News & Updates

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  ..

Canada 150 - Ryerson Township Event

Friday, June 30, 2017
Canada 150 - Ryerson Township Event

The Wiseman Corner School House closed its doors as a school in 1960, after opening 124 years earlier, in 1893. For 20 years now, since 1997, it has run as a museum. ..

MA Wittick Junior Public School Closure

Friday, June 30, 2017
MA Wittick Junior Public School Closure

M.A. Wittick Junior Public School closed its door for summer vacation the last time on June 30, 2017.  The school first opened in 1975.  The students and staff will move to the newly renovated Land of Lakes School in September.  ..

Tickets for Sale!!

Friday, June 30, 2017
Tickets for Sale!!

UPDATE: ..

Heritage Day and Canada 150 Celebration

Thursday, June 15, 2017
Heritage Day and Canada 150 Celebration

Spring 2017 Newsletter is Fresh Off the Press

Friday, May 05, 2017
Spring 2017 Newsletter is Fresh Off the Press

Check out our Newsletter page for news and upcoming events involving the Burk's Falls and District Historical Society: ..