Fanshawe Pioneer Village
Spend a 19th century day at Fanshawe Pioneer Village. Beginning with an early log home and barn representative of the first home of Tipperary Irish settlers, visitors can experience farming communities around London through the 19th century. Original houses, churches, woodworking shop, a school and even an Orange Hall complete the rural landscape. Other original structures including the Denfield General Store, Harmer Sawmill and Trinity Anglican Church present an urban community at the beginning of the 20th century.
The importance of protecting the growing town of London, Ontario became clear, when in 1844 and 1845 major fires destroyed nearly 30 acres of...