Preserving the Past

Protecting the Present
Enlightening the Future

Cannington & Area Historical Society

We acknowledge the financial support of the Government of Canada.

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.

Membership

 ​​​Tours 

Blacksmith Shop

The Village of Cannington Inc. 1876

by

​Islay Lambert

Show and Tell


​Bring an ancestor or cool artifact to the meeting on Sunday, January 13th at the Cannington Legion!




Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program

 ​​​"Call Them Blessed"

Ontario Trillium Foundation

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.


  



Museum

About Us

 ​​​Partners

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.

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

​​​​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.