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June 24, 2017

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Parking
Partial wheelchair access
Washrooms
National Historic Site (Canada)
Guided tours available
Self-guided tours available
Site has blue and gold provincial plaque
Site is protected by the Ontario Heritage Trust

Bethune Memorial House National Historic Site

CONTACT INFO ARCHITECTURE DATES/HOURS OPEN
235 John Street North
Gravenhurst, Ontario
Telephone: 705-687-4261
Year built: 1880
Building type: Historic landmark
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

This house was built in 1880 to serve as the manse for Knox Presbyterian Church. Malcolm Norman Bethune became the minister of Knox in 1889, and the next year his son Norman was born here. The Bethune family remained in Gravenhurst until 1893. Visit the birthplace of Dr. Norman Bethune and discover the remarkable achievements of this illustrious Canadian doctor.

Parking
Washrooms
Guided tours available

D & B's B&B

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510 Muskoka Road North
Gravenhurst, Ontario
Telephone: 705-687-5264
Landscape type: Garden
Style: Victorian
Building type: Private residence
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

D & B’s B&B is an elegant Victorian home on the main street of Gravenhurst. Only a few owners have lived here since the original one, Warnicke. A charming reading cottage and a fish pond enhance the private gardens of the two-storey gabled residence.

Parking
Full wheelchair access
Washrooms
Guided tours available

Gravenhurst Ambulance Station

CONTACT INFO ARCHITECTURE DATES/HOURS OPEN
1005 North Muldrew Lake Road
Gravenhurst, Ontario
Year built: 2006
Architect: Greystone
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The two-bay Gravenhurst Ambulance Station was built in 2006 to serve the community. Constructed adjacent to the busy Muskoka Wharf, it features accommodations for first responder teams. Visit this unique location and see how an ambulance station functions, and how they quickly respond to emergencies across Muskoka.

Parking
Partial wheelchair access
Washrooms
Kid-friendly
Site has blue and gold provincial plaque

Gravenhurst Railway Station

CONTACT INFO ARCHITECTURE DATES/HOURS OPEN
150 Second Street
Gravenhurst, Ontario
Telephone: 705-687-3412, ext. 246
Year built: 1916
Building type: Transportation
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Edward, Prince of Wales (later King Edward VIII), officially opened this historical railway station in September 1919. The town bought and restored the buildings in 1986. The station is an excellent example of early 20th-century railway architecture and is one of a few early stations remaining in Central Ontario.

Parking
Full wheelchair access
Washrooms
Kid-friendly
Guided tours available

Heritage Boatworks

CONTACT INFO ARCHITECTURE DATES/HOURS OPEN
185 Cherokee Lane
Gravenhurst, Ontario
Telephone: 705-687-2115
Building type: Transportation
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Observe traditional Muskoka boat building of the early 1900s as a group of dedicated volunteers works to restore a variety of wooden boats and canoes. Admire the restoration work these talented people have already completed. They demonstrate the craftsmanship that was a hallmark of the famous boat-building workshops throughout Muskoka.

Parking
Full wheelchair access
Washrooms
Guided tours available

Sawdust City Brewing Company

CONTACT INFO ARCHITECTURE DATES/HOURS OPEN
397 Muskoka Road North
Gravenhurst, Ontario
Telephone: 705-681-1100
Year built: 1950s
Building type: Commercial, Food and drink
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Sawdust City Brewing Company is dedicated to the art and science of creating exceptional craft beers. While they produce traditional ales in different styles, there is nothing traditional about the flavour. Join brewmaster Sam Corbeil and his talented team and learn how these award-winning beers are produced. Since they opened, Sawdust City has become a cornerstone of this community.