Preserving the Past

Protecting the Present
Enlightening the Future

Allan Argue presenting 
Antique Post Cards of Cannington.

Kristine St. Louis  presents
Brock High School Vimy Tour 2017

The Cannington & Area Historical Society is pleased to present the Grand Opening of The Blacksmith & Carriage Shop.

he Official Ribbon Cutting ceremony with special guest speakers
MP Jamie Schmale, Mayor John Grant and Councillor Mike Parliament begins at 12:30 p.m. at
21 Laidlaw Street South

Cannington & Area
Historical Society

The restoration of our 1875 shop moved forward exponentially with the generous support of a Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program grant.

ll ages are welcome to explore this unique smithies workplace complete
with original tools of the trade and an assortment of horse drawn carriages.

Our Society, now 40 years strong in our community, is proud to celebrate
Doors Open with this hidden gem of history.

Drop-in and experience what really lies behind those big green carriage doors!

 Monday October 16th at 7:30 p.m. 

Saturday September 30th 12:00 - 4:00 p.m.
          Ceremony begins at 12:30


Official Opening Ceremony of
The Blacksmith and Carriage Shop

Coming Soon!

MP Jamie Schmale ... receiving a Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Project Update!

The Cannington & Area
Historical Society was
established in 1977.
We are proud to be
40 years strong in our community!



               Blacksmith Shop and Museum
                      2017 Season Clean-up!

Canada Day at the
Museum with the Beatty's


Sunday November 12th at 2:00 p.m.

General Meetings are held at the

"Royal Canadian Legion - Branch 186" -  72 Peace Street - MacLeod Park

Everyone is welcome to attend - meetings are free.

Several accessible hearing options are available thanks to funding from

Employment and Social Development Canada.