Station Stories

Re Opening COVID-19 Precautions

Re Opening COVID-19 Precautions

Palmerston Railway Heritage MuseumCOVID – 19 - Rules for the Safe Use of the Museum On June 12, 2020 the government of Ontario lifted restrictions, allowing museums to operate in Stage 2 of the Phase 2 Re-opening plan. The purpose of these rules is to ensure the...

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Norwell District Secondary School

Norwell District Secondary School

Norwell District Secondary School, formerly known as Palmerston High School and often simply called Norwell or NDSS, serves an area of approximately 500 km² and celebrated its 75th anniversary in 2015.

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The Station

The Station

Read a brief history of the Palmerston Railway Station and how it has survived for more than 140 years.

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Verdun S. Woyce

Verdun S. Woyce

Palmerston-born Verdun Stanley Woyce worked as a member of the Bridge & Building group on the CNR.

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The ‘Old 81’ Engine

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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Robert J. Wilson

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

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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John Burns Mallett

John Burns Mallett

John Burns Mallett enlisted in the Royal Canadian Air Force in 1940, and attained the rank of Flight Sergeant by the time of his death in 1943.

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

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