“bringing our story back to life…”
Third Annual Fundraising Dinner
ORE CAR PROJECT UNDERWAY
Construction of a full-size replica of an 1860s iron ore railway car is underway. This type of car was made in Cobourg, the first order produced by the Ontario Foundry, soon to become the famous Crossen Car Company.
Made of wood and with a tipping design (more….)
LOTTERY TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW
You can make a worthwhile contribution to the operation of the Sifton-Cook Heritage Centre and at the same time have a chance at winning $300, $200 or $100 for yourself! Tickets are sold in sets of "three for $15" and are available in issues of the Northumberland News, at many retailers in downtown Cobourg, or from the Heritage Centre itself, open weekends until the draw.
The draw will take place at our Annual Fundraising Dinner, October 8, at Cobourg's Best Western.
Stock rolls over the Rice Lake Bridge between Cobourg and Peterborough every day we're open. There are new buildings and layout improvements as we bring "the story back to life". The Blairton Iron Ore Mine has a giant derrick transfering the ore to the cars and Cobourg Harbour has a new turntable and engine house. And there's more!
Exhibits from 2012 & 2013 can be viewed on this web site at: "Visit Us/Exhibit Archives"
The Cobourg Museum Foundation is a registered charitable organization that operates for the benefit of the public. It is supported first of all by its faithful volunteers and membership. Private donations, and the support of the Town of Cobourg and other agencies including our Provincial and Federal Governments are vital to its continued development.