Start date: 5 August, 2017
End date: 6 August, 2017
Join Fanshawe Corners as we celebrate the formation of Canada as Londoners would have in 1867! Meet our first Prime Minister, Sir John A. Macdonald and enjoy a Strawberry Social as part of the celebrations. Take part in heritage diversions like croquet, stilts, and fair games, or join in on a game of vintage base ball! On Sunday, take part in the Family Frolic at the Loyal Orange Lodge hosted by Mme. Cathy Stephens.
Supported by the Ontario 150 Community Celebration Program.
Nature of the Project Reach
Provide a family friendly, event where visitors can celebrate the formation of the Dominion of Canada as Londoners did in 1867, featuring a visit from Canada's first Prime Minister.
• Visitors will learn what provinces joined to form the Dominion of Canada.
• Visitors will learn when Canada was formed.
• Visitors will learn who the first Prime Minister of Canada was and learn about John A. MacDonald’s leadership and life.
• Visitors will learn how rural communities in Middlesex County recognized Dominion Day in 1867.
- Reach: Regional
- Theme(s): Arts & Culture, Education & Research
- Region(s): Ontario
- Website: http://fanshawepioneervillage.ca/events/confederation-weekend