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Susan, Clemens Mill | November 1, 2017

There are many ways to celebrate during Canada 150.

There is one place which I visit periodically, the Waterloo Region Museum, that gives a vivid sense of life in this region of Canada – the people and times. Walking through the Gallery is an experience in sight and sound of the diverse stories of the people who live and have lived in this region.

The historic village, Doon Heritage Village (life in 1914), is a wonderful chance to decompress from modern day traffic and amble through country lanes. I have a particular fondness for the train station, complete with train engine, and the general store. It is very interesting to know that one of the houses belonged to Peter McArthur, a gentleman who raised a family during those changing times while working as a nationally known author.

You can visit the museum and historic village for free with one of the Museum Family Passes that are available to borrow for 7 days at Idea Exchange – place your hold on a pass today! The museum pass can also be used at two other historic sites, McDougall Cottage in Cambridge and Schneider Haus.

Check out this enjoyable way to celebrate 2017!