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The Tinsmith

Upper Canada Village

St. Lawrence Parks Commission

Morrisburg, Ontario


Here's a shot of the Tinsmith. He smiths things out of tin...apparently.


From Wiki –


Upper Canada Village endeavours to depict life in a rural English Canadian setting during the year 1866. Featured at the site are over 40 historical buildings, including several working mills (woollen mill, grist-mill and sawmill) and trades buildings (blacksmith, tinsmith, cabinetmaker, cooper, bakery, cheese-maker). Farming is demonstrated through the growing, harvesting of processing of heritage vegetables & livestock. Aspects of late 19th-century domestic arts, social life, music, religion, and politics are also discussed, interpreted and demonstrated at by staff dressed in clothing of the period. Local gardens in the village feature the flora and fauna commonly grown during the period.


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Taken on September 4, 2011