DescriptionWoodstock, on the Thames River, is a manufacturing city settled in 1798. The Woodstock Museum (formerly the City Hall) in Museum Square was designed after the town hall in Woodstock, England. The bell tower of Old St. Paul's Anglican Church, 723 Dundas St., served as a jail during the Mackenzie Rebellion of 1837. The 1834 church features original box pews and has a pioneer cemetery; phone (519) 537-3077 for information about tours.
A farmers market is held Saturday mornings 7 to noon at the fairgrounds. The fairgrounds, 875 Nellis St., is the site of the Woodstock Wood Show usually held the first weekend of October. Reputed to be the largest of its kind in North America, this show features seminars, demonstrations and woodcrafts.
Visitor InfoTourism Oxford 580 Bruin Blvd. WOODSTOCK, ON N4V 1E5. Phone:(519)539-9800 or (866)801-7368
Things to SeeWoodstock Museum