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The Seaway at 50: change challenges heritage of the Lost Villages

 
                 
 
 

The Seaway at 50: change challenges heritage of the Lost Villages

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Upper Canada Village is a living history museum at Morrisburg, ON, popular with families and school groups. It was born out of the flooding required to build the St Lawrence Seaway. Nearly 20 buildings rescued from the "Lost Villages" were relocated to form the nucleus of the park. This past spring, management announced changes to boost attendance, along with job cuts among the interpretive staff. That produced charges that a treasured resource Is being commercialized. Lucy Martin has more.
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