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One of Oldest Houses in Ontario - Open Summers Only

Not fully restored yet but you can see rare Georgian style woodwork and plasterwork. This was a... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2017
154dexterh
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Toronto, Canada
An Interesting Piece of History

The Macdonell-Williamson House is a lovely gem just on the border of Ontario and Quebec. The house... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2016
Colleen685
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Ottawa, Canada
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24 Aug 2017
“For Redferns' it is an important pilgrimage!”
24 Aug 2017
“One of Oldest Houses in Ontario - Open Summers Only”
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25 Des Outaouais St, East Hawkesbury, Ontario K0B 1B0, Canada
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Reviewed 25 August 2017

This is ground zero for the Redfern clan. Birthplace of the matriarch. Do not forget to taste the tea and scones.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 25 August 2017

Not fully restored yet but you can see rare Georgian style woodwork and plasterwork. This was a very opulent house for its time. The paint on the second floor walls is original to 1817 as it was protected by layers of wallpapers that have only...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 7 August 2016

The Macdonell-Williamson House is a lovely gem just on the border of Ontario and Quebec. The house was owned by Macdonell a fur trader and partner in the Northwest Company. Upon Macdonell's death in 1850, the house was passed on to his youngest son, John...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

This house is in a preservation state, probably the best example of Georgian architecture in Eastern Canada. It sits at the edge of Canadian history, David Thomson plaque, 1st owner Macdonell a Northwest Company owner and the Ottawa River as a back drop. It is...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed 19 August 2015

This is a bit out of a drive out of the town of Hawkesbury. When we got there on a Thursday afternoon in August, everything was closed. So it may be good - but check before going to make sure it is open.

Date of experience: August 2015
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