The Spencerville Mill is excited to be offering onsite, curriculum based, educational programming for school groups. These programs will be available September through October 2014. Browse through the descriptions below to get an idea of our exciting, hands-on programming. For more information please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 613-658-5885.
Students will learn about the importance of the Mill to the local community. They will discover various jobs and activities which were available within the community in the 1800s.
The Local Community
How has our local community changed since its inception? Using our model village students will discover how Spencerville has grown and changed.
How did heritage buildings operate before there was electricity? The use of pulleys and gears of course! Students will learn all about how simple pulleys assisted the miller in operating a successful business.
Heritage and Structure
Why is the Mill still standing after 149 years? Discover the technology that went into the structure and why it has remained an important building to Spencerville.
Discovering Heritage Life
Want to know what it was like to be a child in a rural community 100+ years ago? Explore games, chores, school and more!
Development of Spencerville
Explore what life was like as the early community of Spencerville developed around the Mill.
A Community Glance of Early Life in Canada
Join a walking tour of Spencerville and see how the community developed and grew as you learn about our rich heritage.
All programs include a personalized tour of the Spencerville Mill and full use of the Mill Park for picnics or nature studies as we are located on the banks of the South Nation River.
Low cost of $2.00 per student includes all materials for programs and a small take home bag with follow-up activities.
Each program will take approximately 2 hours to complete.
Funding provided by the Government of Ontario