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 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”

Let’s Paint Some Rocks!

The School House Museum is located in an area surrounded by nature. One of the museum’s biggest goals, other than helping you learn the history of the Upper Ottawa Valley, is to get its visitors in touch with nature and what better way to encourage that then through a fun and simple craft. Rock paintingContinue reading “Let’s Paint Some Rocks!”