Little Claybelt Homesteaders Museum
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Little Claybelt Homesteaders Museum

Claybelt Chronicles Vol 9

Museum has been closed for the winter, and we are awaiting word on whether we will be allowed to re-open this summer.

In the meantime, capturing our history goes on with the publication of Claybelt Chronicles Vol 9, the final volume in this series, available June 2020.

We have many local history books for sale in our gift shop including Claybelt Chronicles Volumes 1 through 9; Claybelt Tapestry Volumes 1, 2, 3; Claybelt Memories Volumes 1, 2,and 3; Dymond, Harley, Hilliard, Kerns and Hudson Townships; Milberta, Hilliard, and McCool Schools reunion books; Memories from Milberta Alexander Memorial United Church; and a reprint of Agricultural Temiskaming 1910, A Pictorial Visit of New Liskeard's First 100 Years 1903-2003, as well as other souvenir and gift items. We have a list of our available titles here.

Donate through Canada Helps or simply mail cheque to the Museum

The Little Claybelt Homesteaders Museum needs your support. Memberships are only one way you can show your support. Donations are another way. Our charitable number is 0583526-50-19 and tax-deductible reciepts are written for donations. Support for our fund raisers, purchases from our Gift Shop, even sponsoring special exhibits, go a long way to help. Volunteers are needed in a number of areas.

Most of all, we'd like you to visit us at the Museum. See for yourself what is happening. Admission is free, and the history is yours. Make this the year you come to see it all for yourself.

Founded in 1974, and moved to its present location in 2000, the Little Claybelt Homesteaders Museum offers unique insights into the history of the region. Exhibits are changed periodically to reflect what we know of pioneer life in the area from the 1880s through the 1950s.

Open during in the summer months, admission is free as the museum operates on donations at the door, sales from the Gift Shop, and through community efforts. As a tourist visiting, the insights add a lot to your visit in the area. As a resident, it is reassuring to know that our ancestor's efforts are being recorded, preserved and made available for research.

Some of the books in our book shop

Support our museum by visiting, volunteering, or sponsoring. Email here to volunteer, or discuss a project you might like to pursue. To become a member, go here to get the membership form ($15 individuals/ $25 family). To assist with a donation of artifacts, contact us at the museum. We issue charitable receipts for cash donations (Charitable number is 0583526-50-19).

The exhibits at the Little Claybelt Homesteaders Museum reflect all aspects of life as pioneers, including commerce in the area. There is something for everyone to enjoy. Tours are available and may be booked in advance during our open season in the summer months. Call us at 705-647-9575.

The history is yours.
Make this the year you come to see it all for yourself.