Merrickville and District Historical Society

Service: Merrickville Blockhouse Museum

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Contact Information
Office Phone Blockhouse Museum 613-269-4034
Primary Contact Ann Martin, President; Phone: 613-269-2042; Email:
Alternate Contact Michael Whittacker, First Vice President; Phone: 613-258-0477; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator Ellen Hackett, Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: 613-269-2621; Email:
Primary Executive Ann Martin, President
Address & Map
Blockhouse Park
Merrickville, ON K0G 1N0
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Mailing Address PO Box 294 
Merrickville, ON K0G 1N0
Physical Access Partially Accessible - ramp at front door, ground floor only, stairs to upper level
Description & Services
Description (Service) History museum * largest blockhouse on the Rideau Canal * artifacts and social environment of a rural community in the 19th and early 20th centuries * archives of The Merrickville and District Historical Society
Hours Mid-May to Mid-June, Sat-Sun 12 noon-4 pm * Mid-June to Labour Day, Mon-Sun 10 am-5 pm * Labour Day to Thanksgiving, Sat-Sun 12 noon-4 pm (subject to volunteer staffing) * call for statutory holiday hours
Areas Served Merrickville-Wolford
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call, e-mail or visit website for more information.
Languages English ; French - Limited, artifact description in both official languages
Fees Admission - Donations accepted
Other Details
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Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1965
Funding Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 119038776RR0001
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Print Material Merrickville Walking Tour * Merrickville District a Driving tour * The Blockhouse Museum booklet, McGuigan and Collar Hill Cemetery
Date Updated 18 Apr 2017
Service Categories Archives ; Historical Societies ; Museums

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