Heritage Discovery

Posted by Jessica Sawicz

June 29th 2012

Day 1

The city of Sudbury is a city rich in history. Although it is most recognized for it’s mining history, the city was established in 1893 and was first inhabited more than 9000 years ago. Sudbury’s history is a town with a multicultural background that is widely celebrated today. Spend the day at some of the many Heritage locations in order to discover how Sudbury came to be the great city it is today.

Morning

Anderson Farm Museum

Come see the 14 beautiful acres that is home to one of the largest dairy farms in Sudbury during the 1920’s and 1930’s. Visitors can tour the famhouse, the barn as well as the milkhouse. The original farmhouse was built in 1914 and housed Finnish immigrants Frank and Gretta Anderson and their 6 children. In the dairy barn kids can see a variety of farming equipment that predates the modern technology that has since revolutionized the industry. The Creighton log cabin was also later added to the site in order to preserve the history of the town of Creighton, which became a ghost town in 1987 when operations were halted.

Location: 156 Main St Lively ON

Hours:  June to Aug: Daily 10 a.m to 4 p.m

Sept. to May: Mon to Fri 10 a.m to 4 p.m

Contact: 705-692-4448

Afternoon

Sudbury Regional Police Museum

The Sudbury Regional Police museum is a display of photos, artifacts and documents such as forensic tools, body armour and weapons, which display the growth of law enforcement in the Sudbury area. The museum, whose admission is free, is sure to inspire any young boy or girl.

Location: 190 Brady St. Sudbury

Hours: Monday to Friday 9 am to 5pm and Saturdays by special appointments.

705-675-9171 ext 2635

Evening

Gus’s Restaurant

Gus’s Restaurant has been serving Sudbury since 1952 and has since become a Sudbury icon. The food is great and the staff is so friendly you’ll feel like family in no time.

Location: 336 Elm St. Sudbury.

Contact: 705-673-9744

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