FOA to Receive $2,000 to support Hamilton Honours the Life and Times of Isaac Buchanan

We are pleased to announce that the Friends of Auchmar’s application to the City of Hamilton’s Canada 150 Projects and Events Funding Program has been successful. Funding has been awarded in the amount of $2,000 to support Hamilton Honours the Life and Times of Isaac Buchanan – City-Builder & Nation-Builder: A Canada 150 Celebration.

More details to be announced later this year as we plan this event.

Notice of Public Meeting at Auchmar Estate

Saturday, May 6th, 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Take advantage of this unique opportunity to attend the Friends of Auchmar meeting in the Auchmar Manor House, then tour and walk the grounds before crowds arrive for the unrelated City of Hamilton sponsored tours of Auchmar from 12 noon until 4:00 pm.

“Voices From Auchmar” the meeting’s theme, includes memories and reminiscences from those who have significant ties to Auchmar, friends such as Doug Embelton, Frank Fordham and Mrs. Voelker.

As our Friends of Auchmar meeting is open to the public, please RSVP to Pat Saunders at to ensure you have a seat as SEATING IS LIMITED. There is no parking on the grounds of the estate. Those with mobility issues may be dropped off near the front entrance prior to parking on neighbouring streets.

Mark Saturday May 6th from 9:30 am until 11:30am on you calendar.

Volunteers needed For Auchmar Public Open House

The City of Hamilton will open Auchmar Estate to the public on May 6th and 7th, 2017, between the hours of 12-4pm.

The City of Hamilton asked the Friends of Auchmar Board to make its membership aware of the above and invite the membership to volunteer at Auchmar on these dates and times.

Any member who wishes to volunteer should contact Carolyn Samko at Heritage and Culture for more information by April 27, 2017.

She may be reached at the following:

Email: Phone 905-546-2424 Ext 2509
Cell# 905-979-5151


John Kajaste
Friends of Auchmar Board, Secretary