John R. Park Homestead

915 CR 50 E.
Harrow, ON N0R 1G0- Map It
(519) 738-2029

AAA Editor Notes

John R. Park Homestead is 4 km (2.5 mi.) e. on CR 20, then s. on CR 50 to Iler Rd. to its end. The 1842 American Greek Revival house is the focal point of the estate, which re-creates the lifestyle of a 19th-century family. China, household items and period furniture are displayed. Outbuildings include an icehouse, a barn, a smokehouse, a blacksmith shop and a steam engine-powered sawmill. A theater offers audiovisual presentations. Seasonal special events are held. A nature trail and beach are available. Costumed staff demonstrate weaving, blacksmithing and cooking in summer. Picnicking is permitted.
Donations. Special events $6; $4 (ages 3-16); $20 (family).
Hours: Sun.-Thurs. 11-4, May-Oct.; hours vary mid-Feb. through April 30 and Nov. 1 to mid-Dec.