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A Spring tour of Glenwood

The Glenwood Cemetery and ACO Prince Edward County invite you to experience one of the County’s most treasured heritage sites through a tour of this historic cemetery on Saturday, May

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Canadian History

PICTON’S ICONIC ROYAL HOTEL

It was an imposing brick building three stories high with ornate exterior details including an iron balcony along the full length of the building and an elaborate octagonal cupola that established The Royal as the dominant heritage fixture of the town’s skyline.

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Canadian History

THE GUNSHOT TREATY

It would be easy to pass by the stone cairn at the stoplights in the village of Carrying Place, Prince Edward County. But for those interested in peeling back layers upon layers of Canadian History, this site has stories to tell.

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In the News

THE ONGOING BATTLE FOR HERITAGE IN THE COUNTY

The community watched in horror as an 1875 former Methodist Church was demolished on Picton’s Main Street. The destruction of the building was rated as one of the top ten heritage losses of that year by the National Heritage Trust of Canada. Today, the site remains a weedy, vacant lot.

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Canadian History

Save Sandbanks Heritage Homes

Save Sandbanks Heritage Homes Historic Prince Edward County, Ontario is home to many heritage buildings and cultural landscapes all contributing to its special appeal as a major international tourism destination.

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Events

County History Nights

In partnership with the County Cider Company and St. John’s Anglican Church in Waupoos, History Lives Here will be hosting four area authors speaking about the rich history of the

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