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Canada Historic Places Day

Saturday, July 7, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Location:
Bob Hunter Memorial Park, 7277 14th Avenue, Markham map

Cost: FREE

This Canada Historic Places Day the Rouge will be your ultimate tour-guide back in time! Join us as we welcome special guests from our nearby National Historic Sites who will inspire your next Parks Canada visit. Discover more about our famous forts, historic homes, intricate waterways, “Fightingest” ship and underwater shipwrecks.

What’s On:
• Meet an 1812 redcoat soldier and enjoy live musket demonstrations!*
• Enjoy a cup of tea and some traditional recipes from our historic homes at an outdoor picnic area
• Take behind-the-scenes virtual reality tours of the Ontario Waterways
• Learn more about the international legacy of Dr. Norman Bethune and explore an interactive WWI medical display
• Get to know your knots and signalling before you plan a trip to climb aboard the HMCS Haida
• View special underwater footage of the Fathom Five shipwrecks
• Take our “Love at first site” quiz a find the historic site that best matches your personality!
• Get an airbrush tattoo to symbolise your favourite Parks Canada site
• Traditional crafts, games and much more!

This event is FREE and family-friendly. No pre-registration required.

Parking is available on-site OR hop on the TD Rouge Express bus! Visit www.parkbus.ca for Parkbus departure times.

*Black powder demonstrations may be weather-dependent

Event Organizer: Parks Canada
Telephone: (416) 264-2020




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