Sir John A. Macdonald is Returning!

One hundred and fifty years after Confederation, Sir John A. Macdonald will return to deliver a rousing speech at Heritage Day at the O'Hara Mill Homestead on Sunday July 23, 2017. The speech will be delivered by impersonator Brian Porter who will arrive by horse-drawn carriage with his wife Renee portraying Lady Agnes. The PM will arrive about 12:30 p.m.

Other events include pioneer demonstrations, musical entertainment, horse-drawn wagon rides and refreshments. Some members of the Historical Society will appear in appropriate historical costume.

Heritage Day at the O'Hara Mill, north of Belleville, is sponsored in part by the Hastings County Historical Society. Admission $5, free for 16 and under.

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