Thursday, July 18, 2013

Beat the Heat at Backus-Page House Museum


Interested in having a summer picnic?

What better place to enjoy the outdoors than a provincial park?
The Backus-Page House Museum would love to provide you with all your picnic needs including; place settings, cutlery, and picnic blankets for FREE.
We can also provide your picnic with a catered lunch for $15,
please call 3 DAYS ahead for catered lunches 519-762-3072.
We have many picnic tables located all over our property,
in the shade or in the sun - all surrounded by nature.
We are located across from the John E. Pearce Provincial Park at
29424 Lakeview Line, Wallacetown, ON.

Monday, July 1, 2013

Promoting Canada History Week

From July 1st to July 7th is
Canada History Week
"Canada History Week is an occasion for Canadians to learn more about our history through local and national activities and events. Explore a museum in your community, take advantage of the free admission on July 1 to all national parks and historic sites across Canada, or join in on a local event that celebrates the history of your community."
Quote from the Honourable James Moore, June 30, 2013
Come on out to the Backus-Page House Museum during Canada History Week to enjoy a different special exhibit item everyday. These items are not part of our regular exhibits and have rarely been seen by the public. Each day the item will change so hurry out to see these special items on display for a limited time!
July 1st - Victoria Brooch and Necklace
July 2nd - Andrew Backus' Military Certificates
July 3rd - Military Hat and Button
July 4th - The Page Quartet
July 5th - Gun Powder Horns
July 6th - Homestead Saturday Barn Exhibit Opening
July 7th - Sunday Summer Tea with Special Guest Valrita Fournier