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Restoring the 1906 Burlington Junction Station ("Freeman Station")
Friends of Freeman Station in agreement with the City of Burlington. Now permanently relocated at 1285 Fairview Street, Burlington, ON -- just East of the Burlington Central Fire Station)
The historic 1906 railway Station is being restored and managed by the non-profit FOFS volunteers — and no one is paid.  Funding has been mostly from private and corporate sources, and your donations are 100% tax-deductible.  Please visit our “Events,” “FAQ’s,” and “History” pages, above.

Latest News

We’re seeking volunteer teachers for an educational project

January 18, 2017

We’d like to identify teachers, both retired and active, who could volunteer to participate in a pilot project to develop an educational package for use by teachers in the schools prior to a Freeman Station field trip. The content would eventually include modules geared to various…

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“Families of Freeman” section now up on the Web site

January 8, 2017

We’ve been working with local families to capture their stories  about life in the village of Freeman and early Burlington.  The first of these are now published under the “Families of Freeman/Stories” link above (or click here) and include “A.D. McMillan, Fruit and Vegetable Grower,”…

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The Whinstones have now been re-installed…

December 19, 2016

Christmas came early to the Station, as the masons from Thorstone — including Joel Thorstone and his staff — Colin, Mark and Mitchell — have now completed the work of re-installing the Whinstone facade across the front of the Station.  Work proceeded notwithstanding the cold…

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Video by Kevin Davies; photography by Bob Chambers, Bob Miller, Nikki Wesley, John Mellow, Joel Waterman, Denny Williams, Alan Harrington, Al Pettman and others (by permission)