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The Dr. Kent G. Ellis Heritage Park

   The Dr. Kent G. Ellis Heritage Park was officially opened in June of 2008 and is located at 4247 Hopedale Road. The park was named in honor of longtime resident and doctor to area residents, Dr. Kent Ellis. Funding for the space was raise through the cooperation of Federal and Provincial governments as well as the generous support of donors and volunteers.

This beautiful green space is adjacent to the Confederation trail and is home a large gazebo, numerous benches, picnic tables as well as an observation deck on a lower 1000 foot trail the runs along the river. Throughout the park there are a number of interpretive signs sharing the history of the community with visitors.

The park is home to many events each year; please check the news and event page calendar for upcoming events.  Event details can also be found on our Facebook and Instagram pages. If you would like to book the park for an event or wedding, please contact the Municipal office at 902-621-2170 or email at

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