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Moreston Heritage Village
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October 27th, 2018
October 27th, 2018

Good Grief Tours

On Saturday, October 27, explore funeral traditions and rituals throughout history on this unique guided tour through Moreston Heritage Village. Participate in a toast (and a prank) during a lively 1850s Irish Wake. Formally prepare for the serious business of death with a Victorian family in the 1880s. Learn about the evolution of mourning through the Great War and the 20th century. Hear tales of Grey County ghost stories, and keep watch for loose spirits in the village!

Each tour is limited to 20 guests. Six tour times are available:

  • 6:30 p.m. SOLD OUT
  • 7:00 p.m. SOLD OUT
  • 7:30 p.m. SOLD OUT
  • 8:00 p.m. SOLD OUT
  • 8:30 p.m. SOLD OUT
  • 9:00 p.m. SOLD OUT

Non-member tour guest price: $8

Grey Roots Member tour guest price: $5


Want to purchase your tickets over the phone? Give us a call at 519-376-3690!

You can also purchase them in person by stopping in at Grey Roots, Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.!

This event covers mature themes and so is not recommended for children. This is an outdoor walking tour. Please dress for the weather. If you have accessibility concerns, please contact us prior to purchasing tickets.

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Click on the locations / buildings below to learn about the Heritage Village

Large Agricultural Equipment and Historic Vehicle Display Building Blue Water GarageGeorge Rice Blacksmith ShopHerb Miller Sawmill1920's School House1920's Timber Framed Barn1920's Ontario FarmhouseOrange Hall1886 Log House1920's Good Cheer BandstandOutdoor AmphitheatrePioneer Blacksmith Shop1853 Pioneer Log CabinMoore & Muir Engine Works

View 3D Model of Moreston Village (30 MB)

3D model created in collaboration with St. Mary's High School

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