New Photo Gallery

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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

Mother’s Day Tea & Tour

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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

Featured Artifact – Kilties Souvenir Album

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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

March Break Magic

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Extended Hours and Magical Fun this March Break! Bring the family to Glanmore this March Break for some magical fun!  Explore the historic house to see what life was like for a wealthy family in the late 1800s.  Try our artifact scavenger hunt to look for artifacts throughout the house.  Learn about Victorian Parlour Magic

Conservator Ian Hodkinson identified the original location of the picture rail on the breakfast room wall.

Breakfast Room Restoration Project

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The breakfast room underwent structural repairs in early 2013.  At that time the lath and plaster in the ceiling was consolidated and ornamental plaster was restored. Ian Hodkinson, Emeritus Professor of Art Conservation, worked to investigate and determine the original decorative scheme of the room.  Through his research, he discovered 11 layers of paint and

Heritage Week February 18th to 21st, 2014

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Glanmore National Historic Site is celebrating Heritage Week, February 18th to 21st, 2014 with a Restoration Retrospective.   Discover the steps that have been taken to preserve and restore the historic house over the past 40 years with a special restoration display.  See the current restoration work in the breakfast room.  Join in a special