EXPERIENCE 100 YEARS OF CHRISTMAS AT 3 NATIONAL HISTORIC SITES

Battlefield House Museum & Park – former home of Mary Gage (1777 1853) and her 10 children

Dundurn Castle former home of Mary MacNab (1812 1846) and her children

Whitehern Historic House & Garden former home of Mary McQuesten (1849-1934) and her six children

SPECIAL OFFER – FOR A “MARY” CHRISTMAS!

Purchase admission, or present an online admission voucher to Dundurn Castle between November 27, 2010 and January 2, 2011 and receive complimentary admission vouchers for Battlefield House Museum & Park and Whitehern Historic House & Garden. Vouchers valid for use from November 27, 2010 to January 2, 2011.
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Victorian Christmas
at Dundurn National Historic Site

Enjoy the beauty of a mid-19th century family Christmas celebration at Dundurn Castle. The Garden Club of Hamilton decorates the Castle in Victorian splendour with cedar boughs, ribbons and dried flowers. Bring your family and share a Hamilton holiday tradition.

Date: Saturday, November 27, 2010 to Sunday, January 2, 2011 (Closed Mondays)
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Cost: Regular admission rates apply to the museum.
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Christmas in the Pioneer Spirit
at Battlefield House Museum & Park

Join us for an early 19th century family Christmas; where a crackling fire warms you, evergreen boughs bedeck the mantles and enticing smells fill the air.

Date: Saturday, November 19, 2011 to Saturday, December 31, 2011
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Cost: Regular admission rates apply to the museum.
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The McQuesten’s Childhood Christmas
at Whitehern Historic House & Garden

Enjoy this special time of year as the McQuestens look back on the Christmas of their childhood. Once a year we reveal the family’s toys under a tree adorned with whimsical decorations in the style of the 1880s. The table is set with the China they used for Christmas and New Year’s from the 1850s when they visited Grandpa, to the 1930s when Tom entertained his fellow politicians. Cedar roping and satin ribbon complete the picture.

Date: Sunday, November 20, 2011 to Saturday, December 31, 2011 (Closed Mondays)
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Cost: Regular admission rates apply to the museum.