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Albert College is Canada’s oldest independent, co-education, day and boarding school in Belleville, Ontario. With over 160 years of experience in education, Albert College provides an enriched and engaging curriculum from Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 12 and Post-Grad. Albert College is a “home away from home” to students from Canada and over 20 nations. Albert College believes in a well-rounded education and our students embrace Albert’s five As – Academics, Arts, Athletics, Active Citizenship and Adventure as part of their university preparation. To learn more, visit www.albertcollege.ca Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Albert.College/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/albert.college/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/AlbertCollege
Albert CollegeCanada’s oldest, independent, co-educational, day and boarding school in Belleville, Ontario.
160 Dundas St. West Belleville Ontario
The Village of Ameliasburgh was named after Princess Amelia, the 15th child of King George III. This hamlet nestles on Roblin Lake, and was supported by a grist and flour mill, which drew the lake’s water to the mill located in what is now the Harry J. Smith Conservation Area. The Conservation Area is a delight for anyone with an eye for beauty, and a delightful spot for your picnic. Be sure to visit the Ameliasburgh Museum & Pioneer Village housed in a former Methodist church built in 1868. Opposite the museum is a newer building belonging to the Seventh Town Historical Society. The local library is housed in an old schoolhouse built in 1870. Ameliasburgh attractions: Al Purdy A-Frame Ameliasburgh Heritage Village Marilyn Adams Genealogical Research Centre Quinte Educational Museum Events: Auto Club Street Meet (August) Ameliasburgh Fall Fair (October) Christmas in the Village (December) Ameliasburgh Winter Carnival (February) Ameliasburgh Village Walking Tours Participate in a walking tour through the village of Ameliasburgh, formerly Roblin’s Mills. Along the shores of Roblin Lake, this quiet little community has a big history. The village is a hidden gem in Prince Edward County and is also the beloved home of the late Canadian poet, Al Purdy. In their operating […]
Established in the Fall of 2013, Archway Connection is nestled in 25 beautiful acres in bucolic Prince Edward County, Ontario. As a Not-for-Profit centre, it offers a nurturing and welcoming environment for emotional healing, mental health wellness and experiential learning. We are open by appointment for tours, riding lessons, therapeutic sessions, and customized retreats. We also run wellness classes, camps and clubs. The grounds are kept as close to their natural state as possible. There are forests, peaceful ponds and a myriad of nature details to explore. Archway Connection’s therapeutic healing animals include wild mustangs, rescued horses, playful chickens, cats, dogs and a mammoth donkey. Animal-assisted therapy can be particularly beneficial for clients who are resistant to treatment or have difficulty accessing their emotions or expressing themselves in traditional modalities of therapy. Website: www.archwayconnection.com Guest House: The Sleeping Pony Oasis in the Country. LGBTQ+ Friendly. Open year round. 2 guests • 1 bedroom • 2 beds • 1 bath Features: fireplace, ensuite bath, barBQ, kitchen, WiFi A 2-story private, self-catering, cottage-like, guesthouse for adults set in the country. Surrounded by nature, farm animals and wildlife. Walking distance to winery and yoga studio. Unplug from the day to day chaos. Reconnect […]
Archway ConnectionA Not-for-Profit Centre for Animal Assisted Mental Health Wellness and Experiential Learning
1801 Fish Lake Road, Demorestville, Ontario, K0K 1W0
The Arts Council serves as an umbrella organization to encourage the development, appreciation and presentation of the arts in The County. The membership is composed of artists and artisans, County businesses, organizations and those who support and appreciate the arts. The Prince Edward County Arts Council is a not-for-profit, member directed, charitable organization with a volunteer Board of Directors. Our office is located in The Armoury building at 206 Main Street in Picton. We are open Tuesday through Thursday 9-5PM.
