In the Township of Uxbridge, we celebrate our heritage and work to build a strong sense of culture and community. Learn more about our arts and culture scene, review our heritage register, apply for a heritage pride plaque or explore our local history by visiting the museum.

If you are interested in the history and heritage of our community, contact the Uxbridge Heritage Committee to learn more.

Local Genealogy

Review our heritage history by visiting the museum and the Genealogy Department at the Uxbridge Library.

Historical walking and driving tours

Are you interested in learning about the built heritage of our community? Take a heritage walking or driving tour to see some of the cultural and heritage landmarks in our community. This is a great way to spend a day with friends and family.

Walking tour details

View our heritage walking tour map and brochure to outline the route and learn about the history and cultural value of each building on the tour. Some highlights include:

  • The Uxbridge Library
  • Anglican Church
  • Uxbridge Music Hall
  • Presbyterian Church

Driving tour details

Visit historic landmarks throughout the Township of Uxbridge.

Leaskdale Manse

The Leaskdale Manse was the home of Canadian author, Lucy Maud Montgomery. Best known for her novel, Anne of Green Gables, Montgomery lived in the Township of Uxbridge for a number of years during the 1910s and 1920s at the Leaskdale Manse. Visit this historical site and learn more about our literary history.

Uxbridge Historical Centre

The Uxbridge Historical Centre is a community museum and archives located on a five-acre site overlooking the Uxbridge Valley and the Oak Ridges Moraine.  It houses a collection of over 10,000 artifacts and 6,000 archives across 10 buildings. Offering tours, exhibitions, programs, workshops, and annual events, you won’t want to miss going by the UHC! Visit the Uxbridge Historical Centre website, Facebook, and Instagram to stay up to date with all the fun.

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