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September 23, 2017

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Parking
Full wheelchair access
Washrooms
Kid-friendly
Guided tours available
Ontario 150

Arthur and Area Historical Rooms

CONTACT INFO ARCHITECTURE DATES/HOURS OPEN
146 George Street
Arthur , Ontario
Telephone: 519-848-3069
Building type: Museum
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Exhibits of the area’s military history show how the First and Second World Wars took too many citizens from “Canada’s Most Patriotic Village,” but also helped to forge their identity as independent Canadians who could hold their own on the world stage. The Canada 150 book project – compiling stories of these brave veterans – will be available at this event.

Parking
Washrooms
Kid-friendly
Guided tours available
Ontario 150

Knox Conn Presbyterian Church

CONTACT INFO ARCHITECTURE DATES/HOURS OPEN
8015 Highway 89
Conn, Ontario
Telephone: 519-323-0065
Year built: 1892
Building type: Place of worship
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Join us during Doors Open to explore this church’s last 150 years, featuring the history of local businesses and families. See the display about First World War veterans. Enjoy a period tea in the beautiful Fellowship Hall. View the architectural highlights of this 1892 church, including the round stained-glass window above the front door, which is rare in rural churches.

Parking
Full wheelchair access
Kid-friendly
Guided tours available

Mount Forest Cemetery Chapel

CONTACT INFO ARCHITECTURE DATES/HOURS OPEN
411257 Southgate Sideroad 41
Mount Forest, Ontario
Telephone: 519-848-3620
Year built: 1947
Building type: Cemetery
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Family and friends used to gather in this chapel before a loved one was buried. In winter, when burials were not possible, caskets were stored in the lower area of the chapel. See how technology has changed little over the years. Burial information will be available for people trying to locate family members or friends buried in the cemetery.

Parking
Partial wheelchair access
Washrooms
Kid-friendly
Guided tours available
Ontario 150

Mount Forest Museum and Archives

CONTACT INFO ARCHITECTURE DATES/HOURS OPEN
102 Main Street South
Mount Forest, Ontario
Telephone: 519-323-4755
Year built: 1853
Building type: Museum
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Explore the historical identity of small-town Ontario. View Lynes Blacksmith Shop, which dates back to 1883, and exhibits of Main Street merchants since 1880. Allow yourself to go back in time to see how people worked, travelled and lived in rural small towns nearly 150 years ago.

Parking
Full wheelchair access
Washrooms
Kid-friendly
Guided tours available
Self-guided tours available

Quality Engineered Homes

CONTACT INFO ARCHITECTURE DATES/HOURS OPEN
7307 Sideroad 5 West
Kenilworth, Ontario
Telephone: 519-323-4208
Year built: 1987
Building type: Commercial
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

During Doors Open Wellington North, drop by Quality Engineered Homes, tour the model homes and get an exclusive tour through the factory. Learn about the safety measures taken in the construction industry and innovations in our building processes.

Parking
Full wheelchair access
Washrooms
Kid-friendly
Guided tours available
Ontario 150

St. John's Evangelical-Lutheran Church

CONTACT INFO ARCHITECTURE DATES/HOURS OPEN
146 Sligo Road West
Mount Forest, Ontario
Telephone: 519-323-4844
Year built: 1960
Building type: Place of worship
Saturday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Tour the church and participate in a variety of Lutheran identity activities in keeping with the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.

Parking
Full wheelchair access
Washrooms
Kid-friendly
Guided tours available
Ontario 150

Wellington County Library - Arthur Branch

CONTACT INFO ARCHITECTURE DATES/HOURS OPEN
110 Charles Street East
Arthur, Ontario
Telephone: 519-848-3999
Year built: 2009
Building type: Library
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

A local book-lending operation evolved into the Arthur Mechanics Institute in 1884, which became the Arthur Public Library in 1911 – and, in 1976, became part of the Wellington County Library system. This multi-use facility houses the Arthur and Area Family Health Centre. View local history displays, explore an ancestry database and test your local and Canadian trivia knowledge.

Parking
Full wheelchair access
Washrooms
Kid-friendly
Guided tours available
Ontario 150

Wellington County Library - Mount Forest Branch

CONTACT INFO ARCHITECTURE DATES/HOURS OPEN
118 Main Street North
Mount Forest, Ontario
Telephone: 519-323-4541
Year built: 1913
Architect: George Gray
Building type: Library
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Andrew Carnegie’s gift of $10,000 and a donation of land by Mrs. Luxton in honour of her father, William Gruer, made the building of this 104-year-old library possible. See the updates made throughout the years while staying true to the building’s original character. View local history displays, explore an ancestry database and test your local and Canadian trivia knowledge.