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 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.

Blacksmith Shop


Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program

Cannington & Area Historical Society


Ontario Trillium Foundation

Join our community!

​2019 memberships  now open!

Contact us for more information.

Preserving the Past

Protecting the Present
Enlightening the Future

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


We acknowledge the financial support of the Government of Canada.

 ​​​"Call Them Blessed"

The Village of Cannington Inc. 1876


​Islay Lambert

2020 Society Program

Check out the Meetings page for the entire 2020 program dates, times, locations and topics!

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.

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.