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Accessible by water taxi, tour boats and private boat, the castle is open for self-guided tours from mid-May through mid-October. The five-acre island is fully handicapped accessible, several picnic areas, a gift shop, and a food and beverage concession. There are six impressive structures to explore on Heart Island - Boldt Castle, the Power House, the Alster Tower, the Hennery, the Arch, and a stone gazebo. Exhibits in the various structures and a 15 minute video presentation offer a look into the lifestyle of George and Louise Boldt, along with a history of the 1000 Islands region and the restoration efforts on Heart Island. In Boldt Castle the first floor exhibits are dedicated to the lives of George and Louise Boldt and the development of the 1000 Islands. The second floor of the Castle features Schloss Studio, with hand-detailed ceramic tiles, plates, and sketches.
Other History nearby:
(Napanee) Allan MacPherson House and Park
(Clayton) Antique Boat Museum
(Alexandria Bay) Boldt Castle
(Gananoque) Boldt Castle
(Kingston) Correctional Service of Canada Museum
(Kingston) Fairfield House and Park
01/23 Coming to The Gananoque area
Rochester Greek Festival Rochester NY May30-June2 Serving your favorite Greek pita sandwiches like Gyro, Souvlaki and Loukaniko. Try homemade Spanakopita, Greek Chicken, Pastichio, Moussaka, Stuffed Green Pepper and Tomato and Lamb Shank dinners.
Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival Utica NY July18-21 A Who's Who of Bluegrass in the Beautiful Catskill Mountains. A Gathering of Music, Learning & Friends.
Franklin County Fair Malone NY August3-11 This annual county fair, taking place in late summer, schedules events such as: Rooster Crowing Contest, Truck & Tractor Pull, Horse Show, Clothing Revue Grandstand, 4-H Goat Showmanship/4-H Goat Costume Driving Class.
St Anthony Italian Festival Seneca Falls NY August30-September1 Music, rides, games, fireworks, delicious food and more await you and your family at the largest and most successful Italian festival in the country.