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Horseless Carriage Museum Participates in Guinness World Record!

On August 15, 2015, Richard, Steve And Josh Wilson headed to St. Albert ON (on the Quebec border) to participate in a World Record Breaking Threshing Bee held at the St.  Albert Curd Festival. Francois Latour  and other organizers promoted the event heavily in hopes of inviting enough threshing machines and teams to beat the previous record […]

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Gearing up for 2015

We are all looking forward to the end of this long cold winter, so we are turning our thoughts to May and the start of a new season at Horseless Carriage Museum! The new ads are up and running on the local cable station, and calls are already coming in for tours! Come on spring! […]

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Motoring Across Generations!

Does this car look familiar? It is our 1907 Reo before Dad bought her and brought her home to the Museum. This picture was sent by Serena Edmunds, great granddaughter of George Grey Senior, the original owner who walked from Bury Quebec to Nashua New Hampshire to buy it new in 1907. The REO touring […]

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York Region HOG visits Horseless Carriage Museum

On Thurs. May 8th 2014, the York Region HOG (Harley Owners Group) stopped by on their Hooky Ride to Fenelon Falls which was organized by Mark Robinson. There were 17 Bikes and 18 riders. Very one had a wonderful, and educational time exploring the museum before leaving for dinner at Just for the Halibut, in Bobcaygeon. A collection […]

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“Honouring the Past” in Kawartha Lakes

Horseless Carriage Museum gathered together with other community groups this past Saturday, July 20, at Honouring The Past. It was a great day to bring awareness about local history to the friendly and curious folks of the Kawartha Lakes region. Some wonderful memories were shared, new friends made, and fascinating stories discovered!! Now the fun […]

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Horseless Carriage at an Air Show!

Time flies! Literally! And, it becomes very obvious when you start flipping through the old family albums. Recently mom “rediscovered” one of her favourite pictures of dad, taken about 18 years ago when they attended the Bracebridge Air show. They were invited to the Heritage Show held at the airport and they brought the 1905 […]

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Horseless Carraige at the Lindsay Lilac Festival

                This past summer the Horseless Carriage Museum attended the Lindsay Lilac Festival in the Kawartha Lakes Region. It was the first public display of both the 1878 Penny Farthing Bicycle and the 1906 Columbia Graphaphone. Both are new and notable pieces for the Museum. The Penny Farthing was […]

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“The Way We Were” Weekly Post- 1907 REO Car

We are very proud to be ONLY the second family to own this magnificent 1907 REO model A touring car. It was originally purchased new by George Grey Senior in 1907. Mr. Grey lived in Burry Quebec, and when he had saved enough money to purchase a car, he WALKED from his home in Burry to Nashua New […]

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1895 Sawyer & Massey Steam Traction Engine-“History of a Very Useful Engine”

At the Horseless Carriage Museum, every exhibit has character, and a story. I would like to share with you the history of our 1895 Sawyer & Massey from the time she was created until she came home to us. In 1895, the Sawyer & Massey Company was manufacturing these large steam engines in Hamilton Ontario […]

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“The Way We Were” Weekly Post- Art Oxford “Laurel” Stove

As I had mentioned before, we are always looking for antique photos that illustrate the every day use of some of the exhibits you can find in the musem. Our Art Oxford “Laurel” base burner stove, made by the Gurney Foundry Ltd.  Toronto, Ont., has been a favourite with visitors and is centrally located in […]

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