Kawartha Settlers' Village

Record #: VTC0408
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 14 Sep 2021


Description (Service) Collection of 20 historic homes and buildings from Bobcaygeon and the Kawartha Lakes area set on nine acres of the original Murphy farm including:
  • The Murphy Barn
  • The General Store
  • Fairbairn Church
  • Schoolhouse and more
Collection of local artifacts and history is set in an interesting backdrop to provide information and history of Bobcaygeon and area about how settlers' lived, worked and played.

Offering a wide range of arts and crafts programs for adults and children including major special events annually.

School day class programs geared to Pioneer Studies curriculum.

5 weeks of summer day camps for children to learn about and live the pioneer lifestyle (ages 6-10).

Art camp to learn about and live the pioneer lifestyle (ages 10-14).

Check website for dates and availability.

Service Details

Hours Vary, call for details
Dates Various events scheduled throughout the year. Check website for dates.
Areas Served Kawartha Lakes
Eligibility No Restrictions
Application Membership form on website or visit to purchase
Languages English - Reception, Website, Interpretation, Programs, Publications
Fees Family Pass $20.00, Adults $7.00, Youth $3.00, Children under 5 free
Sunday admission is by donation

Address and Location

Located In Community Kawartha Lakes
Address & Map
85 Dunn St
Boyd Shanty (Office)
Kawartha Lakes, ON
Canada K0M 1A0
View MapQuest Map
Intersection County Rd 49 & Dunn St
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Parking, Entrance, Washroom

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-738-6163
E-Mail info@settlersvillage.org
Website www.settlersvillage.org
Social Media Facebook Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/kawartha.settlersvillage
Twitter Twitter: https://twitter.com/KSVillage
Primary Contact Maureen Lytle, General Manager; Email: maureen.lytle@settlersvillage.org
Mailing Address PO Box 755 
Bobcaygeon, ON 
Canada K0M 1A0

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