About Us


We acknowledge the financial support of the Ontario Trillium Foundation.

Partnership is a
two-way street. 
Find out how we share our responsibilities with our community.

The Village of Cannington Inc. 1876


​Islay Lambert

Blacksmith Shop

Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program


Ontario Trillium Foundation

​​​​The Cannington & Area
Historical Society is a
not-for-profit corporation,
run by volunteers. We own and operate a local history “village museum” of rescued buildings and artifacts that attracts over 2,000
visitors seasonally.

Join our community!

​2019 memberships  now open!

Contact us for more information.

It is our intent to restore the Blacksmith Shop (c. 1875) at

21 Laidlaw St S as a working shop and museum area. 

Contact us for a tour.


We acknowledge the financial support of the Government of Canada.

 ​​​"Call Them Blessed"

Preserving the Past

Protecting the Present
Enlightening the Future


Book your Museum Group Tour today and enjoy visiting beautiful historic Cannington.

Cannington & Area Historical Society

Museum is open Saturdays and Sundays from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m
July 1st to September4th.

Contact us for a week day tour.


From Cannington to Kigali

Come and hear about the great work local resident Joanne St. Louis is doing in Rwanda 



Monday, May 13  7:30 pm

​Cannington Legion​​