A quiet moment between mum and foal 🐴 don't miss your chance to see our Canadian Horses at Horse Lovers' Weekend this September at #UpperCanadaVillage!
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Did you that in early 1800s, the principal agricultural crop in the province was wheat? For the wheat to become useful it had to be ground into flour, and so mills were required such as Bellamy's Steam Flour Mill. #UpperCanadaVillage.
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Well, look at these lovely tomatoes at #UpperCanadaVillage! 🍅 Not to brag or anything but our vegetable gardens are doing quite well this summer and we're quite excited for the forecasted rain today.
Let us know if you'd be interested in our gardeners sharing tips on growing vegetables and flowers? Or better yet, leave your questions in the comments below 👇👇👇
Happy Sunday! ☀️ As you stroll through the Village this summer, be sure to stop and admire the flowers as we are truly proud of the hard work our gardeners have put in since spring. 👏🏼
What's your favourite flower you've spotted?
What's sweeter than a sugar pie? A pie made with simple ingredients! At Tenant Farm, desserts were cooked over an open hearth rather than a stove as the farm was much smaller and rudimentary in operation than its neighbouring Loucks Farm. #FoodieFriday
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Meet the Village storekeeper! Did you know Crysler Store was the central hub of the Village providing dress material and trimmings, tea and tools, sugar and spices, pots, pans and patent medicines as well as postal service ? ✉️
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Today, the old yet impressive Sawmill at #UpperCanadaVillage uses a water-powered muley saw. Did you know sawmills were indispensable to a society largely dependent on wood for shelter? 🏚️
The sawmill provided for all the wood needs of a village, and in fact was often the first public building to be erected in a pioneer community. Early settlers had a constant need for lumber; not just planks for building houses, but also wood for furniture, barrels, and wagons. 🌲
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