About Old Mill Heritage Centre Museum

                                                                         WHO ARE WE?

The Old Mill Heritage Centre, located in downtown Kagawong on Manitoulin Island, used to be a pulp mill providing paper for Sears Roebuck catalogues in Michigan. Now it houses an Art Gallery, the municipal office and the Old Mill Heritage Centre Museum. The Old Mill Heritage Centre has a Multi-Media centre with different themes from Agriculture, Military, early sawmills, commercial shipping and fishing, life in Billings Township and of course the story of the Daniel Dodge Tragedy. A gift shop features "Island of Great Spirit", a video History of Manitoulin Island. This site is also home to the former Spring Bay pioneer Post Office donated to the Kagawong Historical Society in 1992 by Harold and Reverend Mary Jo Tracy. It was relocated to Kagawong by the Kagawong Historical Society in October 1993. Once used as a homestead, it was moved to the Old Mill Heritage Site in 2008.

Closed for the Season

We shall reopen for the

May Long Weekend 2017

 

       Can you help us bring Lester B. Pearson's  collection to Kagawong? Click the link below the picture.  

https://www.gofundme.com/lester-b-pearson-and-canadian-flag

 

 

 Webcam icon - Link to Kagawong Marina
Check out the webcam

of the Kagawong Marina

 

 

 

DANIEL DODGE STORY 

Check out the NBC News story that

was done on the Dodge Tragedy.

http://www.clickondetroit.com/news/honeymoon-horror-forgotten-story-of-daniel-dodge/36171344

 

Support Us

Every little bit helps!

Providing donations to the Old Mill Heritage Centre Museum would be greatly appreciated! Your commitment and support will be recognized by all.

News & Events

Keep up to date with what’s happening!

The Manitoulin Expositor wrote a great story about our recent "History Day in Kagawong".

http://www.manitoulin.ca/2016/08/17/billings-history-day-reveals-story-behind-ship-wreck-erebus/

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Direct Contact

We are located On Manitoulin island!

Mailing Address: General Delivery, Kagawong, Ontario P0P 1J0

Phone: (705) 282-1442

Give us a calll or leave us a message at your convenience and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can!