To The Haldimand Press
SELKIRK—Heritage Day in Selkirk will take place on February 18, 2019 at the Selkirk Community Hall. For more than 20 years, the North Erie Shore Historical Society has sponsored this annual event on the third Monday in February. Try your hand at old-fashioned crafts, view heritage displays and demonstrations, listen to music, enjoy 10-cent ice cream cones – and much, much more! For more information call 905-776-2253.
Selkirk is the oldest village in Walpole Township and it lives at the heart of Haldimand County. Nestled against the Lake Erie shoreline, with its quiet roads and countryside, Selkirk is a haven for its inhabitants and for travelers who come to cycle, golf, bird-watch, fish, or take part in any number of winter sports and activities. Visit one of Selkirk’s wonderful heritage sites, celebrate at their outstanding events, like Heritage Day, or come summer relax by swimming in the warm waters of Lake Erie or by sunbathing on its beautiful sandy shores.
Selkirk is located a short drive from Dunnville, Cayuga, Hagersville, Jarvis, Port Dover, and Simcoe.
More about Selkirk
Settled by the Hoover family around 1800, the village was the site of a mill and an important centre for the local farming community. At various times in its history, Selkirk has had a fishery, an apple evaporating factory, and a famous hotel, the Bluewater.