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BLOOD GUTS and GHOSTS from Kenora’s Past

Lake of the Woods Cemetery Guided Tour

Saturday, October 6 | 2:00 pm


Hear about the Blood, Guts, and Ghosts from Kenora’s past on this special Thanksgiving weekend guided tour of the Lake of the Woods Cemetery. Join Museum Educator Braden Murray to hear the true tales that caused Pierre Burton to dub Kenora “the roughest town in Canada”.

The tour meets at 2:00 pm at the LOW Cemetery garage, and the cost is $5 per person.

No need to register. Just show up! The tour will happen rain or shine.

*Not recommended for children under 13 years of age.

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Our Town Talks
Presentations by Braden Murray
February 21 @ 7pm
March 23 @ 2pm
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Saturdays, Feb 9, 16, 23 & Mar 2
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2050: our lakes, streams & climate
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March 5 @ 6:30 pm
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In Our Temporary Exhibit Gallery

An Exhibit of Large Scale
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Town Images
January 17 - March 30, 2019
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There were 6 prisoner-of-war camps on Lake of the Woods during World War II. The lumber camps housed German prisoners who were set to work out in the bush cutting timber. The Museum has several boat models built by the prisoners at those camps.