Local History

Palmerston Railway Station History

The ‘Old 81’ Engine

One of Palmerston’s treasured landmarks, “Old 81” is a memorial to the days when “Iron Horses” were stabled within the Town.

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Town of Palmerston History

Norgan Theatre

The Norgan Theatre has provided entertainment to the movie lovers of the Minto community and area for almost 70 years.

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Imperial Hotel

As the wrecking date for the Imperial Hotel drew near, the Palmerston Observer kept the town updated on the progress.

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Palmerston Military History

Robert J. Wilson

Palmerston-born Robert J. Wilson achieved the rank of Warrant Office Class I Air Bomber as part of the 102 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force.

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William “Bill” McMillan

William “Bill” McMillan was a member of the Perth Regiment, and worked for the Canadian National Railway (CNR) at the freight sheds in Palmerston.

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Palmerston Local History

The Palmerston Railway Heritage Museum is a non-profit organization managed by volunteers.

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