Mailbox Coffee Now Open Inside The Old Post

Mailbox Coffee Now Open Inside The Old Post

Mailbox Coffee is a one-of-a-kind shop that features the century old features of the restored Old Post, which creates a welcoming and cozy atmosphere. It’s located in the old Armoury, on the first floor of the Old Post. Mailbox is downtown Harriston’s most...
Escape the Old Post Receives Business of the Year Award

Escape the Old Post Receives Business of the Year Award

We are delighted to share that Escape the Old Post was the recipient of the Minto Chamber of Commerce’s Business of the Year Under 10 Employees award at the annual Community Achievement Awards this week. We are honoured, and thank the Chamber for the recognition....
Escape the Old Post Grand Opening

Escape the Old Post Grand Opening

Today we were thrilled to host an exciting grand opening for Escape the Old Post with local municipal officials and community partners, including Town of Minto Mayor George Bridge; Councillors Judy Dirksen and Dave Turton; Treasurer Gordon Duff; Business and Economic...
Are you ready to solve The Postmaster’s Riddle?

Are you ready to solve The Postmaster’s Riddle?

The attic has been transformed, the clues have been planted, and the bell is ready to ring. After more than a year of anticipation, we’re thrilled to share that Harriston’s first and only adventure game is NOW OPEN! Click here for full details on The...
$17,500 Fundraising Goal Achieved!

$17,500 Fundraising Goal Achieved!

We are delighted to share that exactly one year to the day Michael and Sue Hendrick purchased the Old Post – October 30, 2016 – we have achieved (and exceeded) our clock tower and bell restoration fundraising campaign goal of $17,500! The next time you pass through...
The Bell Returns

The Bell Returns

If you had happened to pass through downtown Harriston on Monday this week, you would have been privy to the return of the Old Post’s historic bell atop the building. We were blessed with an unseasonably warm and sunny November day. Four months to the day it was...
Celebrating The Old Post’s Major Donors

Celebrating The Old Post’s Major Donors

On October 20, we honoured some of the major contributors to The Old Post’s clock tower and bell fundraising campaign with a special dinner at Harriston’s South Street Café, and enjoyed a tour of the building to reveal recent renovations and plans for the...
New Video Celebrating the Old Post

New Video Celebrating the Old Post

The Town of Minto continues to be an incredible partner throughout The Old Post’s restoration process. renovations and restoration of The Old Post. Together with the County of Wellington, we’re delighted to share this new video showcasing the...
When It Rains, It Pours (In the Basement, Unfortunately)

When It Rains, It Pours (In the Basement, Unfortunately)

The summer of 2016 growing season will go down in history as one of the driest in 40 years. We like to think of that period before the rain as the calm before the storm. When the much needed rain did arrive in early August, it brought with it a storm of unexpected...