School House Colouring Page

The history of the main building of the School House Museum is extensive and incredibly interesting. Before the museum was ever thought of, the same plot of land used to occupy a school house. This relatively small building taught grades 1 – 8. The school house stopped operating as such in 1948. From there, theContinue reading “School House Colouring Page”

CP Rail Caboose Colouring Page

The CP Rail Caboose is a staple artifact at the School House Museum and one of the most eye-catching pieces when someone wanders onto the grounds. This caboose holds a lot of local history, as it was one of the last CP Rail Cabooses to ever pass through the old Chalk River Rail Station. BeforeContinue reading “CP Rail Caboose Colouring Page”

Cow Paddy Bingo

Friendly reminder that Cow Paddy Bingo is only a short while away! On September 20th on the back field of the School House Museum, players will have the opportunity to win up to $1150 in prize money. Tickets are still being sold in Deep River in front of Jan’s Valu-mart and Giant Tiger up untilContinue reading “Cow Paddy Bingo”

Make a Donation

The School House Museum is fortunate enough to be part of such a wonderful and supportive community that continues to send us charitable donations in these unprecedented times. Due to an incredibly generous grant donated by the Deep River and District Community Foundation, tours for the Summer 2020 season are all free of admission charge.Continue reading “Make a Donation”

Cow Paddy Treats

With our annual Cow Paddy Bingo just around the corner, we thought it’d be a fun idea to share some of our favourite recipes for cow patties with all of you. Don’t worry, these cow patties have no affiliation with the contents of a real cow paddy. Cow patties, in short, are cookies made toContinue reading “Cow Paddy Treats”

What is Tamarack?

Tamarack is the short hand of the Tamarack club, a program orchestrated by Mackenzie High School in Deep River, ON, in which grade 11 and 12 students spend a semester together as a group with only one teacher. The program can be taken in place of obtaining three senior level credits in environmental sciences, physicalContinue reading “What is Tamarack?”