Campbell Carriage Factory Museum
19 Church Street, Middle Sackville
Tel. (506) 536-3079
Open: mid-June to end of August, 10:00 am-5 pm Tuesday to Sunday. Year-'round by appointment. $3 adult / $7 family
Discover an era where "horsepower" really meant powered by horses, when horse-drawn vehicles ruled the roads, and building them required talent and craftsmanship. At the historic Campbell Carriage Factory, Canada's only fully intact 19th century carriage factory, you'll see how all of this was achieved! The museum complex, overlooking the Tantramar marsh, also features an original blacksmith's shop and a carriage warehouse. Campbell Carriage Factory
Boultenhouse Heritage Centre
29 Queens Road • Tel: (506) 536-2541
Mid June to August, Tuesday to Sunday, 10 am - 5 pm September to Mid June, Tuesday to Friday 10:00am–4:30 p.m. or by appointment
$3 adult, $7 family
Find out about Sackville's glorious sea-faring days when you visit shipwright Christopher Boultenhouse's "Greek Revival" style mansion (ca. 1842). The centre features 19th century wall paper, a Marine room, Merchants & Manufacturing and Wry Family collection exhibits. The centre also houses a growing Family History Centre where you can research your family roots.Boultenhouse Heritage Centre
Anderson Octagonal House (at the Boultenhouse Heritage Centre)
This rare eight-sided house, built in 1855, was moved to its current location beside the Boultenhouse home in 2012 to celebrate Sackville’s 250th Anniversary. It has been rehabilitated as an exhibition and community space, featuring displays on the Anderson Family and the founding of Sackville Township, a newly renovated Resource Centre, and fascinating examples of period architecture and house details. Anderson Octagonal House
Sackville Harness Shop
39 Main St. • Tel. 536-0642 • Open Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday 8 a.m. until noon
Step back in time and visit Canada's oldest manufacturer of handmade leather horse harness products. Smell the leathers, listen to the antique sewing machines and discover the many treasures including leather belts, leather bags, custom harness of all types and the famous handcrafted long-straw neck collars for horses. The shop is believed to be the only place in North America still producing these collars.
See the selection of Western boots, jackets and grooming supplies. Also providing a repair service for leather products. Sackville Harness Shop
Sackville Centennial Monument
Main Street next to the Swan Pond, Ladies College Park
Citizens of Sackville were inspired by the Town’s 100th anniversary of incorporation in 2003 to erect a commemorative monument that recognizes the incorporation of Sackville in 1903, and to remember its founding members: Mi’kmaq, Acadians, New England Planter, Loyalists, and Yorkshire Settlers. The monument, unveiled in 2004 as part of the Annual Fall Fair Opening Ceremony, offers a place to reflect on our past and look to the future.
Middle Sackville Historical Kiosk
Featuring information on the commercial centre of southeast New Brunswick in the 19th Century. Learn about the mills, tanneries, and Baptist history by visiting the kiosk, located on the TransCanada Trail, across the street from the Middle Sackville Baptist Church in Middle Sackville, near the Campbell Carriage Factory.
Heritage Walking tour made possible by the support of the Province of New Brunswick and the Government of Canada.
Sackville and Area Historic Sites
The area in and around Sackville is particularily rich in history. Various forms of historical markers commemorate significant buildings, people, and events. The Tantramar Heritage Trust provides chronological listings and details on the area's historic sites as well as information on Sackville museums and other heritage news.
The Town's official Register of Historic Places, complete with documented research and source references, can be viewed at the Sackville Public Library, 68 Main Street. Sites in Sackville and across Canada can be viewed on the National Register.
- The history section: Sackville has a rich and layered history.
- Tantramar Historic Sites: a list of marked historic sites in the Sackville area.
- Tantramar Flashback: Dr. Bill Hamilton has written some great articles on local history.
- Historical Sights and Sounds of Sackville Walk (5.8 MB PDF): Enjoy a good stroll? Try the new Sackville Heritage Walk. (A project of the Tantramar Historic Sites Committee & Town of Sackville.
- Masters, Mariners & Merchants (303 KB PDF): A walking tour of the Sackville Rural Cemetery, pioneer section. York Street, Sackville.