The land was settled by the Cayuga Indians, a branch of the Iroquois confederacy, in 1779, and permanently settled by Europeans in 1793. The town of Port Hope was formed by Loyalists to the British Crown.
Today, Port Hope is known for its bridges and quaint riverside scenery.
People Born in Port Hope
Port Hope in People's Lives
Jared Leto: I traveled here in 1997 to film scenes of the movie Urban Legend. We filmed at Trinity College School.
Sarah Gadon: I traveled here in 2009 to film scenes of the TV show Happy Town.