Founded in 1790 by Sir John Johnson, Williamstown was named after his father, William Johnson. Attractions include the Nor’Westers and Loyalist Museum, the Sir John Johnson House, and the Williamstown Fair, Canada’s oldest continuous fair, which takes place August 7 to 9, 2015. Walking Tour of Williamstown Pick up your brochure at the Nor’Westers and Loyalist Museum and follow the self-guided tour.
Sir John Johnson National Historic Site of Canada, located in the historic town of Williamstown is one of the oldest surviving houses in present day Ontario.
The original building was enlarged in the 1820s and, in its present form, is a fine example of early Ontario domestic architecture. The Sir John Johnson Manor House is open to the public during the summer months and every Monday throughout the year from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There is an archives section and other genealogical resources within the house, and offers guided tours and special events throughout the year. For information or to arrange an appointment, please call
613-347-2356 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Glengarry Music Hall of Fame was founded in June 2013. Since inception, it has inducted over 40 performers, promoters, groups and individuals for their Celtic heritage in Glengarry County.