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Welcome to Fairfield House!

Fairfield House offers a rare opportunity to visit a house built by hand in the ten years following the start of Loyalist settlement in Ontario in 1784.

The Fairfield Homestead Heritage Association promotes the preservation of Fairfield House and provides guided tours and heritage programming at the House through an agreement with Loyalist Township, owner of the property.

In 1793 the farmhouse of Loyalists William and Abigail Fairfield was the heart of a growing farm. Today, Fairfield House is eastern Ontario's best preserved 18th century dwelling, distinguished by the survival of many of its original interior features. On guided tours of the house, visitors move from the limestone cellar to the raftered attic.

We look forward to greeting you at Fairfield House and sharing with you the discovery of this valued house and its surroundings. They will link you directly with this township's story of Loyalist settlement.



The Fairfield Homestead.

"We were... taken back to a time of great importance to Canada."
Bill Gowsell, 2011, The Kingston Whig-Standard
Please take a moment to explore our website:

About Us: an introduction to the Fairfield Homestead Heritage Association.

History: a brief introduction to the histories of the Fairfield family and their home.

Get Involved: opportunities as a member of the FHHA, volunteer, or donor.

Newsletters: a collection of our past newsletters.

Tours: information about our tours and a sample through a virtual tour.

Contact Us: our contact information and useful external links.

Planning Your Trip
  • Location: in Fairfield Park, 4574 Bath Rd.

  • Guided Tours: Wednesday through Sunday
    11am - 4:30pm
    Canada Day to Labour Day

  • Admission Charge: yes

  • Tours outside of regular operating times can be arranged by calling us at (613) 384 2813

Look for the Loyalist Parkway gates standing north of Fairfield House.


Events and Activities
2016 August 14th, from 11:00am – 4:00pm.
“Loyalist From the Start”
  • Explore Loyalist Township’s start in 1784.

  • Meet local re-enactors.

  • If Loyalists are in your family background, you may find some clues about them.

Fairfield House is in Fairfield Park, with parking at 4574 Bath Road.
For more information: Phone (613) 384-2813, Wednesday through Sunday,9:30 to 4:30.


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