Posted by: Cornwall Community Museum | November 6, 2015

Museum Open House and Cornwall 150th anniversary committee update.


You are invited to an OPEN HOUSE at the Cornwall Community Museum in the Wood House on Saturday November 21st from 1 pm to 3 pm.  The OPEN HOUSE is being held to invite members of the public to become members of the SD & G Historical Society and to see if there is any interest in forming a Cornwall Committee to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Canadian Confederation.

We have already had more than 4,000 views on our blog about this event and the City along with the Chamber of Commerce have expressed interest in being partners.

Be sure to attend and help us make history.  If you cannot attend send your comments to

The stationary above is from the 1926 Cornwall Old Home Week, showing the Mayor taking the lead as General Chairman.scan0008



Old Home Week Parade, August 1926.scan0010



A “politically incorrect”postcard showing the Old Home Week Parade, 1926.scan0012


Help us make history, and join the SD & G Historical Society, in operation since 1926 we operate the Cornwall Community Museum in the Wood and archives for the City of Cornwall and the Cornwall Historic Jail for the United Counties of SD & G.

Membership:   $20. single; $25 for a family.

Information:  Ian10@bellnetca; 613 936-0842

SD & G Historical Society, PO Box 773 Cornwall, Ontario, K6H 5T5.

or better yet visit the museum.






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