The Town of Saugeen Shores is committed to preserving the heritage of the former Towns of Port Elgin, Southampton and the Township of Saugeen. Each community is rich in its own heritage, which the Municipal Heritage Committee is active in preserving.
Municipal Heritage Committee
The Municipal Heritage Committee meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 5:00 p.m. (subject to change) at the Municipal Offices, 600 Tomlinson Drive, Port Elgin, ON. Agendas and Minutes
The following is the Mandate for the Heritage Committee.
Heritage Property Plaque Program
The Municipal Heritage Committee has a "Heritage Property Plaque Program" which defines historic architectural properties that are over 50 years of age and provide some insight into the community's heritage. The Plaque identifies the year the house was constructed, the original owner of the historic building and their occupation at the time of construction.