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Wellington County Museum and Archives

Wellington County Museum and Archives
Address: 0536 Wellington Road 18, Fergus, Ontario, Canada, N1M 2W3
Phone: 519.846.0916
Description:

The Wellington County Museum and Archives is a National Historic Site located in the building that stands as the oldest remaining House of Industry and Refuge in Canada.

Built in 1877 as place for the poor, homeless, and destitute people of Wellington County, it operated as a Poor House and Industrial Farm until 1947. It then served as the County Home for the Aged until 1974, when it became the Wellington County Museum and Archives.

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