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December 2017

Friends of Auchmar Canada 150 event – The Life and Times of the Honourable Isaac Buchanan

December 6, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
John. W. Foote Armoury, 200 James St N
Hamilton, ON L8R 2L1 Canada
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The Honourable Isaac Buchanan: What’s His Most Enduring Achievement? A FREE Community Event Hosted by Friends of Auchmar in Celebration of Canada 150 Wednesday December 6, 2017 from 7 pm to 9 pm Royal Hamilton Light Infantry Officer’s Mess John Foote Armoury, 200 James St. N., Downtown Hamilton Isaac Buchanan (1810-1883) was a multifaceted changemaker who helped transform Hamilton and Canada. Join us for a good-natured evening that will feature five guest debaters from different fields asked to make the…

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June 2018

F.O.A. Special Members Meeting

June 23 @ 9:00 am - 9:30 am
Auchmar Mansion, 88 Fennell Ave W
Hamilton, Ontario 3M1 L9C Canada
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The Friends of Auchmar will hold a Special Members Meeting on Saturday, June 23, 2018, at 9:00 -9:30 a.m. at Auchmar Manor House to discuss and vote on the proposed amendment to the Constitution and Bylaws of the Friends of Auchmar. The Friends of Auchmar Board recognizes the importance of this discussion with the membership as it looks toward the future. Your Board will continue to carry out its duties and responsibilities, transact the purpose of the Friends, encourage members to…

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F.O.A. Public General Meeting – The Voices of Auchmar Series

June 23 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 pm
Auchmar Mansion, 88 Fennell Ave W
Hamilton, Ontario 3M1 L9C Canada
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The Friends of Auchmar will hold a Public Members Meeting, the The Voices of Auchmar Series on Saturday, June 23, 2018, commencing at 9:30 until 11:30 a.m. at the Auchmar Manor House. The Speakers will be Ken Watson and Gwen Vasseur. Ken will speak about John Harvey Watson who received the 13th Battalion colours from Lady Buchanan when the regiment was formed in the 1860s and early days of the 13th. (John Harvey is grandfather to Ken). Gwen Vasseur will…

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Free Auchmar Open House – OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

June 23 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Auchmar Mansion, 88 Fennell Ave W
Hamilton, Ontario 3M1 L9C Canada
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OPEN TO THE PUBLIC - Free Auchmar Open House Saturday, June 23rd from noon to 4pm Sunday, June 24th from noon to 4pm Join us for a weekend of exploring Hamilton's Hidden history by touring the house. Guest speakers will lead talks on topics covering Auchmar's former uses: Emancipation Day Victorian Servants "Guinea Pig" pilots Isaac Buchanan Guided Jane's Walk

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About Auchmar Manor House

In 1852, Isaac Buchanan bought 54 acres of land on the Hamilton Mountain. The property stretched from the mountain brow to Fennel Ave. He built a summer cottage which eventually became Buchanan’s Manor House & Estate.

 

The purpose of the Friends is to bring together those persons committed to the history, preservation, conservation, rehabilitation and continuing public use of the Auchmar Manor House, its associated buildings and cultural landscape.