Celebrate Our City Pop-Up Exhibit

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Celebrate Our City Pop-Up Exhibit Glanmore National Historic Site’s Celebrate Our City pop-up exhibit was developed as part of the museum’s Belleville 200 and Canada 150 celebrations.  The pop-up exhibit received rave reviews at Canada Day Celebrations and again at the Waterfront Festival.  People have really enjoyed seeing our staff in 1867 period costumes, viewing

Kilties Souvenir Album -Artifact Pick

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Watch Melissa Wakeling, Education and Marketing Coordinator for Glanmore, as she talks about entertainment in Belleville and the history behind this souvenir album from the Belleville Kilties Band. [youtube height=”HEIGHT” width=”WIDTH”]PLACE_LINK_HERE[/youtube]   The Belleville Kilties Band was formed in 1898 as an offshoot of the 48th Highlanders Band of Toronto. Run by local businessmen T.P.J. Power,

Pike Hook -Artifact Pick

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Watch Emma Craig, Public Engagement Assistant and Summer Student at Glanmore, as she explains the relevance of the Moira River and the pike hook to Belleville’s early industries. [youtube height=”HEIGHT” width=”WIDTH”]PLACE_LINK_HERE[/youtube] These days the Moira River is a habitat for a large variety of wildlife in the centre of the city.  It also is an important

Souvenir Booklet -Artifact Pick

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Watch Melissa Wakeling, Education and Marketing Coordinator at Glanmore, as she talks about the history of the Bay Bridge and this 1909 Belleville souvenir booklet. The Bay Bridge is an important element of Belleville’s history. Before it was built, people between Belleville and Prince Edward County had to make the journey across the Bay of

Prominent People- Runner Ups

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Prominent People- The Runner-Ups Written by Emma Craig, Public Engagement Assistant When planning Glanmore’s pop-up exhibit “Celebrating Our City,” in preparation for the Belleville 200/Canada 150 celebrations, we felt that we should highlight figures from Belleville that were significant to our local and national history. It was upon researching this that the staff discovered just