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Extended Summer Hours

Extended Summer Hours Begin June 1! The summer season has arrived!  Beginning Sunday, June 1, Glanmore National Historic Site will be open summer hours.   This is a great time to visit the museum for the first time, or bring summer guests to see Belleville’s treasured historic house.  Glanmore will be open Tuesday to Sunday from 10 am to 4:30 pm.  Summer hours will continue until the end of August.  Visitors ca
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National Day of Honour – Flag at Half Mast

Please be advised that the flag at Glanmore is flying at half-mast today in recognition of the National Day of Honour. The Government of Canada has set aside this day to mark the end of our country’s military mission in Afghanistan. A national ceremony on Parliament Hill will pay tribute to the fallen, the sacrifices of the wounded, and the special burden borne by families. Canadians will be invited to honour the leg
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Fundraising Plant Sale

Fundraising Plant Sale Saturday, May 31st, 2014 – 8 am to 1 pm Don’t miss this fantastic plant sale just in time for the spring planting season.  Stop by the front lawn of Glanmore, 257 Bridge Street East, and pick up some things for the garden.  The plant sale will feature perennials, gardening books, garden accessories, and a bake sale too.   Funds raised from this sale will be used in support of museum
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National Volunteer Week

April 6th to 12th is National Volunteer Week. The staff at Glanmore National Historic Site would like to take a moment to say thanks to our wonderful volunteers for all their hard work over the past year. Volunteers contributed more than 3000 working hours to Glanmore in 2013.      They were involved in a wide variety of activities.  Here is just a few of the activities where volunteers played an integral role last y
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Museum Closed Easter Weekend

Museum Closed Easter Weekend Please note that Glanmore National Historic Site will be closed on the following dates: Friday, April 18th, 2014 Saturday, April 19th, 2014 Sunday, April 20th, 2014 Monday, April 21st, 2014 Normal office and museum hours will resume on Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014.  
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Summer Job at Glanmore

Summer Job At Glanmore National Historic Site Student Employment Opportunity Are you, or do you know, a university student studying history, anthropology or cultural studies? Applications for a summer position working with the artifact collection at Glanmore National Historic Site are now being accepted for summer 2014 employment.  The successful job applicant must be under the age of 30 and planning to return to sch
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New Photo Gallery

New Photo Gallery Horatio H. Couldery (1832-1918), Animal Artist Ever wonder about the artist who painted all the wonderful animal paintings on display at Glanmore National Historic Site?   A  new photo gallery  on our website provides information about Horatio Henry Couldery and features images of his work from the Couldery Collection. Horatio H. Couldery was one of England’s preeminent Victorian animal artist
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Mother’s Day Tea & Tour

Mother’s Day Tea & Tour – Sunday, May 11th, 2014 Tickets Now Available! Treat mom like a queen on her special day!  Bring her to Glanmore National Historic Site for a lovely afternoon tea hosted by the Friends of Glanmore.  Enjoy delicious tea sandwiches, scones, homemade jam and sweets then explore the historic house with a guided tour.  Tickets are $25.00 each.  There are two seating options to choo
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Extended Hours for March Break

Just a reminder that Glanmore is offering extended hours Tuesday to Friday, March 11th to 14th!  The museum will be open from 10 am to 4:30 pm.   Click here to learn more about March Break activities! 
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Featured Artifact – Kilties Souvenir Album

Belleville Kilties Souvenir Album  – The Belleville Kilties Band, was established in 1898 as an offshoot of the 48th Highlander Band from Toronto. This souvenir album commemorating their very successful World Tour was sold for a few cents before and after each performance.   The Kilties were a brass band, composed of 40 members who wore striking kilts and featured a trained choir of 16 voices as well as bag pip
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