Edgely Rabbit Hutch

Dates From: circa 1860
Original Location: Edgeley, Ontario (Jane Street and Highway 7)

Built with a timber frame and board and batten finish, this structure was used by several farmers in the community to butcher livestock.

Because storing large quantities of meat was difficult in a time before refrigeration, farmers often worked together, sharing the meat from one animal at a time.

The building was moved to Black Creek Pioneer Village in 1970, and opened to the public the following year.

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