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Upper Canada Village – Asselstine’s Woollen Factory

By the 1840s woollen mills and factories had made their appearance in Upper Canada. These mills were able to clean and card wool, spin it into yarn, and weave and fold cloth. Like most other mills, they were water-powered. The … Continue reading

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The people of Upper Canada Village

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In the barn – cows and chikkins

This barn was one of many beautiful buildings that I saw while exploring Upper Canada Village. It was also home to some chikkins and cows… Images and video © 2012 CKB

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Upper Canada Village Print Shop

There was a time when flyers and books and newspapers were created not by a person sitting at a computer keyboard, but by people standing for hour after hour setting type – letter, by letter, by hand. The first man … Continue reading

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