Carlisle, Hamilton, Ontario
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Carlisle is home to the Progreston waterfalls.
Film and television
Carlisle is home to the Bates & Green gas station, the location used in filming some scenes from the Canadian comedy series The Red Green Show. The Carlisle Public Arena has been used on at least one occasion for the filming of a major motion picture. Carlisle General Store was used in the film The Ref.
All of the TommyKnocker film movies have been shot in Carlisle.
Notable attractions in Carlisle
One of the most famous attractions noted in Carlisle is the TommyKnocker film productions, located in the heart of its neighbourhoods. TommyKnocker has been around since 2003.
The Carlisle Golf Club is a 27-hole public golf course that is part of the KANEFF group that also has various golf courses across the Golden Horseshoe, including Lionhead, Royal Niagara, Century Pines, and Royal Ontario. The downtown of Carlisle is located at Carlisle Road and Centre Road. The downtown area has: 2 cornerstores,TD bank, Zoro's drycleaners, flower shop, dvd rental store, LCBO/ Beer Store, Edward Jones investment branch, RP's Pizza, Bistro's (formerly a bakery, meat shop, and residence), veterinarian, Canada Post, hair cutting store. Just outside the "downtown" area is a medical centre and pharmacy, 2 private chiropractic locations, and most well known, the Carlisle Community Centre. There is also a public library in the same parking lot. Carlisle has a beautiful Conservation area that has many walking paths. Carlisle is also home to many soccer fields, many parks, baseball diamonds, farms, and small forests.
There also used to be a province-famous Bluegrass Festival every summer,(see The Canadian Folk Festival Directory 1985) The trailer park today is Courtcliffe Park, with trails for cyclists, soccer fields for kids, and paths to walk through nature.
Carlisle also used to have an Ostrich Farm, but the animals were deemed too dangerous.
Carlisle is also the home of the Dutchmans gold honey company where all natural honey is grown and made.
- Our Roots article about the history of Carlisle 1867 to 1967
- Google Maps: Carlisle, Ontario (Hybrid)
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