Scadding Cabin

Public Programming:


Scadding Cabin is constructed of squared, white pine logs with dovetailed corners and is furnished as a typical settler’s first house, with artefacts dating from the 1790s to the 1850s

Re-enactments / Theatre

Costumed volunteers will happily answer your questions about the early history of York (Toronto). York Pioneers often organize displays of settler skills such as spinning and wood carving, and presentations by members of First Nations.

Rouge Park


Artefacts / Archeology

Bead Hill, an archaeological site with the remains of a 17th century Seneca Village on the Lower Rouge River, is a National Historic Site designated by the Historical Sites and Monuments Board of Canada in 1991. The site is a sensitive archaeological area and is not open to the public at this time.