|Name||Edinburgh Square Heritage and Cultural Centre|
|Address||80 Caithness St E, Caledonia, ON N3W 2G6, Canada|
|Category||Sights / Landmarks / Museums|
Built in 1857, Edinburgh Square Heritage & Cultural Centre, formerly the Caledonia Town Hall and Lock-Up, was designed by noted architect John Turner.
Edinburgh Square Heritage & Cultural Centre presents the history of Caledonia through educational and outreach activities and a number of permanent & temporary exhibits. Of particular note is the original 1857 jail cell and a permanent display highlighting the gypsum mining industry along the Grand River.
Local history or family genealogy may be researched in the Gillespie Clark Reference Library. The library contains books, files and documents relating to Caledonia"s rich history. The archive holds a collection of surviving editions of the Grand River Sachem from 1856 to the present day.
Edinburgh Square Heritage and Cultural Centre offers the following tours for students:
About Our Archives
The Museum houses many important documents, records and photographs of the history of Caledonia. We can help with local family records, community history and stories of local history. We have Grand River Sachem editions on microfilm going back to 1857!
Hours of Operation
Admission is Free
80 Caithness Street Caledonia N3W2G6