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Staff Artifact Pick Video: 1905 Doll in BGH Nurse’s Uniform

Staff Artifact Pick: 1905 Doll in BGH Nurse’s Uniform Watch the video as Administrative and Collections Assistant Danielle highlights the fascinating story of this doll.   According to oral history the doll was given to Lena Sharpe in 1905.  Lena was a young girl undergoing cancer treatment at Belleville General Hospital.  Unfortunately, her arm had to be amputated and she was hospitalized for quite a whil
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Holiday Hours

Below are the 2016  holiday open and closed times for Glanmore National Historic Site:
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Glanmore by “Gaslight” – December 2016

Glanmore by “Gaslight” Three dates to choose from: Wednesday, December 7, 2016 – 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm – SOLD OUT Wednesday, December 14, 2016 – 7 pm to 8:30 pm Wednesday, December 21, 2016 – 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm We have recreated the look of “gaslight” for these popular evening tours at Glanmore National Historic Site.  Enjoy a guided tour of Glanmore by “gaslightR
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Holiday Hours

Please note the changes to Glanmore’s hours during the holiday season.  The museum is open Tuesday to Sunday from 1 pm to 4:30 pm with the following exceptions: Thursday, December 24—CLOSED Friday, December 25—CLOSED Saturday, December 26—CLOSED Sunday, December 27—OPEN 1 PM TO 4:30 PM Monday, December 28—CLOSED Tuesday, December 29—OPEN 1 PM TO 4:30 PM Wednesday, December 30—OPEN 1 PM TO 4:30 PM Thursday, Dece
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Victorian Santa Workshop – Dec 7/14

Victorian Santa Workshop Sunday, December 7, 2014 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm Make a Victorian Santa at Glanmore National Historic Site to add old-fashioned charm to your holiday decor. This Santa will look lovely on a tabletop or mantle during the holiday season.  The design is adapted from craft instructions found in the December 1867 edition of Harper’s Bazaar magazine.  Santa’s body will be constructed from na
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Glanmore on a snowy winter day.

Glanmore Decorated for the Holiday Season

  Glanmore is all set for Christmas … the garland is hung, tress are decorated, and historic toys are displayed for all to see. The dining room table is set for a Victorian Holiday feast and the kissing ball is hung at the entrance. Come explore the traditional decorations from the Victorian era and see Glanmore at it’s best. We are open Tuesday – Sunday 1:00 – 4:30pm for self guided tour
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