Book Launch Event




You are Invited


On Thursday, October 26, 2017

From 5:00 p.m. to 7 p.m.

The Author, Bill Cockshutt,

Great - Grandson of Ignatius Cockshutt

Will be signing copies

Of the Book

There will be a

Slide Show and display of Family Artifacts

Followed by Wine and Cheese

Sponsored by Canadian Industrial Heritage Centre


Brant County Branch Of

The Ontario Genealogical Society


Glenhyrst Gallery

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    About Us

    The Canadian Industrial Heritage Centre (CIHC) was born of the Cockshutt Homecoming Festival and Exhibition, held in Brantford, Ontario at Cockshutt Park in June of 2000.
    Over 6500 people travelled from all over Canada, the US and beyond, to come together and celebrate a once proud history of manufacturing - the Cockshutt Plow Company.

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    CIHC has many specialized DVD's available through our online web store -- coming soon!

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    The Canadian Industrial Heritage Centre is a non-profit charitable organization and depends on the support of members and volunteers. If you believe that Canada's industrial heritage should be preserved and promoted for future generations please consider membership in the CIHC.

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    Contact Us

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The CIHC acknowledges the support of the Samuel Stedman Foundation and the City of Brantford.

CIHC is an affiliate member of the Ontario Historical Society and a member of the Brantford Museum and Galleries Association.