Grand Hotel, Thein-person Doors Open Carleton Place
- Full wheelchair access
Built in 1872 as The Mississippi, this hotel was once a mecca for business travellers throughout the Ottawa Valley. Stompin’ Tom Connors wrote his song Big Joe Mufferaw here in 1967; he was influential in saving the building from demolition in the 1980s. A popular wedding venue, this hotel will showcase the main-floor ballroom and dining room during Doors Open.
Contact info7 Bridge Street
Carleton Place, Ontario
ArchitectureYear built: 1872
Building type:CommercialFood and drinkHistorical landmark
Dates/hours openSep 21, 10:00am - Sep 21, 04:00pm
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.