Take in the History of Beaverton
There are some wonderful historical sites within Beaverton managed by the Beaverton Thorah Eldon Historical Society. Come on out and enjoy your summer while taking in the interesting history of Beaverton.
The Beaver River Museum is located on Simcoe Street housing four historical buildings which are open on weekends from 1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. commencing May Victoria Day long weekend until the end of September. During July and August, the same visiting hours are extended to Thursday through Monday as volunteer guides are on hand to show you around and answer questions.
- The Old Stone Jail, demonstrating how justice was handled long before our time;
- The Log House, (circa 1850) demonstrating daily life from the earliest days of our community with a display of early pioneering and farming tools and gift shop offering handmade crafts;
- The Brick House, demonstrating life in our community at the turn of the 19th century; and,
- The Meeting Place, which houses a meeting hall and display room, the offices, storage/archive area and a video-editing studio.
For more information please visit: http://btehs.com/museum/ .