Colonial Life – Upper Canada Village

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Upper Canada Village is a heritage park in the village of Riverside near Morrisburg, Ontario, which depicts a 19th-century village in Upper Canada. Construction of Upper Canada Village began in 1958. The village is made up of 40 authentic buildings plucked from 10 communities that were flooded as a result of the St. Lawrence Seaway project. You can wander through Cook’s Tavern, the Blacksmith’s Shop, Asselstine’s Woollen Factory, the Schoolhouse, the Gazette Printing Office and the many other dwellings to learn about the intricacies of colonial life.

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