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.

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.

Heritage railway

Step back in time and take a ride on the York-Durham Heritage Railway. They offer a variety of different trips and events and you can even charter a train for a private event!

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

Visit the Uxbridge Historical Centre to see a variety of historical artifacts, displays, photographs and buildings and learn about the rich history of our community. They offer a variety of programs and exhibitions for everyone!

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