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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)

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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.   Click here for more of our history

Community Relations

Doors Open Burlington @ Freeman Station a huge success!
Friends of Freeman Station visited a number of venues around Burlington this summer.  Click here:  Lots of video and pictures on the “Events” page!

Frequently asked questions

— a number of topics come up often.  Click here or select “FAQ’s” above for the answers…


Latest News

60 years ago…

November 27, 2016

Leslie Dawe and her Mother arrived at the Burlington Junction Station from England by ship and train in 1956.  To celebrate the 60th anniversary of that occasion, Leslie invited 35 of her closest friends and relatives to meet her at the Freeman Station.  The rest,…

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Wrapping up the 2016 reconstruction…

November 24, 2016

John writes, ” last Wed., Thurs., and Friday Ken Brooks and I completed the remaining installation of clapboard siding on the oval-window wall, plus the areas above the triple windows on either side of the oval window wall.  Denny and Ken finished the exterior painting…

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Let’s talk tax deductions

November 22, 2016

Now, we’re not tax experts, and we hate to be the bearer of “bad news,” but tax time is almost upon us. So if you need tax deductions to offset income, let’s discuss how you can help the restoration effort at Freeman Station, memorialize a…

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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)