Local attractions

The Glengarry Highland Games

Home of the North American Pipe Band Championships™ Since the first Games were held in 1948, the people of Glengarry have extended close to a million welcomes to visitors who come to see what is estimated to be one of the largest Highland Games in the world. Thousands of people find themselves drawn each year to Maxville to witness an outstanding display of music, dance, sports, fiddling, pageantry, and tradition. In the course of the day, more than 50 pipe bands are put through their paces to decide the North American Pipe Band Championships™, more than 200 dancers defy gravity […]

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Akwesasne International Pow-Wow

The Akwesasne International Pow-Wow is held annually in September on the weekend immediately following Labor Day, at the A’nowara’ko:wa Arena on Cornwall Island, Ontario. On the shores by the beautiful St. Lawrence River, visitors can enjoy a two day event with good music, good food and good company. The Akwesasne Pow-Wow brings together the best Native artisans, drummers and dancers from this region. The pow-wow allows us to join with other First Nations from across Canada and the United States to share in this great gathering, it also allows visitors from many nations to participate in this exciting cultural experience. […]

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Cornwall and the Counties Tourism

Cornwall Located just an hour from both Montreal and Ottawa, and only minutes from New York State, Cornwall is a thriving community of 46,000 and is the centre of the tourist region. Founded in 1784, Cornwall enjoys the distinction of being one of Canada’s oldest permanent settlements, a history that is well preserved in the many historical museums and heritage sites throughout the region. Cornwall’s many outdoor trails and beautiful waterfront along the mighty St. Lawrence provides beautiful scenery, and helps maintain an identity of a community that enjoys the outdoors. Keep watching the site as there will be new […]

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The Lost Village Historical Society

OPEN DAILY FROM JUNE – SEPTEMBER The Lost Villages Museum Located in Ault Park on Fran Laflamme Drive, 3km east of Long Sault, Ontario. The museum site consists of ten heritage buildings, moved and restored to Ault Park from The Lost Villages and surrounding townships by the members of The Lost Villages Historical Society. Both the interiors and exteriors of the buildings have been restored, and they have been assembled in a village-like setting at Ault Park. The buildings commemorate the inundation of lands to the south of the museum complex on July 1, 1958. OUR MISSION The Lost Villages […]

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40 First Street West, Cornwall, Ontario. K6J 1B9. Canada.    |     Tel: 1 (613) 936-1111.