Essex Region Conservation Authority

Site: Harrow - John R Park Homestead Conservation Area

Service: Conservation Area

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Contact Information
Office Phone 519-738-2029
Toll Free Phone 1-888-487-4760
Fax 519-776-8688
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Primary Contact Kristin Ives, Curator/Education Coordinator, Essex Region Conservation Authority; Phone: (Answering Service) 519-738-2029; Email:
Alternate Contact Danielle Breault Stuebing, Director of Communications & Outreach Services; Phone: 519-776-5209 ext 352
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) * 2010 winner - Ontario's best living history museum 
* interprets farm life in the 1850s and features a restored house built in 1842, a sawmill, a blacksmith shop and farm building  
* tours and hands-on programs available to individuals, schools and groups, costumed guides, many seasonal special events - maple, harvest, Christmas 
* gift shop available 
* Regional: only living historical farm museum west of London, ON
Hours Sun-Thu, 11 am-4 pm (May 1-Oct 1) 
Hours vary * call for times (Oct 1-Apr 30)
Areas Served Essex County
Boundaries None
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Registration Required for group tours
Languages English
Fees Admission - group rates and annual passes ; Group appointments available
Agency Information
Established 1978
Funding Regional / Municipal
Elections Feb
Site Information
Site Location Essex County Road 50 East at the foot of Iler Road
Located In Community Essex
Address & Map
915 County Rd 50 E, R R 1
Harrow, ON N0R 1G0
View MapQuest Map
Intersection County Rd 50 E and Iler Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Parking, Washroom and Entrance (Portable FM System for the hearing impaired)
Other Details
Print Material Pamphlets, podcasts

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