Église catholique Très-Sainte Trinité de Rockland

The church and the rectory have been designated as Ontario Heritage Property under the Ontario Heritage Act, which demonstrates the exceptional value of these buildings. Open weekdays from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM for self-guided tours with an explanatory fact ...

Higginson Tower

In 1829, Thomas Higginson built the Tower as a windmill for grinding grain. The tower has been restored in 2006. A climb to the top of the 52-foot tower enables visitors to admire the beautiful scenery.


L’Orignal features Ontario Heritage properties and commemorative plaques. Heritage houses and restored buildings are worth a look for their traditional architecture. Free brochure available for a self-guided walking tour.

Maison de l’île

This house was built in 1810 and served as the administrative office for the Hamilton brothers’ sawmill, once the most important in Canada. Construction of the Carillon Power Dam flooded a section of the town of Hawkesbury. The Maison de l’île is the only ...

Place des pionniers

Take a time to view the murals and learn about historical events that shaped the town of Hawkesbury. Walk down the pedestrian path that replaced the original railway tracks. Also: outdoor amphitheatre and play area for kids.