Macaulay Heritage Park Museum and the Glenwood Cemetery in Picton are again presenting their popular weekend evening walks of these historic properties.
On Friday nights discover the darker side of The County including the story of the infamous 1884 double hanging of two local men who claimed their innocence to the very end. Visit the cells and gallows of the old courthouse where they spent their final hours. Friday night tours start at 6:30 at Macaulay House at 35 Church Street in Picton.
On Saturday nights discover the eerie secrets of Picton’s early graveyards with a visit to historic Glenwood Cemetery, the final resting place of many pioneer families and some famous – and infamous – Canadians. Saturday night tours start at 6:30 at the restored Chapel at Glenwood Cemetery, 47 Ferguson St. in Picton.
Tours are booked through The Regent Theatre, 224 Main St. in Picton Tel: 613 -476 -8416 Email: info@The RegentTheatre.org
Visitors may also pay guides directly.
Tours are held rain or shine and continue until the Labour Day weekend. All tours start at 6:30 pm on Friday and Saturday nights.
Pre-arranged group tours (of 5 or more people) outside of these times are also available with advance notice. $10/pp or $25 for families (which is assumed to be 2 parents and their children). Proceeds help support the two significant Prince Edward County heritage properties.
The walking tours are sponsored by The Glenwood Cemetery in association with History Lives Here Inc., The Museums of Prince Edward County, and the Regent Theatre Foundation.
Book tours through The Regent Theatre, 224 Main St, Picton.
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