Recent articles

Meaford's Sykes Street Development - the facts
A local business and downtown building owner's perspective on Sykes development
Already gone. What we've lost forever, and how it can happen again.
Cherished places worth fighting for
Pillars and Pediments Musings on the advantages of heritage preservation
Recipe for a livable community
What is heritage conservation? A brief overview
Why heritage preservation is good for business in Meaford




What Meaford is doing about heritage
Meaford's Official Plan and other important documents
Meaford heritage success stories







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Meaford's Heritage Success Stories

We'd like to recognize those property owners who have made efforts to renovate and restore heritage Meaford buildings, and maybe others can be inspired and learn from these successes. This is by no means a professional or academic survey, but merely our observations. We'll be adding to these, and please feel free to submit your success story.


100 Mile Market
When owners David Harper and Barb Kay bought Trowbridge Place, this remarkable, one-of-a-kind building... more

Meaford Hall
Meaford Hall is so obviously a success it seems unnecessary to mention it. But not that long ago, it... more

Meaford Museum
The Meaford Museum was opened in July of 1961 in the town's old (1895) pump house, which was being used... more

Old Net Shed
Meaford's Net Shed is a modest, weathered building on the west side of the harbour. Built in the late... more

Pentecostal Church
When the Pentecostal Church congregation added a separate section to the front lobby of the church, along... more

Stedmans Department Store
Years ago, Stedmans Department Store owner George Potopynk invested in a restoration of the ornate "streaky... more
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