• Playfair

    Latest Publication from TCON!

  • Horse-Drawn Roller

    Our Newest Addition

  • A Look Inside the Hespeler Heritage Centre

    A Look Inside the Hespeler Heritage Centre


First established in 1992 by local citizens, with the guidance of Professor Kenneth Banks of Wilfred Laurier University, we have grown into the site of the largest collection of Hespeler archival material available...

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Hespeler – Portrait of an Ontario Town

Co-authored by Kenneth McLaughlin and Kristel Fleuren. Published in 2001, it sold out in just two months! If you want to get your hands on this exceptional Centennial production, Dr. Mc Laughlin has produced a second edition, enhancing the original with more info and photos. Included in the new edition is the CD-ROM A Driving and Architectural Tour of The Old Town of Hespeler. Created in 2006 by Dr. McLaughlin and based on his interviews with Wm. (Bill)O’Krafka, the tour highlights historical […]


Revitalizing Community Through Action-Research

Published in 1999 by C. Kenneth Banks and J. Marshall Mangan. This is the first book produced by the Company of Neighbours and also the cause for the founding of the organization. This book is no longer available through us but can be purchased at academic booksellers on the internet.


Our Memories of Hespeler

Written by Owen (Jack) Connell & Sam Inglis. The latest publication by TCON. A walk down memory lane with 2 old friends. New photos and lists of old businesses and gathering places. You know you’re a Hespelerite when…..