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Sir John Johnson Manor House


Sir John Johnson Manor House

19692 William St, Williamstown • (613) 347-2356

johnjohnsonSir John Johnson National Historic Site of Canada, located in the historic town of Williamstown is one of the oldest surviving houses in present day Ontario.

Sir John Johnson, a prominent United Empire Loyalist, was responsible for the settlement of fellow loyalists in Eastern Ontario following the end of the American Revolution. On a grant of land that he himself received in the area of present day Williamstown, Johnson had a house, a grist mill and a saw mill built sometime between 1784 and 1792. The house has survived to the present day and is one of the oldest buildings left in Ontario. The original building was enlarged in the 1820s and, in its present form, is a fine example of early Ontario domestic architecture.

Approximate Visit Time: 30 mins

Cost: Free (Donations Accepted)