Visit our National Historic Site. View the displays of artifacts and learn of the fine contribution of Red Cross Nurses in providing health and medical services for over four decades.
About the Outpost:
The Red Cross Outpost opened in 1922 and was operated by live-in nurses until 1957. It then continued to serve various community and medical services until 1963.
Special events and displays related to Outpost and Community history are organized regularly by the Wilberforce Heritage Guild. Please visit the Gallery to view past examples and check the Events listing for upcoming activities.
The Historic House Museum is preserved, organized and operated by the Wilberforce Heritage Guild 1991®, a Volunteer Charitable Group and is owned and supported by the Municipality of Highlands East.
The building was designated as a National Historic Site in September 2003 by the Canadian Minister of Heritage, the Honourable Sheila Copps. At a ceremony on August 15, 2006 the National Historic Site plaque was unveiled.
July & August
1st Monday each month, 6:30pm
Settlers Photograph Display
Canada Day Celebrations
Lawn Croquet & Tea
Outpost Scrabble & Coffee
Outpost at the Penny Raffle
Kids' Time at the Outpost
Outpost at the AG Fair
Art of an Outpost Nurse Exhibit Opens
24th Anniversary Celebrations
2314 Loop Road [MAP]