Douro-Dummer Historical Committee
The Historical Committee consists of one (1) member of Council and eleven (11) community members. The Historical Committee is very active undertaking projects throughout the whole municipality to preserve our heritage. Such projects include putting together a display of historical items at the Public Library, restoration of our abandoned cemeteries, producing a Historical Brochure which provides information about the location of cemeteries, old school houses, cheese factories, log houses, etc. and much more.
The Heritage Log Barn Survey Book depicting local log structures is available for purchase at the Township office for $30.
In 2016, the Historical Committee undertook a project to rehabilitate the Warsaw Cenotaph and to install two new monuments to recognize those who had lost their lives in combat.
This project was supported by the following Ministries, Companies and community members:
Celebration and Commemoration Program – Minister of Canadian
Heritage and Official Language
Gord Toms & Toms Contracting
Todd White & Tri-line Electrical Services
Harold Nelson and the Public Works Department
Arlene Parkin & Lakefield Cemetery and Crematorium Ltd.
Warsaw Fall Fair Board