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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 24 August 2017
Dexter H
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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 24 August 2017

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

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Reviewed 24 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

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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

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Reviewed 4 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

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Reviewed 18 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.

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