Ruthven Park National Historic Site - Historic Places Days

Ruthven Park National Historic Site

Cayuga, Ontario
House Museum/Homestead
243 Haldimand County Highway 54, Cayuga, ON, Canada
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Open Virtually Only

Ruthven Park was home to five generations of the Thompson family.  The Thompson family were involved in provincial and Canadian politics, the military and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

The family estate is located along the lands of the Grand River just north of Haldimand’s county seat in Cayuga.  The estate consists of approximately 598 hectares of Carolinian Woodlands including rare slough forests.


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  • National Historic Site

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Check out our virtual programs and events.  Each week we feature a Fun Fact Friday highlighting various historical and nature facts about Ruthven Park


243 Haldimand County Highway 54, Cayuga, ON, Canada
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