Doors Open Ontario

While this site has participated in Doors Open Ontario in the past, it is not part of the current season’s program. Please check the Home page for this year’s events and participating sites.

Eyer Wideman Homestead Doors Open Richmond Hill

Eyer Wideman Homestead

This house, constructed in 1828, is attributed to David Eyer (1796-1871) and is considered to be one of the earliest surviving examples of a Pennsylvania-German Mennonite dwelling in Richmond Hill. This designated building is currently used as the local youth centre, featuring an outdoor high and low ropes challenge course and a climbing wall. Enjoy craft activities and refreshments.

Tell us your story about this site

  • Guided tours available
  • Kid-friendly
  • Parking
  • Partial wheelchair access
  • Site is protected by the Ontario Heritage Trust
  • Washrooms

Contact info

1045 Elgin Mills Road East
Richmond Hill, Ontario
Telephone: 905-737-9210


Year built: 1828

Dates/hours open

Saturday May 9, 2020
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Eyer Wideman Homestead 1045 Elgin Mills Road East