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A Cornerstone of History: The Doner Block
Vol. 12 No. 3
by Lori Nelson

Three corners of the intersection of Main Street and Second Street in Kenora are graced with some of the town’s finest examples of early architecture and construction.

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The Kenricia Hotel
Vol. 17 No. 3

This year, exactly 100 years from the date that the contract was awarded for the construction of the Tourist Hotel (as it was originally known), the historic Kenora landmark is being considered for heritage designation by the Kenora City Council. On the recommendation of the Municipal Heritage Committee, Heritage Kenora, Council has made known their intention to designate this fine building which represents for the community one of its earliest efforts in attracting tourists to the town. As well, the architecture of the building, while having undergone some changes over its 100-year history, is noted in being Northern Ontario┬╣s best example of a Beaux-Arts influenced hotel.

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OZHITAAN: Building a Birch Bark Canoe
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PADDLE PAINTING
August 6 2-4pm For more info ...

ART CALL
Kenora in 150 Photographs
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In Our Temporary Exhibit Gallery

Let's Celebrate
CANADA
150 years!
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ON NOW!!
OAR and PADDLE
History of Canoeing & Rowing
on Lake of the Woods
July 1 - September 2
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The Museum's newsletter goes out four times a year, and is full of updates on upcoming exhibits and events, museum news, giftshop updates, membership and donor info, as well as a feature article on the history of the Lake of the Woods.