Dorset Heritage Museum

More Short Stories…

THE GILMOUR TRAMWAY THE GILMOUR TRAMWAY IS A MAJOR STORY IN THE HISTORY OF LOGGING IN ONTARIO.  IT WAS A ONE OF A KIND ENGINEERING PROJECT.  THE ONLY SUCCESSFUL WAY TO FLOAT LOGS UPHILL.  UNFORTUNATELY IT WAS ABANDONED AFTER THREE YEARS.  PARTLY DUE TO MECHANICAL PROBLEMS BUT MAINLY CAUSED BY LACK OF WATER FOLLOWING TWO … Read more

Another Great Season!

Well another great season is finished here at the Dorset Heritage Museum. Lots of visitors, our highest ever!! Positive comments, and wonderful volunteers. Thanks to each and everyone! Now planning begins on next years exhibits, Heritage Day, and of course archiving new donated items. Next time we are open is on the Saturday of the … Read more