Guyitt House – Canada’s Most Photographed House

The Guyitt House is said to be Canada’s most photographed house. The house is located along the Talbot Trail (now known as Highway 3) in Palmyra, Ontario. Talbot Trail was named after Colonel Thomas Talbot, who during the 1820s, constructed the corduroy road to allow settlers and military personnel access to the land.

The Guyitt house was built in 1842 with additions added to it in 1920 and the 1940’s. It was purchased in 1908 by Roy Guyitt and Ethel Humphrey. Marriage records for the couple indicate that they were married on February 23, 1910 in Kent, Ontario. Roy came from a large family, he had twelve siblings.


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