About The Village
History and Culture come together in a unique setting at Kawartha Settlers’ Village.
Once a thriving family farm, the ten acres of Kawartha Settlers’ Village is now home to a fascinating collection of historic homes and buildings. Experience what life was like for pioneers in the Kawarthas as you stroll leisurely through the Village.
The Kawartha Settlers’ Village Museum collects, researches, preserves, exhibits and interprets a collection of local historical artifacts and buildings dating from 1830 – 1935.
The village is also home to the Kawartha Region Arts and Heritage Society.
Kawartha Region Arts and Heritage Society promotes and fosters community spirit in the Kawarthas and organizes cultural, educational, and recreational events.
All of the buildings in the Village are wheelchair accessible.
Arts & Heritage Groups
Many different groups meet at Kawartha Settlers’ Village and use the Henderson House and Wray House as their meeting place.
Kawartha Settlers’ Village could not survive without the support of the groups.
New members are always welcome!
The following groups meet at Settlers’ Village:
• Basket Weavers – Wednesday Mornings
• Beginner’s Watercolour/Acrylic – Wednesday Mornings
• Bunka – Tuesday Afternoons
• Caygeon Carvers – Tuesday Afternoons
• Settlers’ Village Artists Meet Monday Mornings
• Settlers’ Village Quilters’ Guild – Regularly on Tuesdays and Monthly on the Third Tuesday
• Thursty Painters Meet Thursday Mornings from March to June and August to December (Intermediate Level)
• Village Artists – Monday Mornings in Henderson House
• Writers’ Guild – Second & Fourth Mondays