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Open Victoria Day weekend through September. Wellington Heritage Museum is located in the heart of the village of Wellington. It was built in 1885 as a Quaker Meeting House and now features exhibits on local history. Highlights include a tribute to the Quakers or “Society of Friends” who played a notable role in the County’s development. In addition, the Douglas A. Crawford Canning Industry Collection conveys the importance of that industry in Prince Edward County. There were over 75 different canning factories operating here between 1882 and 1996. Wellington Heritage Museum is a bicycle friendly site. Wellington Heritage Museum welcomes: Bus Tours School Visits Volunteers If booked in advance, the museum can also provide walking tours of the village of Wellington for groups.
205 Main St. The Victory Picton
Summer experience camps, July & August. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (before/after care available). A different museum each day. Ages 7-12. Details at http://www.thecounty.ca/county-government/departments/museums/whats-on/events/
Prince Edward County, Ontario
Naval Marine Archive – the Canadian CollectionLibrary and book store: yachting, marine, aeronautical, military, local history.
The Victory, 205 Picton Main Street, Picton, Ontario
The Historical Archives for the County of Prince Edward are manned by volunteers and members of the Prince Edward Historical Society. Our mission is to classify, safeguard, index and catalogue materials that are in held in the public’s trust. All holdings are open to perusers free of changer, subject to legal limitations. From September until June, the Archives are open to the public on Thursday and Friday from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. During the months of July and August, the Archives are open to the public Monday to Friday from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. 30 East Street behind the Wellington Library Wellington Ontario
30 East Street, Wellington, Ontario