Wanted: Volunteers to support Behind the Bars this summer at the Huron Historic Gaol

May 11, 2023

Huron County, Ontario – Behind the Bars returns to the Huron Historic Gaol this summer and the Gaol is currently seeking volunteers to help portray former inmates for this popular event.

Behind the Bars is an immersive tour experience that gives visitors the opportunity to learn more about life at the Gaol between 1841 and 1923. Volunteers will step back in time to portray real life inmates and staff from the Gaol’s past, sharing highlights of their characters’ stories with visitors.

“Our volunteers are tasked with bringing Huron County’s past to life, by creating captivating and educational experiences for visitors,” said Kyra Lewis, Behind the Bars coordinator. “Behind the Bars provides us with a unique and brilliant opportunity to understand and humanize our history and those who lived and worked in the Gaol.”

Behind the Bars tours run every Tuesday and Thursday evening through July and August.

To learn more about this volunteer opportunity, call the Huron Historic Gaol at 519-524-6971 or email klewis@huroncounty.ca.

To learn more, visit: www.HuronCountyMuseum.ca


For more information contact:

Glen McNeil, Warden
519.524.8394 (ext 3224)