What Ever Happened To The Bowmanville Zoo?

What was once a major tourist attraction for the Durham Region, The Bowmanville Zoo closed its doors for good on October 10, 2016, three years before it’s 100-year anniversary. The Durham Region’s much-loved attraction was founded in 1919, and was the oldest privately-owned zoo in North America. For many decades, the zoo brought in about…

Bowmanville, Ontario: A Historic Community with Charm & Accessibility

Situated in the municipality of Clarington, Bowmanville has a population of 40,000 people. Located about 75 km east of Toronto and 15 km east of Oshawa along Highway 2, Bowmanville’s history dates back 200 years with the arrival of the first European settlers. Remnants of the town’s early prosperous years are found throughout town, not only in the streetscape of the downtown area,…