With such a rich history, it’s fitting that the Upper Canada Region has a wide array of shops selling pieces from bygone eras. Those interested in authenticity can search the local antique dealers and people interested in upcycling projects can scope out the flea markets. With 6 shops in the Region, it’s worth a weekend road trip!
D. Johnson’s Antiques has one of the largest display of furniture and garden ware in Ontario. With over 6, 000 sq of display area, you are sure to find a hidden treasure or custom piece.
Barnfull O' Goodies offers 1000’s of new and interesting antiques and collectables, refreshed on a daily basis. The decorator, collector or antique enthusiast will find a host of eclectic items!
Green Triangle is a veritable treasure trove of antique furniture, glassware and beautiful oddities you won’t see anywhere else.
Marketplace Flea Market
Tucked away on Highway 2, the Marketplace Flea Market offers an eclectic mix of art, jewellery and furniture. You will walk away finding something special!
McHaffie Flea Market hosts over 150 vendors selling antiques, collectables, crafts, furniture and more! Operates throughout the entire year.
The flooding of the St. Lawrence Seaway in 1958 submerged full communities in the Upper Canada Region under water. The story of the displaced families and relocated buildings has inspired the narrative at many local museums.
While the story of the “Lost Villages” is one of the most noted in the area, the influence of all previous eras lives on in an interlinked mix of historic sites.
Carman House Museum
Built in 1815, this is a United Empire Loyalist heritage home is very rich with history. Costumed interpreters will take you on a tour of the home and garden.
Showcasing one of the world’s finest privately owned collection of model ships. Let the schooners, royal yachts, transatlantic steamers and others tell you a tale of the high seas and sail you back through history.
This village-like site is focused on commemorating the inundation of nearby lands and villages and keeping those memories alive, through the 10 heritage buildings that have been restored inside and out.
Historic Walking Tour of Morrisburg
Learn a historical account of the many historic homes and properties in along the St. Lawrence River in Morrisburg.
Step back in time over 130 years to experience life in a bustling 1860s community. Upper Canada Village is one of the largest living-history sites in Canada, and is situated next to the War of 1812 Battle of Crysler Farm site, visitor centre and memorial.
Located in St. Andrews, the Pioneer Cemetery is the gravesite of explorer Simon Fraser, and the first Premier of Ontario John Sandfield MacDonald.
Raisin River Heritage Centre
The original single storied building was built in 1843 as a convent boarding/day school, and burnt down in the 1900s. The present building was constructed between 1906-1908, using much of the original stone and is now a museum.