About the Village

About The Village

What was once a thriving family farm, Kawartha Settlers’ Village is now home to a fascinating collection of over 20 historic homes and buildings.  Experience what life was like for pioneers in the Kawartha’s as you stroll leisurely through the Village and discover artifacts from 1830 – 1935.

Kawartha Settlers’ Village which was established in 1990 with the goal to preserve the history and culture of the Bobcaygeon area which was slowly disappearing. Today, the Village is run by the Kawartha Region Arts and Heritage Society.

Watch the video for a more detailed account of the beginnings of KSV.



Vision – “The Kawartha Region Arts & Heritage Society fosters cultural heritage, education, arts and recreation.”
Mission – “To develop and operate Kawartha Settlers’ Village, a place where people come to experience culture, arts and heritage and to promote the artistic interest and history of the Kawartha region.”


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