History of the museum

Many people have contributed to the development of the Hastings County Museum of Agricultural Heritage, now known as Farmtown Park  and they each have a different story to tell.

Saving the Dutch Clock

Norm McWater has a long career as a cheese and butter maker, a  dairy inspector and a bee keeper. He collected and donated many of artifacts in the Dairy Building at the Hastings County Museum of Agricultural Heritage.  He played an important part in rescuing the Dutch Clock which has pride of place.