News & Updates

We are looking for a Hertiage Co-ordinator!

Wednesday, April 04, 2018
We are looking for a Hertiage Co-ordinator!

We are accepting applications for a summer 2018 contract position (minimum of 12 weeks) for a Heritage Co-ordinator.  Visit the Township of Armour's website at  ..

We are hiring for the summer!

Wednesday, April 04, 2018
We are hiring for the summer!

We are accepting applications for a Heritage Assistant.  Visit the Township of Armour's Website at  ..

Cookies with Mrs. Claus

Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Cookies with Mrs. Claus

On December 10, 2017 we celebrated the afternoon with Mrs. Claus making cookies and snacking on treats.  Many thanks to the volunteers and visitors of the day.  It was a pleasure having you celebrate the season with us in a Winter Wonderland.  On behalf of the Burk's Falls and District Historical Society we hope you have a warm and happy holiday! ..

Cookies with Mrs. Claus

Monday, November 20, 2017
Cookies with Mrs. Claus

On December 10, 2017 from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm, children are invited to the Watt Century Farm House!  Gather around for warm and cozy fun with the jolliest hostess of all - Mrs. Claus!  Delight in decorating cookies with Mrs. Claus, making Christmas crafts and a visit from Santa!! ..

Remembrance Day 2017

Saturday, November 04, 2017
Remembrance Day 2017

November 11 is officially called Remembrance Day.  The Burk's Falls Legion (Branch 405) Remembrance Day Ceremony will start with a service at the Legion, 9 Mary Street, Burk's Falls at 10:00 a.m., followed by a parade to the Cenotaph for an 11:00 a.m. service.    ..

Happy Halloween 2017

Monday, October 23, 2017
Happy Halloween 2017

What kid doesn't love to carve a pumpkin? It's messy and squishy, and it's a tradition that's been celebrated for centuries.   ..

Halloween Party 2017

Monday, September 11, 2017
Halloween Party 2017

Fly Over on a Broom or Float like a Ghost... Just don’t be tardy to Our Halloween Party!!  Come out on Saturday, October 21, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm to the Watt Century Farm House, 827 Chetwynd Road.  We will have treats, pumpkin carving, crafts and games!! ..

Tie Dye Day

Friday, July 28, 2017
Tie Dye Day
Jessica has a fun-filled Day Camp Program for kids of all ages.  Every Wednesday until August 23rd from 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm, kids will have an opportunity to play games, learn about local history, create crafts and artwork and make new friends.  Contact Jessica at 705-380-2655 to enroll in this FREE program. 

Heritage Day and Canada 150 Celebration at the Watt Century Farm House

Friday, July 21, 2017
Heritage Day and Canada 150 Celebration at the Watt Century Farm House

Canada Day activities in Armour Township were celebrated on July 8, 2017 with the Historical Society. The Historical Society hosted our “Heritage Day” at the Watt Century Farmhouse featuring a special museum exhibit from Archives of Ontario about Ontario's agricultural past. We brought farming history to life and families were engaged with horse-drawn wagon rides, a bouncy barn, farmer’s market, a trackless train, a reptile adventure camp, a touch a truck display, a free BBQ and heritage games. ..

Kid's Summer Day Camp

Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Kid's Summer Day Camp

This summer the Watt Century Farm House Heritage Centre is offering quality fun for children of all ages and their parents/guardians too!  The Kid's Day Camp Program will run every Wednesday from July 12 - August 23, 2017 between the hours of 12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.  To register for this FREE program, please call 705-571-3308 or email info@burksfallsdistricthistoricalsociety.com  ..