Whitehern Historic House & Garden NHS - Historic Places Days

Whitehern Historic House & Garden NHS

Hamilton, Ontario
Type
Museum/Gallery
Address
41 Jackson Street West, Hamilton, ON, Canada
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Hours
Open 12:00-16:00 year-round (Not open on Mondays)
Phone
905-546-2018

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Discover one of the finest examples of an intact historic home in Canada. Three generations of the McQuesten family lived at Whitehern, from 1852 until 1968. Among the last generation were six children who never married. In 1959 the three surviving members of the family bequeathed the home to the City of Hamilton with all of its original contents. It contains elements from many time periods – Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian – dating up to 1939 when the Honourable Thomas McQuesten was Minister of Highways. Explore the heritage of Victorian ideas and possessions that influenced life at Whitehern on the eve of W.W.II..

Amenities

  • Family-Friendly
  • Guided Tour
  • National Historic Site
  • Parkland
  • Washrooms

Location

41 Jackson Street West, Hamilton, ON, Canada
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