Where nature meets

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School is out, Summer is in

Summer has officially arrived!  Which means, school is out, the days are long and the kids are full of energy. No need to worry, a day adventuring at O’Hara Mill is exactly what summer calls for. Enjoy the outdoors, explore the history of our area & make some memories!

Here are five fun ways to experience O’Hara with the kids this summer…

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Living History

O’Hara Mill Homestead and Conservation Area is not your typical museum or heritage site. Very little is curated behind glass. Instead, visitors are encouraged to immerse themselves into what would’ve been the day to day lives of the O’Hara’s and experience the past, first hand.

Take a step back in time with us…

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Take a hike: the benefits of spending time in nature

Whether you are young or old, wealthy or poor, live urban or rural; a two-hour “dose” of nature a week can significantly boost your health and wellbeing. Even if you simply sit and enjoy the peace and quiet.

Here are 5 amazing benefits you can get from spending some time in nature at O’Hara…


Securing a place for our past, in our future.

Our Mission is to Preserve, Procure, Promote and Prosper.

By encouraging the collective talents & visions of our volunteers, we are dedicated to conserving our vibrant historic homestead and sharing the depiction of pioneer rural life in Central Hastings during the 1800's with tourists and locals alike.

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We Thank You in advance for your generosity.

Admission to the Homestead, Conservation Area, and Events is by donation.

All donations allow us to
continue maintaining the
100 acre grounds,
12 heritage buildings,
7 walking trails
and ultimately restore
O’Hara Mill to it’s past grandeur.


Come Wander.

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