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Port Stanley – Canada’s Coney Island

Port Stanley is set to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Lord Stanley’s visit in 2024, after whom the port was named. This exhibition on Port Stanley’s historic hotels, includes selections from the recently donated Heritage Port Collection. Mackie’s, the sole surviving occupant of the old boardwalk, is represented by its large 1930 popcorn machine on loan from a private collector.

Cycling: An Unspoken History

Cycling: An Unspoken History Selections from the Rick Wolfe Collection Monday, February 20, 2023 to Saturday, September 2, 2023 Velocipedes,

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Notice of Canada Day Office Closure
Victoria Day Closure 2024
Easter Holiday Closure Notice
Family Day Closure Notice
Graphic to indicate holiday closures at Elgin County Facilities. The Elgin County Administration Building, Provincial Offences Administration Building, and Elgin County Heritage Centre will be closed on Friday, December 23rd at noon. Regular business hours will resume on Tuesday, January 2nd, 2024.