The River Dwellers mural by T Ariel Goreau

We all know the Old East End is home to a ton of interesting characters, but just wait until you read about the shenanigans that came before! Check out the posts below for colorful bits of local history, and send us your burning questions about the neighborhood. We’ll try to answer them in future posts!

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OEE History Highlights

Our very own Dave Cawley recently sat down with Preservation Burlington’s Ron Wanamaker to share the unique history of the Old East End and hype…

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Tour Greenmount Cemetery

Join us on Sunday, October 24th for a memorable tour of one of Burlington’s oldest and most historically significant sites, Greenmount Cemetery. The tour begins…

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Memorial Day

While the origins of this somber remembrance are contested, we can all agree that honoring those who made the ultimate sacrifice while serving this country…

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History Resources

The amazing mural at the top of this page is “The River Dwellers” painted by local artist Tara Goreau, and you can visit it right here in the Old East End at the corner of Barrett and Chase Streets.