Rose House Museum, Waupoos Ontario 3333 County Road 8 RR 4, Picton, ON K0K 2T0 Phone: 613-476-5439 http://prince-edward-county.com/item/rose-house-museum/ This gem is off the more touristy path in Waupoos which houses wineries and many activities. Drive a bit further and discover some Prince Edward County heritage at the Rose House Museum. The Rose House has survived since the early 1800's with few alterations,...
Mariners' Park Museum, Milford Ontario 2065 County Rd 13, Milford, ON K0K 2P0 This marine museum has over 5,000 artifacts including the top of the lighthouse from False Duck Island. Items on display at the museum include a First Nation's birch bark canoe and a dugout canoe, and items recovered from area shipwrecks. [googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m18!1m12!1m3!1d2873.7970984907715!2d-77.05485728449352!3d43.92217467911304!2m3!1f0!2f0!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x89d7cbacde11ca65%3A0x52bef3f2544eceb7!2sMariners'+Park+Museum!5e0!3m2!1sen!2sca!4v1490271225882&w=600&h=450]
Nawautin Nature Sanctuary, Grafton Ontario 101 Keewatin Dr, Grafton, ON K0K 2G0 Tucked away, quite, remote, and quaint This 5.31 hectare sanctuary shelters a wide variety of wildlife including deer, fox, beaver, rabbits and birds. Discover a small covered bridge, several ponds, waterfront parks and a pebbly beach that slopes gradually to Lake Ontario. Accessible from the Estate of Nawautin Shores,...
The Holleford Meteor Crater, South Frontenac Ontario Address: 3963 Holleford Rd, Hartington, ON K0H 1W0, Canada GPS Coordinates: N 44 27.511 W 076 37.985 It came from Outer Space. Most of us at one time or another gazed into amazement at the night sky and watched streaks of light. On rare occasion we can hear the crackle as a "close one" burns up...
St Raphael's Ruins Glengarry, Cornwall, Ontario Access: County Road 18, (The King's Road) | South Glengarry, Cornwall, Ontario K0C 2J0, Canada This site was located in the book the top 125 most unusual places to see in Ontario. I visited this on a trip to Montreal (about 15 minutes North of Highway 401) and enjoyed the ambiance, story, and unique structure....
Circa 1835 William Lang and his wife Jane (Stewart) Lang built a carding and fulling mill on the Indian River, a mile north of the village of Lang. The sawmill in Lang burned in 1873 and shortly thereafter, William and his son-in-law Richard Hope added a saw house to their mill. By1892 the wool and carding business was discontinued...
Ontario's First Gold Mine, Eldorado Ontario Eldorado is located right on Highway 62 a little over 9 kilometres north of the junction of Hwy. 7 (The Trans Canada Hwy.) Nothing much is left of Eldorado now, but in 1866 the story was quite different. When rumours of gold discoveries such as "gold the size of butternuts" began to surface, the town,...
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North America's largest dry stone bridge, Karlo Estates Winery, Wellington Ontario 561 Danforth Rd, Wellington, ON K0K 3L0 http://www.karloestates.com/ Not heavily marketed the Karlo Estates winery boasts North America's largest dry stone bridge near Wellington Ontario. This is an interesting place to explore since when you arrive at the winery you can follow a trail Southeast for a small hike...
The Old White Chapel, Picton Ontario On the north side of White Chapel Road just east of Road 49, Picton Ontario The White Chapel was the first Methodist Church in Prince Edward County and one of the earliest in Upper Canada. Construction began by William Moore in 1809 and the church as it now stands was completed in 1811. The White...
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Port Dalhousie Inner Range Lighthouse, St. Catharines Ontario 80 Lighthouse Rd. St. Catharines, ON For just over a century, Port Dalhousie harbour served as the northern terminus of the first three Welland Canals. These made the town a maritime destination and industrial centre. This is the third lighthouse to be located on this site. The first lighthouse was constructed in 1852,...
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