Glengarry Pioneer Museum

   
Category: Arts and Heritage
Types: Museums, Historic Sites
Region: Eastern Ontario
Address: 1645 County Rd #30, Dunvegan
Phone: 613-527-5230
Glengarry Pioneer Museum

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A history of the pioneer settlement in Glengarry, beginning in the early 1800's. A unique collection of buildings is located at the site: The Star Inn, once a stagecoach stop, housing the original bar, believed to be the oldest in Eastern Ontario; the recently restored Olivier Hamelin Blacksmith Shop, among the last operating in Canada when it closed in 1984; a cheese factory, barn and livery shed, all appointed with antique equipment; the Roxborough Town hall; and a windmill, restored to working order. Special collections include photographs by the Alexandria photographer, Duncan Donovan; Gaelic books and bibles; a unique collection of the works of Ralph Connor. Other artifacts on display include furniture, clothing, textiles, china, farm tools and maps indicating the earliest farms in the area. The Museum holds special exhibits and community events during the summer months. May-June and Sept to Thanksgiving; Sat, Sun & Holiday Mondays 1-5pm July to August: Everyday except Mondays 1-5pm

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