"The Little River, with its smaller brooks, coursing past the outcroppings of limestone and gypsum in the upper reaches, through the natural fields and past the gravel banks with their clear springs, quite appropriately suggested the name of Brookfield."

Art Lindsay


1784
Brookfield  founded by William Hamilton and Daniel Moore
1787
William Downing settles in area. John Hamilton, William Carter, Joseph Boomer (Bulmer) follow
1833
First church (Presbyterian) built in Brookfield.
1835
A new level road (now Hwy #2) built from Truro to Halifax.
1858
Railroad built through the village.
1862
First Baptist Church built.
1890
Brookfield East Side Cemetery EST.
1894
Brookfield Creamery began.
1901
Tom Higgins' mill began running. Start of Brookfield Lumber.
1936
Brookfield Athletic Association founded.
1938
Brookfield Men's Club formed.
1949
Current Train Station built.
1950
Brookfield Memorial School opened.
1951
The New Westside Cemetery- incorporated
1966
Brookfield Junior High School Opened
1975
Don Henderson Memorial Sportsplex opened
1980
Brookfield Elks win Canadian Senior Mens Fastball Championship
1984
Brookfield Celebrates Bicentennial
1990
Brookfield Golf Club  opened
2003
South Colchester High School Demolished  / South Colchester Academy (SCA) opens
2005
New Brookfield  Veterans' Memorial built & dedicated
2006
New Brookfield Fire Station opens
2009
Lieutenant Governor's Award winner as Nova Scotia's Model Volunteer Community /  Opening of the Brookfield Wetlands & Nature Trails
2010
A memorial Painting was placed on the MacQuarries Pharmasave north wall of 'Terry Fox' on his run for Cancer research
2011
Celebration of 75 years of Brookfield Elks
2012
 75 years of the Brookfield Mens Club and , 50 YRS OF UCW
Celebration,
150 Years of the Baptist Church