News & Updates

Heritage Day 2018

Monday, July 16, 2018
Heritage Day 2018

Wow! What a Heritage Day Celebration! This year's theme was all about the history of sports and promoted our local sporting organizations, athletes and sports enthusiasts.  Thank you to all of our participants, organizers, volunteers, firefighters, visitors and our municipal sponsor, The Armour Township to making this event a huge success. Kyle "The Monster" Nelson, the Royal Canadiana Race Team the Dingman Snowmobile Race Team, Dress Me Up Face Painting, Burk's Falls Skating Club, Almaguin Ice Devils, Gazelles Hockey, Winning Techniques Camp, Arnold Hall Trapping, Red Cross, Hunters Bay Radio, Air Bounce Inflatables, Tim Horton's, Girl Guides Trefoil Guild and the 5 Almaguin Fire Departments worked hard on this hot humid afternoon. We appreciate everyone's time in making this celebration one to go down in history. Happy Heritage Day 2018! ..

10 Reasons to Attend Heritage Day

Tuesday, June 12, 2018
10 Reasons to Attend Heritage Day

ARMOUR – Sports have been bringing people together for centuries and this July, the historical society in Burk’s Falls will host a full day of athletic heritage in Armour. Sports organizations in the region are invited to join the township to remember athletics of the ages in Almaguin.  ..

Save the Date for Heritage Day

Tuesday, June 05, 2018
Save the Date for Heritage Day

The Township of Armour, the Burk’s Falls and District Historical Society and Archives of Ontario will be celebrating our athletic heritage, from local sports teams and leisure games to competitions and league championships.  ..

Ring the Bell...the Schoolhouse is open for the 2018 season!

Friday, May 25, 2018
Ring the Bell...the Schoolhouse is open for the 2018 season!
The Wiseman's Schoolhouse is open for the season! We're open Friday to Sunday from 11 am to 4 pm, until the end of June. In July and August, we will be open Thursday to Sunday from 11 am to 4 pm. Come visit us at 112 Midlothian Road, Ryerson Township and discover how the pioneers who first settled in the area went to school in 1892. For over 45 years, this schoolhouse served the children of the area.

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.   ..