See our Hiking section for a list of heritage walking tours of historic homes and other attractions.
In addition, there are suggested heritage tours available of historic homes and other historic sites available on the Township of Rideau Lakes website for the following routes:
Walking Tours - Newboro, Elgin, Delta, Portland, and Chaffey’s Lock
Driving Tours - Morton to Crosby, Crosby to Salem, and South Elmsley/South Burgess
Visit: www.twprideaulakes.on.ca/heritage/index.html for brochures and maps
Also for more detailed information visit:
Leeds & 1000 Islands Historical Society: http://www.ltihistoricalsociety.org/
Lakes & Islands Times Past: www.lakesandislands.ca
Historic homes in the Frontenac Arch Biosphere were built from the early 1800’s to early 1900’s. There are over 200 historic homes listed in the Biosphere, although not all of them exist today.