july, 2022

16jul2:00 pm4:00 pmThe Language of Flowers and Flower PressingHeritage demonstrations and activities2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Event Details

The language of flowers and flower pressing

Saturday, July 16 between 2 pm and 4 pm.

Language of flower books were a popular gift for young, upper class, ladies of the Victorian era. Join our interpreters outdoors to learn about the language of flowers and to pick a selection of blooms to press and take home.

About us

Nestled on the banks of the Ottawa River approximately 40 minutes west of downtown, Pinhey’s Point features a nearly 200-year-old manor house and surrounding ruins and is an Ontario Heritage Trust(link is external) site.  Scenic views, historic buildings, stone ruins and rolling green hills come together to create one of the most spectacular places in Ottawa to relax, learn, and explore. The site is a popular destination for boaters(link is external) and cyclists(link is external)

Greenspace

Situated on 88 acres of farmers’ fields, shoreline, and parkland, Pinhey’s Point is an ideal outing for anyone who loves the outdoors. Pack a picnic lunch and plan on spending an afternoon in the sunshine, on the river, soaking up local history. Wooded areas and areas with tall grasses are also great habitats for ticks. Visit Ottawa Public Health(link is external) online for more information on preventing tick bites. 

About Pinhey’s Point Historic Site
Nestled on the banks of the Ottawa River approximately 40 minutes west of downtown, Pinhey’s Point features a nearly 200-year-old manor house and surrounding ruins and is an Ontario Heritage Trust(link is external) site. Scenic views, historic buildings, stone ruins and rolling green hills come together to create one of the most spectacular places in Ottawa to relax, learn, and explore. The site is a popular destination for boaters(link is external) and cyclists(link is external).

Greenspace
Situated on 88 acres of farmers’ fields, shoreline, and parkland, Pinhey’s Point is an ideal outing for anyone who loves the outdoors. Pack a picnic lunch and plan on spending an afternoon in the sunshine, on the river, soaking up local history. Wooded areas and areas with tall grasses are also great habitats for ticks. Visit Ottawa Public Health(link is external) online for more information on preventing tick bites.

Address and contact information
270 Pinhey’s Point Road
Dunrobin, Ontario, K0A 1T0

Tel: 613-832-4347 (May – September)
Tel: 613-580-9638
Email: museums@ottawa.ca(link opens email application)
Facebook: @PinheysPoint(link is external)
Instagram: @PinheysPoint(link is external)

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Time

(Saturday) 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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