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Huron Historic Gaol and Governor's House

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The Huron Historic Gaol is a unique and imposing octagonal building which served as the County Jail from its opening in 1842 until 1972. The Gaol is now a National Historic Site. The building originally housed the County Courts and Council Chambers, as well as serving as Gaol and House of Refuge. The Governor's House was built in 1901 in the area of one of the courtyards, and clearly illustrates the important status of this position within a rural Ontario community in the early part of the 20t h century. Visitors can view and learn the stories behind the many unique items and displays found throughout the Gaol and Governor's House.

Location: Highway 21 and Gloster Terrace, Goderich Ontario N7A 2T8 Telephone 519-524-6971

Other History nearby:
(Bayfield) Goderich Township Windmill
(Goderich) Huron County Museum
(Goderich) Huron Historic Gaol and Governor's House
(Goderich) Marine Museum
(Port Sanilac) Sanilac County Historical Museum

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