Things to see and do - Brantford
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Named for Six Nations chef Joseph Brant, this manufacturing city, located on the banks of the Grand River, is also famous as the family home of inventor Alexander Graham Bell and birthplace of hockey great Wayne Gretzky. Once a manufacturing centre, Brantford saw its major industries, based on farm equipment, collapse in the late 20C. Recently, Ontario’s strong economy has brought in new employment, while residents have striven to develop tourist attractions and beautify the city.
Tourist attractions Brantford : Things to see and do
184 Mohawk St.
This centre maintains a museum. Note in particular the Iroquoian pipes and beaded Ojibway bags and pouches with their intricate floral designs. A highlight is the Constitution of the League of Five Nations (1452) made of shell beads and string. The r..
440 Mohawk St.
This palisaded settlement of a small Iroquoian village in the late 1600s. Try to find your way through the confusing entry maze, a protection against the elements and animals. Inside, a longhouse with built-in wooden bunk beds is surrounded by drying..