Welcome to Backus-Page House Museum operated by the Tyrconnell Heritage Society, situated in picturesque John E. Pearce Provincial Park, just south of Wallacetown, Ontario. We are in the heart of the Talbot Settlement, on the shores of Lake Erie. Enjoy the Spicer Trail, heritage gardens, historic barn, outbuildings, and our 1850's Georgian style house museum. Discover period room settings that tell the story of the Backus family and changing exhibits showcasing the rural communities of western Elgin County.
Heritage Farm Show
September 4, 2021 - September 5, 2021
Explore your rural roots through heritage, art, artisans and music. Experience the museum, barn and grounds.
Life in the Talbot Settlement
September 25, 2021 - September 26, 2021
Find out what life was like in the early Talbot Settlement, focusing on the municipalities of Dutton Dunwich and West Elgin (historic Dunwich and Aldborough Townships).
Merchants at the Museum
August 21, 2021 - August 22, 2021
Historic merchants, crafts, games, entertainment, food and family fun outdoors at Backus-Page House Museum, south of Wallacetown, Ontario. All public health guidelines will be followed.