Upcoming Events

  • 25th August, 2013 1 PM

    PLEASANT SUNDAY AFTERNOON

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  • 26th July, 2013 11 AM

    NEVERLAND: Children’s Day @ Leacock Summer Festival

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  • 28th July, 2013 10 AM

    Paddle-In Orillia: Leacock Summer Festival

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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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"Golf may be played on Sunday, not being a game within the view of the law, but being a form of moral effort."