Box 2150, Union and Church Streets, Picton Ontario K0K 2T0
613-476-3836 Fax 613-476-8356
Among the points of interest at this 4 1/2-acre historic site are the restored St. Mary Magdalene Church, built in 1853, which now houses the Prince Edward County Museum; the restored 1830s Macaulay House, gardens and carriage house; and the Parish Cemetery. This community facility interprets the history and heritage of the influential Reverend William Macaulay and family, as well as Prince Edward County.
The site is host to many social and community events, and educational programs which center around the preserved buildings, and the architectural legacy which survives here. Group tours are led by costumed volunteers, and cream teas are available at Macaulay House. The Heritage Park is connected to the nearby Macaulay Mountain Conservation Authority and Birdhouse City by the Whattam's Memorial Walkway. Picnic facilities are also located on the grounds; closed Tuesdays.
Other History nearby:
(Napanee) Allan MacPherson House and Park
(Gananoque) Boldt Castle
(Kingston) Correctional Service of Canada Museum
(Kingston) Fairfield House and Park
(Kingston) Frontenac County Schools Museum
(Kingston) Kingston Archaeological Center
01/24 Coming to The Picton 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.
Buffalo Greek Fest Buffalo NY May31-June2 Acquaint yourselves with our Greek Orthodox Church. Step into our culture and experience the sights, sounds and tastes of the birthplace of democracy – Greece. Enjoy the Greek food, feel the rhythm of the music, and dance a little!
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.
Sorrento Cheese Buffalo Italian Heritage Festival Buffalo NY August1-4 Cultural demonstrations including Tarantella Italian street dancers, Grape Stomping contests, Sicilian puppet shows. Second largest Italian street festival in the country.
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.