Cannington and Area Historical Society

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.



Blacksmith Shop

The Village of Cannington Inc. 1876


​Islay Lambert

OPEN HOUSE Sat., Sept. 15 at 11:00

Blacksmith Shop - Laidlaw St.  South

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.



About Us


War and Remembrance

Tue., Nov. 6 @ 7:30        Mark Zuehlke
Cannington Legion

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.

Preserving the Past

Protecting the Present
Enlightening the Future

​​​​The Cannington 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.

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

Join our community!

​2018 memberships are now open.

​Contact us for more information.