Historical Walking Tours Picton
June 1st, 2016.
One of the best ways to discover community history is through walking tours.
History Lives Here Inc. has provided guided walking tours of Picton to visitors for over a decade now sharing stories of streets, buildings, people, and past events, which have shaped the community.
One of the most popular tours is of the historic Glenwood Cemetery in Picton. Opened in 1873, this 62-acre property of winding roads, rolling hills, and mature trees is the final resting place of Wellington Boulter, the father of the canning industry in Canada, temperance pioneer Letitia Youmans, and a convicted murderer, a 23-year old man many people believed was hanged in 1884 for a crime he didn’t commit.
Experienced guides take you on this journey into the past. Tours last approximately 90-minutes. The cost is $20/per person. A family rate (for two adults and two children under age 16) is $50. To arrange a tour, contact us by email at email@example.com