The Vaccine Farm of Palmerston

The Vaccine Farm of Palmerston

The Vaccine Farm of Palmerston was established in 1885 by Dr. Alexander Stewart, a local physician. The Vaccine Farm was located on the south-west corner of Main Street and Queen Street at the east end of the town. Dr. Stewart established the Vaccine Farm in...
Norgan Theatre

Norgan Theatre

In 1947, George Norgan (Nahrgang), a successful Vancouver businessman with roots in Palmerston, recognized the lack of leisure opportunities in his home town. He addressed this situation with a personal donation of $50,000 for the construction of a movie theatre, the...
Imperial Hotel

Imperial Hotel

In 1936, the Imperial Hotel was set for wrecking. As the wrecking date drew near, the Palmerston Observer kept the town updated on the progress. Below are some articles taken from the Palmerston Observer, which illustrate a piece of the Imperial Hotel’s history....