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Walter Kidd Genealogical Museum opens

Wilberforce, Ontario

If your summer travel plans will be taking you anywhere near Wilberforce Ontario, you may want to stop by the old Walter Kidd Schoolhouse.

According to the Haliburton Echo, the historic Walter Kidd Schoolhouse has been converted to a genealogical museum that is scheduled to open its doors on July 18th, 2010. On top of funding by the Trillium Foundation, the Schoolhouse Historical Society raised close to $20, 000 over seven years which was used to move, restore and convert the old building to a museum and genealogical resource centre.

Their grand opening on July 18th will be celebrated with a barbecue, pony rides, live music and a genealogy display.

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