Step into the past and immerse yourself in the rich history of our Heritage Village!
From the moment you arrive, you will be transported back in time, where you can stroll through the collection of historic buildings that have been carefully preserved and moved here from various locations throughout Windsor/Essex and Chatham-Kent region.
Each of these buildings tells a unique story of the people and communities that once inhabited them, giving us a glimpse into the past. Here is a list of our Heritage buildings offered at our organization:
- Tecumseh Train Station, circa 1860. Moved to the Village in 1976.
- Holden Cabin, 1864. Moved to the Village in 1995.
- Jack Miner Homestead, 1889. Moved to the Village 2003.
- Bethel United Church, circa 1885. Moved to the Village 1978.
- Whelan Cabin 1843. Moved to the Village in 2008
- The Amherstburg Cabin circa 1820. Moved to the Village in 1980
- Clark Cabin, 1826. Moved to the Village in 1978.
- Boudreau Cabin, 1835. First building moved to the Village in 1974.
- Waggott House, circa 1869. Moved to the Village in 1976.
- Barber and Cobbler Shop, circa 1930. Moved to the Village in 1976.
- The Doctor’s Office, circa 1892. Moved to the Village in 1990.
- Olinda General Store, 1840. Moved to the Village 1982
- Woodslee Jail circa 1895. Moved to the Village in 1997.
- S No.1 Gosfield South School House, circa 1907. Moved to the Village 1975.
- Ross cabin-circa 1848. Moved to the Village in 1986
In addition to these stunning buildings, we also have a Print Shop, Town Hall/Music Shop, and a Masonic Lodge that add to the charm of our Heritage Village. Whether you’re a history buff or simply looking for a unique day trip, our village has something for everyone.
So why not plan a visit to our Heritage Village today? Come and step back in time as you explore our collection of fascinating historic buildings and experience the rich history of our region first-hand.