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It is surrounded by Brant County, but is politically separate with a municipal government of its own that is fully independent of the county's municipal government. Former city resident Alexander Graham Bell invented the device at his father's homestead, Melville House, now the Bell Homestead.

Brant's crossing of the river gave the original name to the area: Brant's ford.

The area began to grow from a small settlement in the 1820s as the Hamilton and London Road was improved.

Decades later and particularly since the late 20th century, numerous scholarly and artistic works have explored the detrimental effects of the schools in destroying Native cultures.

Examples include: the film Unseen Tears: A Documentary on Boarding School Survivors, Brantford generated controversy in 2010 when its city council took the controversial step of expropriating and demolishing 41 historic downtown buildings on the south side of its main street, Colborne Street.

In 1846, the township called Brantford was primarily agricultural or heavily treed.

There were six grist mills and six saw mills; the population was 5199.

Many of his descendents, and other First Nations citizens, live on the nearby Reserve of Six Nations of the Grand River, 20 kilometers from Brantford; it is the most populous reserve in Canada.

The Iroquoian-speaking Attawandaron, known in English as the Neutral Nation, lived in the Grand River valley area before the 17th century; their main village and seat of the chief, Kandoucho, was identified by 19th-century historians as having been located on the Grand River where present-day Brantford developed.

These buildings constituted one of the longest blocks of pre-Confederation architecture in Canada.

Included in the list of demolitions were one of Ontario's first grocery stores and an early 1890s office of the Bell Telephone Company of Canada, now Bell Canada.

This decision was highly controversial and was widely criticized by Ontario's heritage preservation community.

The famed Mohawk Chief Joseph Brant (Thayendanega) led his people from the Mohawk Valley of New York State to Upper Canada after being allied with the British during the American Revolution where they lost their land holdings.

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