Country Heritage Park, Milton – Map
1. Admission Building and Gift Shop
Stationary diesel and steam engines.
3. Puslinch Township Hall
Built in 1867, this building is a typical Township Hall, presently used for special exhibits, events and meetings.
4. The Gambrel Bicentennial Barn
A multi-purpose activity centre serving as a home for special events, weddings and trade shows. Built out of Ontario white pine, the term Gambrel refers to its roof design.
5. Clark-McCleary House
Log cabin home built in 1830. Portays an early 1900’s general store.
6. Country Heritage Park Administration Offices
Building includes the Ontario Agricultural Hall of Fame Gallery, Doll House Collection the Canada Packers National Quilt Collection.
7 & 8. Tractor Barns
Display of rare vintage tractors from the early 1900’s.
9. Threshing Machine Barn
Illustrates the evolution of the threshing machine.
10. Dairy Display
Depicts the development of the milk, cheese, and butter industries in Ontario from farm to table.
Sponsored by the Dairy Farmers of Ontario.
11. Apple Industry Display
Depicts the history and evolution of the apple industry. Early equipment once used in the Herrgott-Lobsinger apple butter plant and cider mill in Mildmay, Ontario is a highlight of this exhibit.
12. Shelbourne Pump Works
Manufacturer of wooden pumps and supplier of windmills and water systems.
13. Steam Power Display
An interactive display high-lighting the role of steam power on the farm.
14. Shingle Mill
This steam powered mill displays the methods and techniques of shingle making.
15. Cassin Family Farmstead
This house and farmstead portays the daily routine of the Cassin family in the 1830’s.
16. Potter-Kinder Blacksmith Shop
This building, depicting a 1910 blacksmith shop, was originally located in Renfrew County.
17. Harness Shop
This 1910 tin-sided building houses a vintage harness shop.
18. Templin Carriage Works
Portrays a company which manufactured fanning mills and wagons in Fergus, Ontario circa 1910. A working wheelwright shop is featured.
19. Carriage Building
Various types of horse drawn wagons, buggies, sleighs and carts are displayed.
20. Timber Frame Picnic Pavilion
This timber frame structure was constructed in 1991 using traditional methods and tools.
21. Conestoga Room
- Country Elegance at its best.
- Rustic pine post and beam interior.
- Decorated with over 380 antiques.
- Ideal setting for dinner meetings, retirements parties, birthday parties, wedding rehearsal parties and special occassions.
- Outdoor patio.
- Food service by Mid-Knight Catering.
- Bar Service by Party Tyme Service. Capacity: 60 seated.
- Supported by Town of Milton Community Fund.
22. Lucas Family Farmstead
This house and farmstead depicts the lifestyle of the Lucas Family of Halton County in the 1860’s. The large barn houses two special exhibits – “Seasons on the Farm” and “Gasoline Engines”.
23. Troyer-Fraser Barn
This unusual eight-sided barn houses a collection of early machinery manufactured by the International Harvester Company.
24. The Plant Center
An indoor/outdoor classroom where students investigate the characteristics and environmental needs of plants.
25. Wachter-Riley Barn
This steel truss barn is typical of the 1930’s and features a livestock exhibit.
26. Allis-Chalmers Exhibit
Tractors and equipment.
27. Brinsley Weigh Scales
Scales of this type were used throughout Ontario to weigh livestock and other agricultural commodities.
28. McDuffe Implement Dealership
Represents a 1937 John Deere dealership in Milton, Ontario.
29. Mountview Women’s Institute Hall
Represents a 1928 community hall, depicting the history of the Federated Women’s Institute.
30. Elliot-Harrop Barn
Built in 1882, this large barn houses displays of early Ontario farm machinery manufacturers.
31. Ford Dealership
Represents a 1928 Ford automobile and tractor dealership and Imperial Oil garage. Ford products from 1919 to 1953 are on display.
32. More Than Meats The Eye
Display depicts cattle production, and the many food and consumer products derived from cattle. Sponsored by The Ontario Cattlemen’s Association.
33. Massey-Harris Building
Portrays the history of this Ontario company which evolved into one of the world’s major manufacturers of agricultural machinery.
34. Nassagaweya School
This school, built in 1886 and restored to 1910, is typical of the many one room schools that dotted the rural landscape.
35. Mayne Corners United Church
This building is typical of the thousands of churches that were religious centres for Ontario farm communities in the early 1900s.
A great place for tractor, truck, and horse shows and action sports.
This multi-purpose picnic shelter was built in co-operation with the Canada Farm Builders Association.