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Archaeology

A working farm, Scotsdale presents visitors with 531 acres (215 hectares) of pastoral countryside. Superb hiking trails run through the farm's rolling hills and woodlands. The Bruce Trail and the Bennett Heritage Trail cross the property, offering hikers hours of scenic enjoyment in this Niagara Escarpment park.

Scotsdale Farm was bequeathed to the Trust by Stewart and Violet (Letty) Bennett in 1982.

Identified in 1984, the Emmerson Springs archaeological site dates to the early to mid-16th century and represents a small Iroquoian village site. It has been examined most recently in partnership with the University of Toronto. In 2002 and 2003, archaeological field schools took place at the site.
 

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This is learning ... old-school

This is learning ... old-school

Visit the Enoch Turner Schoolhouse and see how education happened in an 1848 one-room schoolhouse in downtown Toronto
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The original twitter ...

Explore our Natural heritage properties. (Photo: Garth Baker)