News & Updates



  • Heritage Sites Closed

    7/17/2020 12:00:00 AM

    Over the past month, we received several resources about reopening historic places. The Members of the Burk’s Falls and District Historical Society have decided to keep the heri





  • Heritage Day 2020 Cancelled

    5/12/2020 12:00:00 AM
    In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the emergency measures that have been put in place by the Province, the Burk's Falls and District Historical Society and the Township of Armour have cancelled




  • Merry Christmas 2019!

    12/16/2019 12:00:00 AM

    It was a cookie filled afternoon that will go down in history! This year we had 103 children come to our event to decorate cookies with Mrs. Claus and visit with Santa. A special thank you to the V



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  • Happy Halloween 2019

    10/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

    A howling good time was had by all at the Watt Century Farmhouse's Halloween Party! The museum was transferred into a boo-seum with lots of treats and pumpkin carving. Happy Halloween, everyone!





  • Halloween 2019

    9/30/2019 12:00:00 AM

    You’re invited to the Watt Farm House Heritage Centre for a howling good time and see the museum transformed into a boo-seum!  Come visit the Farm House on Sunday, October 20, 2019 from 1 – 3





  • Almaguin Manor Residence

    9/5/2019 12:00:00 AM

    The M.A. Wittick Junior Public School has been transformed into the Almaguin Manor Residence and a public invitation is being extended to attend an open house on September 19, 2019, 178 Yonge Stree





  • Vimy Ridge Combat Boots on Display!

    7/26/2019 12:00:00 AM

    Plan a visit to the Watt Farmhouse from August 6 - 9, 2019! We will have a pair of combat boots on display from Veterans Canada which were part of the 100th anniversary ceremony at Vimy Ridge!





  • Heritage Day 2019

    7/16/2019 12:00:00 AM

    Heritage Day 2019 was all about survival.  It was a huge success and included numerous representatives to promote emergency preparedness.  The emergency services and agencies that partici





  • Firefighter Challenge 2019

    6/3/2019 12:00:00 AM

    The Burk's Falls & District Historical Society and the Township of Armour are proud to host the second annual Firefighter Challenge on Saturday, July 13, 2019.  This event will be held in