Doors Open Ontario

Grand Hotel, The Doors Open Carleton Place

Grand Hotel, The

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.

Tell us your story about this site

  • Parking
  • Full wheelchair access
  • Washrooms

Contact info

7 Bridge Street
Carleton Place, Ontario
Telephone: 613-492-1566


Year built: 1872
Building type: Commercial, Food and drink, Historical landmark

Dates/hours open

Saturday September 21, 2019
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Grand Hotel, The 7 Bridge Street