Welcome to Markdale
The charming village of Markdale offers families of the area unique retail shops, heritage churches, and festivities throughout the year. Markdale is very close to amazing recreation. Just a short drive away is the Beaver Valley Ski Club, & the Beaver Valley Nordic Ski Club to enjoy great skiing in the winter months. Another great Markdale also boasts the Markdale Golf and Curling Club and the CP Rail Trail to take advantage of in the warmer seasons. No matter what season it is, Markdale is a great place for outdoor recreation. Markdale is also home to Chapman’s Ice Cream!
March Real Estate Market Report
In the Municipality of Grey Highlands there has been a 43% increase in the number of properties listed since last month and a 17.6% increase when compared to March of 2019. Property sales have increased 128.5% from last month and have increased 78% from the same time last year, with the bulk of the sales being in the 3-4 hundred thousand range.
École MacPhail Memorial Elementary School – Flesherton
Beavercrest Community School – Markdale
École Grey Highlands Secondary School – Flesherton
Kimberley Library & Kimberley Memorial Hall – Kimberley
Walter Harris Memorial Library – Markdale
Flesherton Public Library – Flesherton
South Grey Museum & Historical Library – Flesherton
Centre Grey General Hospital – Markdale
Community Health Clinic – Markdale
Pharmacy – Markdale
Explore each section below to see some of our favourite local spots. You can choose from Arts & Culture, Local Businesses that we love, Outdoor Recreational Activities and Natural Treasures!
History of Markdale
Markdale’s present name is derived from Mark Armstrong who, along with his family, was one of the first settlers in the area in 1853. First referred to as East Glenelg and then Corabus, Markdale was founded in 1846 by George Walker and Joseph Price. It was 1888 when Markdale was incorporated into a Village and was home to several businesses including a school, a bank, a wagon shop, a drug store, and three churches.