Not your high school history lesson

Visitors explore controversial Canadian topics in an interactive discussion led by an interpreter, while taking breaks to explore the historic house and grounds.  


September 30th: Brides and dives - MacDonald, women and booze
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Probe the lesser known aspects of Sir John A. Macdonald’s life including his controversial relationship with alcohol and women. This is a tour like no other brought to life through games, debate, and discussion. Politics in 1840’s Kingston was often under the influence, and Macdonald’s decisions still affect your life today.

October 1st: Together forever – The confederation story
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
150 years ago, not everyone was on board the idea of a country called Canada. Did a few drunken parties turn the cons to pros? Who wooed who? What cost are we still paying to this day? Discover the major players who established the framework of a nation.

Space is limited, Reservations are encouraged: 613-545-8666

Program Fee: $14.70 per person