History The community of Black River was first surveyed in 1874 for settlement by refugees from the American Revolutionary War. Currently, it has a year-round population of about 250 which more than doubles during the summer. Residents are a friendly mix of farming families who have been here for many generations and new arrivals. Black River is home to many food producers (maple syrup, honey, eggs, pastured pork, goat and lamb, and a wide variety of organic vegetables), various accommodation providers (bed and breakfasts, and cottage rentals), artists, artisans, antiques and crafts shops, and Black River Cheese. Black River was a booming community that first peaked in the 1860s and 70s. It had wharves where schooners were built and where storehouses kept grain and fruit for shipment to Toronto, Kingston and Oswego, and stocked manufactured goods for local residents. Black River had a brickworks, blacksmith, sawmill, post office (the building still exists as the roadside store for Vicki’s Veggies), church (built in 1870, the Black River Wesleyan Methodist Church is now called the Black River Memorial Chapel), one-room schoolhouse (built in 1874 and still standing), and cheese factory (not Black River Cheese that was established in 1901, but an […]
Black River, Prince Edward County, Ontario
Award-winning Black Walnut Gardens is a remarkable organic oasis in Prince Edward County. With 28 gardens, many of them in raised beds; medicinal plants, exceptional herbs, exotic gardens, and heritage ones are featured on this 17 acre rural landscape. Extensive perennial beds of flowers, and intriguing vegetable gardens are a companion to a kitchen garden, market gardens, and a most extraordinary three-quarter acre Fragrant – Tactile Garden that is physically challenged accessible, with Braille signage, special seating, and a fountain feature. Black Walnut Educational Gardens also acts as a facility where gardens are a backdrop for schools, informal workshop sessions, university/college mentoring, and occasional symposium. This is a registered non-profit space, there are no fees, however donations are appreciated. Website: www.blackwalnutgardens.ca Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/blackwalnutgardens Black Walnut Kids’ Activities: http://heathermilne11.wixsite.com/childrensactivities Black Walnut Memories: www.blackwalnutmemories.com
1695 Cty Rd. 17 R.R. #2 Milford Ontario
The Village of Bloomfield is located on the Loyalist Parkway in the centre of “The County”. Some of the finest artisans/craft shops, antique shops, restaurants and bed and breakfasts are located here. Enjoy a picnic at the restored Bloomfield Mill Pond on Mill Street, which features a playground, fishing and picnic areas. And don’t miss a stop at Slickers handmade artisanal ice cream shop! Bloomfield Business Directory Where to Stay Where to Shop Where to Eat Annual Events Kids Fishing Derby (May) Bloomfield Soapbox Derby (July) Bloomfield Festival of Lights (Nov) Public washrooms are located behind the Town Hall, at the west end of the shopping district. Also at the Public Library (part-time hours). History: Named after Captain Bloomfield in 1833, the village was a thriving community and the heart of early Quakerism in Prince Edward County. Bull’s Creek on the east side supported a number of grist, flour, woolen and saw mills. Farming played an important role in Bloomfield’s history along with its canning and cheese factories.
Carrying Place is a community that serves as the gateway to Prince Edward County. Situated just south of Trenton, it was named for its location on the portage between the Bay of Quinte and Weller’s Bay on Lake Ontario. The Loyalist Parkway passes through the community. Carrying Place is home to the Department of National Defence’s LPH-89 antenna farm attached to CFB Trenton and located along Loyalist Parkway south of Twelve O’clock Point. Of considerable historical importance, Carrying Place or the Portage was thought to have a better future than Toronto when water transport was the principal means of travel. Situated on the narrow neck of land separating the western terminus of the Bay of Quinte from Weller’s Bay on Lake Ontario, it was a thriving community in the 1800′s. Both ends of the old portage route were well-developed to accommodate the needs of the tired traveler. Used for centuries by the Indians, Champlain rested here in 1615. A stone cairn commemorates the signing of the Gunshot Treaty of 1787. (It was by this treaty that the Mississauga Indians relinquished to the Crown all of their lands stretching from the Bay of Quinte westerly to the Etobicoke River, including the City […]
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Prince Edward County, Ontario
The hamlet of Cherry Valley is nestled at the head of East Lake, at the intersection of Cty. Rds 24 and 18. A public boat launch is nearby, as well as several campgrounds and cottages. On route to Sandbanks Provincial Park and many campgrounds and resorts, ‘the valley’ has a small playground behind the Town Hall at 1625 County Rd. 10 plus the waterfront Lions Club Park with a small dock and boat launch. No playground equipment but lots of room to run and play. Point Petre (pronounced Point Peter by locals) is a scenic spot near Cherry Valley. It is a favourite for picnics and swimming. Beaver Meadow Wildlife Area just off Cty. Rd. 11, 89 hectares in all, offers wildlife viewing. A great blue heron rookery, one of five colonies in the County, is located here. The 600 or more wild turkeys currently roaming around Prince Edward County are a result of an initial release of some 20 birds here in 1989. Cherry Valley Business Directory Where to Stay Recreation In Cherry Valley washrooms are open to the public at the town hall.
