Melissa’s Favourite Historic Houses in Southern Ontario
My VisitList features my favourite historic house museums in Southern Ontario. The features I enjoy most: great architecture, period restorations, original furnishings, period artwork and an glimpse into historic lifestyles.
Restored Victorian Mansion and Community Museum
A Victorian home that has been nationally recognized for its magnificent interior.
Benares Historic House has more than 165 years of history.
Experience a guided tour of this 40-room Italianate-style villa built in the 1830’s on B...
Built in 1848 -McQuesten family home for three generations, from 1852-1968
Spadina Museum, named from an Annishnaabemowin word ishpadina (“highland” or &...
Discover the story of Senator George T. Fulford and his grand mansion
Belleville, Ontario to Brockville, Ontario
Atlantic Canada’s Hidden Histories
Shelburne, Nova Scotia to Fredericton, New Brunswick 40 places
geocaches that demonstrate the rich, diverse histories of Atlantic Canada.
Cardigan, Prince Edward Island to Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island 4 places
The surprising Black history of Prince Edward Island.
50 Great Saves: The Heritage Railway Stations Protection Act
Duncan, British Columbia to McAdam, New Brunswick 10 places
In 1990, the Heritage Railway Stations Protection Act came into effect after years of lobbying with the help of the National Trust for Canada. The act has granted over 150 railway stations federal legal protection across the country including the Duncan train station in Duncan, BC and the McAdam Railway Station in McAdam, New Brunswick.
Halifax, Nova Scotia to Middle Sackville, Nova Scotia 9 places
The geography of Black urban Halifax and Windsor encompassing the waves of Black migration