You may be familiar with St. Catharines, but have you paid a visit to the community of Merritton?
From it's industrial and industrious beginnings, the town of Merritton enjoys a proud, rich history spanning almost 200 years.
Aside from being steeped in history and masquerading as make-believe small towns at Christmas-time, you may have also heard by now that Grimsby was named one of Canada's top cities by MacLean's.
Have you heard of the Village of Chippawa? Because if not, we would love to introduce you to the wonderful community that is located within the city of Niagara Falls, Ontario.
We have been proudly building in Niagara for over 40 years and sometimes (all the time), we like to reflect on some of our past communities that we really enjoyed constructing.
From it's industrial and industrious beginnings, the town of Merritton enjoys a proud, rich history spanning almost 200 years. It is also here that the Phelps family - whose future generations would found Phelps Homes - would secure their place in local history; playing a significant role in the development and construction of not only the first and second Welland Canals, but in the growth of a number of important canal-related industries as well.
Christmastime means two things:
1. It's the perfect time of year to make some hot cocoa, wrap yourself in a blanket, and watch a Christmas movie.
2. Niagara looks beautiful under a blanket of snow.
When you hear Smithville, you think:
village, quaint, quiet.
Have you ever driven past a street and wondered where its name came from? Why it was decided on?