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.



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.



Do Not Miss

Our Town Talks
Presentations by Braden Murray
January 26 @ 2pm
February 21 @ 7pm
March 23 @ 2pm
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What is fun, interesting, delicious and held at the Lake of the Woods Museum?
We Are What We Eat 2019!!!
Saturdays, February 2, 9, 16, 23
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In Our Temporary Exhibit Gallery

Our Town
An Exhibit of Large Scale
Rat Portage/Kenora
Town Images
January 17 - March 30, 2019
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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.