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5th Annual Headstone Hunt

Clifford Cemetery, Harriston Cemetery and Palmerston Cemetery

Minto, ON

In-person History & heritage Nature & outdoors

Pick up an entry form from a downtown Harriston business or the Harriston Superior Monuments facebook page. Contestants visit the 3 Minto cemeteries to locate the monuments and answer question on the entry form. All of this year's featured monuments are for veterans in honour of the 76th anniversary of the end of the Second World War. Entries are due by October 23, 2021

This event runs the duration of Culture Days.

Town of Minto events page

Harriston Superior Monuments Facebook Page

This event is free.

Organized by

John McVicar

John McVicar is the manager of the Superior Memorials location in Harriston. He is an avid military history buff. He has organized previous scavenger hunts and been involved in promoting the heritage of Harriston and the surrounding area.


Minto, ON

Clifford Cemetery is located at the north end of the village of Clifford at the intersection of Grey Road 10 and Highway #9. Harriston Cemetery is located at 134 Jessie Street in Harriston. Palmerston Cemetery is located at 5240 Highway #23 just outside of Palmerston.

Event Contact

Gordon Duff