Cherry Valley, Ontario
Welcome To Closson Road Closson Road in Prince Edward County is rich in history! A tranquil country road dotted with century farmsteads & bucolic pastures – this meandering road on the far west side of the County is drenched in the history of the great Canadian pioneers and United Empire Loyalists. In the late 1800s locals called this area The Old Third – today Closson Road is commonly referred to as the “Golden Mile” of Prince Edward County and home to a diverse group of wineries, B& B’s and specialized farm shops. It’s a unique and distinctive destination and we welcome you to explore and enjoy a day! Website: https://www.clossonroad.ca/ Business Directory: Accommodations Carol’s B&B Closson Cottage Charm PEC Lavender Farm Wineries & Vineyards Broken Stone Winery Closson Chase Vineyards Grange of Prince Edward Gravel Hill Vineyards Lacey Estates Winery The Old Third Shopping & Art Galleries Buckthorn Studio PEC Lavender Farm The SHED at Chetwyn Farms (alpaca products) Bicycle Rentals Closson Road Cycles
Closson Road, Prince Edward County, Ontario
Consecon village is a friendly and scenic village with historic buildings, shops, a gallery, artisan studios, places to eat, drink, live entertainment as well as services & conveniences. The old grist mill overlooks the dam and the millpond runs through the centre of the village connecting Consecon Lake to Wellers Bay. Favourite hangout: I think that would have to be Consecon! … Tyler Ledger Consecon Business Directory Business Directory for Consecon & Ameliasburgh Where to Stay Where to Eat Where to Shop Liquor & Wine Attractions North Beach Provincial Park Wellers Bay boat launch Millennium Trail Consecon Mill Dam Conservation Area pond & park (picnic tables, fishing) Youth park (across from the mill ‘Cascades’) Events Banner Painting Festival (spring) Consecon Day, the long weekend in August Christmas festivities (November) Public Washroom: A public toilet is set up in the park in the centre of town during summer months. History Consecon draws on a rich history which played out over four distinct phases. “Consecon” is derived from the Indian word “Knan Nokjarm” which means an opening, and “con con” which means pickerel. Champlain slept here in the 1600′s and there is a cairn to commemorate that event. It was in the immediate […]
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Demorestville is a small hamlet in the township/ward of Sophiasburgh in Prince Edward County. Once much larger, it currently has a population of approximately one hundred. A creek (known locally as “The Crick”) which once powered mills fed by Fish Lake, flows through the centre of town and has now been protected under the Demorestville Conservation Area. There are picnic tables and hiking trails on the property. This hamlet, named after Guillaume de Morest, a French Huguenot descendant, was a thriving community in the 1840s, bustling with activity and supporting a population of 400 persons. A series of mills were built along the creek from Fish Lake to the Bay of Quinte. In addition to several mills, de Morest built a church which he turned over the Methodist faith. Reference: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Demorestville,_Ontario Boat launch at nearby Centennial Park – 1417 B County Road 15 in Northport, Sophiasburgh Ward B&Bs, Cottages, Campgrounds Fishing & Fishing Resorts Three Dog Winery at Fish Lake Sophiasburgh Recreation Committee Sophiasburgh Activity pad at Friendship Lane – behind Sophiasburgh Town Hall
Hillier is located on the Loyalist Parkway scenic route (Highway 33) and is roughly 30 minutes from Belleville. Hillier’s population is roughly 100 people. The town hall, which is at the centre of the hamlet, was once a school and has been marked as a national historical site. Hillier is well known in its area for its many wineries, as well as its Hillier in the Park Day, which takes place in August and regularly draws in hundreds of families from the Prince Edward County area. Established in 1823, Hillier was named after Major George Hillier, military secretary to Sir Peregrine Maitland. Business Directory Where to Stay Wineries in the Hillier area
The Marilyn Adams Research Centre, at Ameliasburgh, Ontario is the only free standing Genealogical Research Centre in Canada. Visit the library in person to research your family genealogy, access our databases online, or request help from our volunteers. Searchable Names Database Online: an index to over 1.1 million names from genealogies in the library. Heal Database: an index to 147,760 names in the Heal Collection.
528 County Rd. 19, Ameliasburgh Ontario