A walk through the Boyd Museum
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The story of Mossom Boyd, a 19-year-old pioneer who arrived in the 'back lakes' of Upper Canada in 1833 and became the Lumber King of the Trent Valley, as well as two generations of the Boyd family, is explained throughout the museum. Exhibits display tools and log shanties that were used to create exquisite textiles and lavish homes. The museum also features the Boyd Gallery which displays the work of local artists.
Museum Minute with Kari and Maddie
Join Kari and Maddie as they chat about items in the Museum.
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These private papers of individuals reveal much about the intricate class structures of society. By examining the late nineteenth-century diaries of W.T.C. Boyd of Bobcaygeon, Ontario