Happy 215th Birthday, Hiram Capron!


The Paris Historical Society Museum will host a birthday celebration for the founder of Paris, Ontario, this coming Saturday from 1 pm to 4 pm.

Hiram Capron (February 12, 1796 – September 10, 1872) was the founder of the town of Paris in Ontario, Canada, which was incorporated in 1849. An immigrant from the United States, he purchased large plots of land by the Grand River and Nith River which he settled and developed.

The Paris Museum & Archives is located at 15 Curtis Avenue North (at Hwy. 99)
Paris, Ontario N3L 3W1

Phone: 519-442-9295

E-Mail: parishs@execulink.com

Website: www.parishistoricalsociety.com


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