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.

Society Winter 2021

Events and Meetings remain suspended due to
COVID-19 restrictions

Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program



Ontario Trillium Foundation

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

The Village of Cannington Inc. 1876


​Islay Lambert


Preserving the Past

Protecting the Present
Enlightening the Future

Blacksmith Shop

 ​​​"Call Them Blessed"

Join our community of determined and dedicated volunteers.
We have an impressive array of opportunities available!

​2021 memberships  now open!

Contact us for more information.

Cannington & Area Historical Society

​​​​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.

We acknowledge the financial support of the Government of Canada.

The Historical Museum is located
in MacLeod Park.
It is open Saturdays and Sundays from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m

June to September.

Contact us for a tour.


The Blacksmith and Carriage Shop  located at  21 Laidlaw St S is an educational venue, a living history museum and home to the Society and its archives.

Jane's Walk Brock 2021