Cornwall and the Counties Opens Doors September 7-8

August 30, 2013
By Bob Peters

Cornwall Ontario – Doors Open is a unique opportunity to experience some of the Cornwall’s coolest historical sites.

On September 7-8, Cornwall and the Counties open their doors to 19 historical sites for everyone to enjoy. Some of these sites are rarely available to the public, so its an unique chance to experience the region’s expansive history, all for free!

  • Aultsville Train Station
  • St. Lawrence Power Development Visitor Centre
  • Cornwall Community Museum
  • Historic Cornwall Jail
  • Cornwall Downtown & Le Village History & Heritage Tours
  • Lost Villages Museum
  • Salem United Church
  • South Lancaster Walking Tour
  • Lancaster Masonic Lodge
  • St. John’s Anglican Church
  • Glengarry Pioneer Museum
  • St. Raphels Ruins
  • Sir John Johnson Manor House
  • Nor’westers & Loyalist Museum
  • Bethune Thompson House
  • Raisin River Heritage Centre
  • Martintown Grist Mill
  • Cannamore Orchard Farm Museum
  • Cornwall Public Library

“Doors Open is a great opportunity for visitors to experience and truly appreciate Cornwall and the Counties’ rich history,” said Linda Wilson, Executive Director of Cornwall & The Counties Tourism. “Visitors should plan to spend the night and include our many great restaurants and shops to their stay.”

Click here to view the Doors Open poster with dates and times and additional info.

About Doors Open

Doors Open is a province wide celebration of history and heritage that has been ongoing since 2002. From April through October, communities throughout the province “open the doors” to their many heritage sites, such as museums, churches and other historical sites for the public to experience. This weekend, September 8-9, its Cornwall and the Counties turn!


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