Family Day – Ancaster ON

February 18, 2013

Griffin House National Historic Site 733 Mineral Springs Rd., Ancaster, Ontario L9H 1A1

Families can explore Black history together as they stroll the paths of the Dundas Valley and visit Griffin House National Historical Site. Your visit starts with a hike from the Griffin House parking lot along a trail to the Griffin House. Remember to dress for the weather. Upon arrival at Griffin house you can warm up with some apple cider and conversation. A spinning demonstration will give children hands on experience of early settler life. Griffin House is a 19th century home that stands as a testament to the strength and bravery of African Canadians who journeyed to Southern Ontario. Parking and access by the Hermitage Parking Lot, 1.5 miles west of Ancaster on Sulphur Springs Road (near the intersection of Sulphur Springs and Mineral Springs Road). Donations gladly accepted. Parking fees will apply at Hermitage Parking Lot.