Pinhey's Point is a historic site located along the Ottawa River preserving and showcasing the history of Horaceville, the land of Hamnet Kirkes Pinhey, an English Merchant and Colonial Secretary who was rewarded 1000 acres of land by the King of England along the Ottawa River for his efforts and service in the Napoleonic Wars in the late 1700's-early 1800's.
Hamnet Kirkes Pinhey retired and moved to his land in 1820 where he built an estate for himself and servants, a log home for his son, Horace, and his wife, several barns, and a small settlement divided among military and irish immigrants consisting of homes, a grist mill, sawmill, St. Mary's Church and a harbour. Pinhey was a businessman, a leader in township and district affairs and appointed legislative counsel in the 1840's.
The property was owned by Pinhey heirs until it was sold to the township in the 1970's. The site now consists of several ruins with detailed information, the stone estate which has been transformed into a donation run museum with educational guided tours and several acres of parkland to enjoy.