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I Scream, You Scream, We all Scream for Ice Cream!

I Scream, You Scream, We all Scream for Ice Cream!   One of the more popular programs at Glanmore comes when we pull out our reproduction ice cream churn and freezer to make homemade ice cream.  Throughout the summer there are two opportunities for the public to join in ice cream making (and eating) as well as countless times when we make ice cream with day camps, tour groups and seniors residences. You might be
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Step Aboard the Shorelines Shuttle

Step Aboard the Shorelines Shuttle Discover a new way to see the best of Belleville aboard the City of Belleville’s new Shorelines Shuttle. You can hop-on-hop-off during the approximately 50 minute round trip tour.  The tour takes you along Belleville’s beautiful waterfront, throughout East Hill, uptown and ends downtown, stopping at some of Belleville’s most popular places to visit, dine, shop and enjoy, inclu
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Pride Photo Collage

Discover the Artifacts in our Pride Photo Collage Belleville is celebrating Pride Week June 4-9!  The festivities culminate with a Pride in the Park Celebration on Saturday, June 9. In honour of Pride Week, and June as Pride Month, Glanmore National Historic Site has released a photo collage of artifacts from the museum collection to recreate the colours of the Pride flag.   Here is some information about each o
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International Museum Day – May 18, 2018

  International Museum Day Friday, May 18, 1:00 to 4:00 pm Join an international movement and visit a museum on May 18.  Glanmore will be celebrating the launch of an online searchable database of our artifact collections. Free admission from 1:00 to 4:00 pm. The museum is enhancing services to the public with the development of a new searchable database featuring the museum’s artifact collections.  The database
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Meet our PR Intern- Stephanie!

Meet our PR Intern- Stephanie Stephanie Clue grew up in Belleville and remembers taking school trips to Glanmore National Historic Site when she was younger. She has an Advanced Diploma in Journalism from Loyalist College and is currently completing her placement at the museum for the Public Relations and Event Management program at Loyalist. She will be spending the month of April with us, learning about the museum
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Meet our Museum Intern

Meet our Museum Intern Amy Hannah  is from Peterborough, Ontario. She has a Honours Bachelor of Art History from Carleton University. Amy is currently completing her internship requirements for a post-graduate Certificate in Cultural Heritage Conservation and Management from Fleming College.  Amy will spend fifteen weeks at Glanmore National Historic Site during the fall and early winter 2017.  Here she will apply he
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Doors Open Belleville – September 16, 2017

Explore Belleville’s heritage during Doors Open 2017!  Glanmore is pleased to once again participate in this wonderful event celebrating our community’s heritage. Be sure to check out Glanmore’s pop-up exhibit “Celebrate our City” commemorating Belleville 200 and Canada 150 on the west lawn to discover fascinating stories from Belleville’s past. Inside the museum you can explore th
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Kilties Souvenir Album -Artifact Pick

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.   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, the band had forty members. This included a sixteen voice choir, the Clan
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Pike Hook -Artifact Pick

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. 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 feature in our community for recreational use and hydroelectric generation. During Belleville’s early set
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Souvenir Booklet -Artifact Pick

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 Quinte by private boat or ferry. In 1887, Belleville earned permission
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