Be Our Valentine
Celebrate Valentines Day on Sunday, February 12, 2017, at 2 pm.
Tea will be served along with “delectables” in Ruthven’s stone Coach House.
A short talk on Valentine Trivia and a small display of cards from our collection will complement the event.
Pre-registration is required: Adults $15, Seniors $13, Children $5
P.S. Bring your Valentine!
“My Dear Papa,
I was very much pleased with the lovely Valentine you were so kind as to send me, it is the prettiest I have. Walter and Davy like theirs very much also …as ever dear papa
Your affectionate daughter,
Bessie Thompson” ca1870
Valentine Cards from Gretchen Thompson’s Scrapbook c. 1910
Marilynn Havelka, CAO
Monday, March 13 – Friday, March 17, March Break Tours of the Mansion will be offered from 1pm-3pm (last tour at 3).
Enjoy a tour of the Greek Revival Mansion – home to 5 generations of the Thompson Family.
Admission “break” half price.
Ruthven Park National Historic Site has the following positions available for the 2017 summer season:
- Visitor Engagement Assistant
- Park Interpreter
- Community Engagement Assistant
- Education/Teaching Assistant
Hours: 35 hours/week – weekend and evening work required.
Previous experience working in a museum, cultural institution, customer service, events planning, landscaping/horticulture/biology, or education is an asset. Upon hiring, the successful candidate will be required to obtain a police report check. There is no public transportation to the site.
The successful candidate will be a college or university student and available to commence work on May 15th or 17th, 2017 (depending on the position). The position will be 35 hours/week with some weekend and evening work required.
Note: Positions are contingent upon the receipt of funding. Apply by email by Monday May 1, 2017.
Ruthven Park National Historic Site
243 Haldimand Hwy #54, Box 610
Cayuga, ON N0A 1E0
The Welcome Centre and Grounds: Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm, Saturday and Sunday, 9:30am to 5:00pm
The Mansion: Reminder that our regular tours of the Thompson Mansion season has come to an end. Be sure to check out our upcoming events to take advantage of tours of the mansion. We do offer tours of the mansion to pre booked groups of 15 or more. Give us a call today or check out our website for more information 905.772.0560 or www.ruthvenpark.ca
Phone: (905) 772-0560
Toll-free: (877) 705-7275
243 Haldimand Hwy. #54,
Cayuga, ON N0A 1E0