A Rich History Waiting to be Discovered in Our Historical Sites


Kidd Schoolhouse Museum

A small collection of local artifacts, including original blackboards from the Tory Hill schoolhouse and approximately fifty local family histories.


5373 Loop Rd, Highland Grove

Jane 705-448-9546

or  Joanne 705-448-2218




Red Cross Outpost Museum

In the heart of Wilberforce you will find this National Historic Site worth a visit. It was Ontario’s first Red Cross Hospital. Artifacts and photos depict the various decades of Red Cross nursing services between 1922 and 1963. Be sure to explore the grounds.


2314 Loop Rd, Wilberforce












Essonville Church

A beautiful little church built in 1888 and still maintained and used today for two special services a year, Christmas and Memorial Day - to which everyone is welcome! It can also be booked for weddings. Designated “One of the 8 Wonders of Haliburton County”


1284 County Rd, 4, Essonville Line




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