- The Washington Times - Friday, June 27, 2003

Crossing the border from Minnesota to Canada is quick and easy.

Old Fort William-themed weekends, voyageur feasts, concerts, canoe rides, heritage reproduction items, historic foods and the voyageur camping experience and re-enactor package await visitors.

From July 11 through 13, the fort re-creates the Great Rendezvous. Canada Day is July 1, the Ojibwa Keeshigun Native Festival is Aug. 16 and 17. Scottish Days are celebrated Aug. 8 through 10.

The Fall Corn Roast is Sept. 6. Haunted Fort Night lasts from Oct. 23 to 26, and the year winds up with the New Year’s Eve Family Frolic Dec. 31.

Call 807/473-2344 or 807/577-8461 or fax 807/473-2327; e-mail, info@oldfortwilliam.on.ca; or on the Internet, www.oldfortwilliam.on.ca.

Excellent places to stay are the Airlane Travelodge Hotel, 800/465-5003 or e-mail inquire@travelodge-airlane.com, and the Prince Arthur Hotel and Suites near the marina, 800/267-2675 or 807/345-5411.

Harvey Hagman

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