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O'Hara Mill Homestead & Conservation Area

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638 Mill Rd, Madoc, Ontario K0K 2K0, Canada
+1 613-473-2084
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A Must-See, If You're In the Area

Five buildings are original and date, I believe, from the 1850s. There are several other "old... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2017
urbanguy
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Richmond, Virginia
Beautiful Spot with a Historic Background

My daughter held her wedding here. It is a beautiful spot. The conservation area has many... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2017
mrsDin
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Elliot Lake, Canada
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638 Mill Rd, Madoc, Ontario K0K 2K0, Canada
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

Five buildings are original and date, I believe, from the 1850s. There are several other "old" buildings, e.g., the school, that have been relocated here. There is a ton of history here. The artifacts are superb. We were lucky to run into Dave Little, a...More

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jamesohara1880, Volunteer at O'Hara Mill Homestead & Conservation Area, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

You were lucky indeed to have a tour by one of the best guides! Thankyou so much for taking the time to write this review.

Reviewed 30 May 2017

My daughter held her wedding here. It is a beautiful spot. The conservation area has many historic buildings. The only downfall for a wedding is that the parking is quite a distance. It has a covered bridge, blacksmith shop, an old mill and some other...More

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jamesohara1880, O'Hara Volunteer at O'Hara Mill Homestead & Conservation Area, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2017

Thankyou for your kind words. Of course, we couldn't agree more. It is an amazing place to experience and to celebrate life and its treasured events.

Reviewed 7 December 2016

This was out second visit to Ohara mills. This time we took our dog for a walk through the beautiful trails then joined in the Christmas festivities. It was a wonderful day.

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Reviewed 1 November 2016

It is a great place to visit, a step in time with lots of buildings a covert bridge and many activities. It is a great place for the whole family, for Canadians and for foreign tourists as well.

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Reviewed 17 October 2016

Ohara's Mill is located just one mile north and one mile east off Highway 7 on a paved road. Easy access. There is a mill pond and dam that flows the river past the mill itself. The property also has numerous period buildings to explore...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

This site features interesting heritage buildings, including a mini museum, but its best feature is the compact but heavily forested setting criss crossed by well-marked, well-maintained trails. Wear sturdy shoes, but the trails are easy for most users. Beware of annoying deer flies from May...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Dry stone walling is an ancient art largely forgotten in the hurried North American landscaping construction industry. O'Hara Mills Homestead is a volunteer effort of amazing proportion and the well preserved life of early upper Canada. Brough to life by the efforts of the Upper...More

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Reviewed 22 August 2016

What a wonderful find nestled just off Highway 7, accessible by either O'Hara Road or James Road. This site is a beautiful mix of nature and history that encapsulates life in the early 1800's. The buildings are remarkably well maintained and the volunteer staff are...More

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Reviewed 29 July 2016

Sawmill, homestead, school, equipment & buildings circa late 1700 early 1800. Mill pond, nature trails, picnic area. Educational and fun.

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Reviewed 15 June 2016

My family and I regularly visit the O’Hara Mill Homestead. There are many different walking trails to explore. It is a very large place so I can always take my dog for walks without having to worry about meeting other dogs on the trail, he...More

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Weesey24
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YES. Dogs must be on leashes, but are most welcome. There are many trails and places to explore. Dogs love it!
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