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Black Creek Pioneer Village
Title: Black Creek Pioneer Village
Description: The Black Creek Pioneer Village, in the northern suburbs of Toronto, contains a wide range of old buildings rescued from around the country. Based on an existing farmstead started in 1816, the 19th-century village now contains about 40 buildings, all furnished for the 1860s and many containing costumed guides. This picture shows the Tinsmith Shop, from 1850.
Date: October 2006
Black Creek Pioneer Village
Title: Black Creek Pioneer Village
Description: The Town Hall is shown here surrounded by colourful trees. The building is from Wilmot Township, built around 1858 and is regularly used for weddings.
Date: October 2006
Black Creek Pioneer Village
Title: Black Creek Pioneer Village
Description: Costumed guides can be found in many of the buildings such as here in the MacKenzie House.
Date: October 2006
Black Creek Pioneer Village
Title: Black Creek Pioneer Village
Description: To the left is the Printing Office and Weaver's Shop, both from the 1850s, with the Doctor's House (built 1850 and from Brampton) beyond the fence.
Date: October 2006
Black Creek Pioneer Village
Title: Black Creek Pioneer Village
Description: Inside the Weavers's Shop, from 1850.
Date: October 2006
Black Creek Pioneer Village
Title: Black Creek Pioneer Village
Description: The striking colour of the Carriage Works (1867) uses a lot of red paint!
Date: October 2006
Black Creek Pioneer Village
Title: Black Creek Pioneer Village
Description: Inside the Cabinet Maker's Shop there are an amazing selection of old tools to see.
Date: October 2006
Black Creek Pioneer Village
Title: Black Creek Pioneer Village
Description: Not all the buildings are grand, here is the Dickson's Hill (in Markham) School House from 1861.
Date: October 2006
Black Creek Pioneer Village
Title: Black Creek Pioneer Village
Description: Roblin's Mill, from 1842, is powered by the fine wooden wheel.
Date: October 2006
Black Creek Pioneer Village
Title: Black Creek Pioneer Village
Description: Another view of Roblin's Mill, sadly closed on this visit.
Date: October 2006
Black Creek Pioneer Village
Title: Black Creek Pioneer Village
Description: This is the Taylor Cooperage, with assorted barrels, from 1850.
Date: October 2006
Black Creek Pioneer Village
Title: Black Creek Pioneer Village
Description: The Laskay Emporium and Post Office, from 1856, was originally a busy general store.
Date: October 2006
Black Creek Pioneer Village
Title: Black Creek Pioneer Village
Description: The village was built around Daniel Stongs original farm, with this building being his second house built in 1832 and still standing where it was built.
Date: October 2006
Black Creek Pioneer Village
Title: Black Creek Pioneer Village
Description: As well as the buildings there are many old machines and transport to see. Here, sitting in the 1850 fire house from Toronto, is a 1837 pumper.
Date: October 2006
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