swedetown at the eastern most entrance to Gull Lake Park as they unveil an interpretive panel that celebrates this wonderful heritage.

Between 1880 and 1910 over 40 families came to Gravenhurst from the Scandinavian countries of Norway, Sweden, Denmark, and Iceland. They built their homes near each other in an area east of Muskoka Road between...

New Cemetery Requirements

Posted on Friday, September 16, 2022 02:08 PM

Gravenhurst, ON – In an effort to preserve the safety, upkeep and aesthetics of Town-operated cemeteries, the Town is proactively working to educate the public on our new cemetery requirements as outlined in the recently amended Cemetery By-law.

The Town understands the need to properly memorialize loved ones and is respectful of our departed. These changes to the Cemetery By-law are intended to provide clarity and consistency, for both visitors of our cemeteries and for Town staff that maintain...

Book of Condolences for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Posted on Tuesday, September 13, 2022 03:33 PM

Mayor QueenTown Offering an Opportunity for Residents to Share their Condolences

Gravenhurst, ON - Those looking to share their feelings over the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II can now do so at Gravenhurst Town Office until Wednesday, September 21st.

The Town is providing a book of condolences that recognizes the long-serving monarch who passed away last week at the age of 96.

The book is located in the main lobby at the Gravenhurst Municipal Office at 3-5 Pineridge Gate and available for...

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