The Sister City Garden is a beautiful and peaceful setting on the grounds of the Sylvania Historical Village. The garden celebrates the alliance with our sister city, Woodstock in Ontario, Canada. Its three-season floral displays ensure dazzling colors whenever you visit.


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Sylvania's Sister City

Sylvania's Sister City, Woodstock, Ontario is located in Southwestern Ontario, Canada, situated along the Quebec City–Windsor Corridor. Woodstock has a population of about 38,000. The city is the seat of Oxford County, at the head of the non-navigable Thames River, approximately 80 miles from Toronto, and 25 miles from London, Ontario. The city is known as the Dairy Capital of Canada and promotes itself as "The Friendly City." Woodstock is the official seat of Oxford County.

As a small historic city, Woodstock is one of the few cities in Ontario to still have all of its original administration buildings. The city has developed a strong economic focus towards manufacturing and tourism.

The city plays host to a number of cultural and artistic exhibits, including the Woodstock Museum, a national historic site. Woodstock's summer festivals contribute to its tourism industry. The city's west end has exceptionally well-preserved Victorian neihborhoods, most notable of these streets is Vansittart Avenue, named after Admiral Henry Vansittart, one of the city's first settlers.