Step into the past this summer at Fulford Place and Homewood Museum

Fulford Place

From palaces to ploughshares, the past is waiting to be explored at Fulford Place and Homewood Museum!

Kick off your summer with two engaging programs, presented as part of the Ontario Heritage Trust’s MyOntario – A vision over time, a conversation among Ontarians about our experiences, identities, values and aspirations.

Raising Royalty – Talk and afternoon tea

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 from 2 to 4 p.m.

Fulford Place

287 King Street East
Brockville, Ontario

Cost: $5 admission to the talk; $25 for admission with afternoon tea service (advance purchase required)

Join Carolyn Harris, author of Raising Royalty: 1,000 Years of Royal Parenting, for a fascinating look into the history of royal families. Enjoy an afternoon tea on the Fulford Place veranda as you explore how royal parents dealt with raising their children, from keeping Vikings at bay to fending off the paparazzi. Copies of the book will be available for purchase ($30 each).

Tickets to the talk can be purchased at Fulford Place in advance or at the door. Tickets for afternoon tea service must be purchased in advance. Space is limited, so secure your spot early!

Tools Through Time youth program and Antique Wheels in Motion demonstrations

Saturday, June 24, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Tools Through Time youth program) and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Antique Wheels in Motion)

Homewood Museum
Highway 2 between Maitland and Prescott
Locator #1372

Cost: Free; advance registration required for the youth program – call 613-348-1246.

Age: Tools Through Time: 8-10 years old; Antique Wheels in Motion demonstrations: All ages

Discover how tools and machines shaped farm life over the centuries. Presented in partnership with Antique Wheels in Motion, Tools Through Time explores the history of agricultural tools through demonstrations, crafts and activities for kids.

Antique Wheels in Motion will display a variety of collectibles at the Museum, including vintage washing machines, butter churns, woodworking tools and a 1940s tractor. Drop in to view the artifacts, meet the collectors and learn about upcoming events, including the 22nd Annual Harvest Days Demonstrations in August.

Fulford Place – a National Historic Site – is owned and operated by the Ontario Heritage Trust, an agency of the Government of Ontario dedicated to identifying, preserving, protecting and promoting Ontario's heritage.

Throughout the year, the museum will present MyOntario – A vision over time. Share the places, memories, photos, artifacts, artworks and traditions that inspire you! Join the conversation and look for special MyOntario activities at Trust sites across the province.