287 King Street East, Brockville Ontario M5C 1J3
Senator George Taylor Fulford made millions from Pink Pills for Pale People, a patent medicine he manufactured in Brockville and sold around the world. Fulford recognized the commercial potential of the readership developed by mass-circulation newspapers and built his business on saturation print advertising. He constructed Fulford Place, a 20,000-square-foot Edwardian mansion between 1899 and 1901. The original grounds were designed by Frederick Olmsted of the Olmsted landscaping firm, which also designed Central Park in New York City. Original tapestries, paintings, statuary and ceramics collected on the Fulfords world travels are on display throughout the period rooms and are featured in special exhibits. 45-minute guided tours of the mansion are available on request.
Other History nearby:
(Clayton) Antique Boat Museum
(Alexandria Bay) Boldt Castle
(Gananoque) Boldt Castle
(Kingston) Correctional Service of Canada Museum
(Kingston) Fairfield House and Park
(Kingston) Frontenac County Schools Museum
02/26 Coming to The Brockville 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.
The Woodstock Fruit Festival Diamond Point NY August18-25 Children are our future and it is vitally important to expose them to the environment where eating whole raw fruits and vegetables is the norm.