Family & Friends:
the Village Collective & Shelley
McVittie's Gallery has found a new location at 46329
Sparta Line, Main Street Sparta -situated directly across
from the Forge & Anvil Museum and right next door
to Julia Hansford's Studio.
was actually the Ollie House, 1838. John Ollie was the
owner and smith of the blacksmith and carriage house
across the street, now known as the Forge & Anvil
Museum. When John Ollie purchased the blacksmith shop
in 1839, It was built in 1827 however, he had the slab
roof replace by the first machine made cedar shingles.
In 1924 the Library was moved to the Ollie house as
Mrs. Ollie became the Librarian.
there is a modern apartment upstairs and an local artist
collective downstairs. Room after room is to be ventured
into, to discover why this is now the most popular gathering
place for true Canadian Artists and Artisans - who are
ready to serve those customers that seek pure Canadian
pride in their workmanship and craft.
to the new proprietors of the Village Collective, Trudy
and Jon Bunde. Trudy along with the continuing support
of myself, Shelley promise to keep up the same legendary
hospitality and graciousness our customers came to expect.
We will resume offering the extraordinary works of the
local Canadian Artists and Artisans as well as introduce
some new wonderful talent along with bringing back your
we invite you anytime to drop in and meet Trudy. Follow
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