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  • 23rd August, 2015 1 PM

    A PLEASANT SUNDAY AFTERNOON

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  • 16th August, 2015 2 PM

    Michael Abernethy- Musicali-Tea

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  • 21st June, 2015 12 PM

    Orillia Arts for Peace – 32nd Annual

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About Leacock Museum

The success of his Elements of Political Science and his first satirical books Literary Lapses, Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town and Arcadian Adventures of the Idle Rich allowed him to move from his family's summer house at Sibbald Point, Lake Simcoe and over time develop his own lakeside retreat at Old Brewery Bay, where Lake Simcoe and Lake Couchiching join.

Here in 1928 he built Leacock House (above) designed by Wright & Noxon, Toronto. The scale and ambience of the plans reflected Leacock's success and prestige as a world renowned...

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"Many a man in love with a dimple makes the mistake of marrying the whole girl."