The Friends of Auchmar volunteered at Auchmar Estate during the Doors Open Hamilton weekend (May 4-5, 2019, 10 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.).
Thank you to all members who gave of their time to make Auchmar an interesting visit.
Thank you to the City of Hamilton, Tourism, Culture and Heritage, for opening Auchmar for Doors Open Hamilton and the volunteers who welcomed the public and contributed greatly.
Thank you to the City of Hamilton, Tourism, Culture and Heritage for inviting the Friends of Auchmar to be the official hosts for Auchmar Estate.
Diane Dent, Chair, Friends of Auchmar and Bill King, author of Buchanan of Auchmar provided Jane’s Walk of the Auchmar grounds to over 100 interested Hamiltonians during the weekend.
The visits with Norris Podetz, artist, Bill King, author of Buchanan of Auchmar, Gwen Vasseur and her family and their archive were very well received.
The interviews with Doors Open Hamilton Auchmar Estate guests were a great success.
Over 3,000 people took this rare opportunity to walk the hallways and staircases, the grounds and gardens, listen to stories, view memorabilia, learn of Auchmar’s history, chat with the artist and author, and make it a successful visit.
For more photos and information about the Auchmar Estate and Manor House please visit our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/FriendsOfAuchmar/ or the photo galleries on this website.