Welcome to Backus-Page House Museum and Agricultural Centre 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.
Annual Meeting of the Members
March 6, 2024
7pm Open to the public. Tyrconnell Heritage Society members in good standing have voting rights. Approve the 2023 financial statements, the 2024 budget and elect the board of directors.
Solar Eclipse Viewing Party
April 8, 2024
Backus-Page House Museum is directly in the path of this once in a lifetime event!! Join us from 12pm to 5pm. Eclipse glasses will be available to the first 200 at a nominal fee.