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Inside Hamilton's Museums (Paperback) (John Goddard)

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A new book that illuminates Hamilton’s top heritage museums and historic sites.With a celebration of Hamilton’s history and an emphasis on storytelling, Inside Hamilton’s Museums is for native Hamiltonians and newcomers alike. Amidst increased interest in Hamilton from the GTHA and beyond, this book explores the city’s origins, with an emphasis on its historic sites, early builders, and personalities. Learn about the history of the site, take a guided walk-through, and discover some of the most prized possessions.Find out about the McQueston family, and how the two high-backed chairs at Whitehern evoke the day in 1939 when King George VI and Queen Elizabeth opened the Queen Elizabeth Way, the first intercity divided highway in North America. Or visit the museum that occupies the site of the battle that marked a turning point in the War of 1812, holding off the American invaders for at least another winter. These and many more Hamilton sites await your visit.A new book that illuminates Hamilton’s top heritage museums and historic sites.With a celebration of Hamilton’s history and an emphasis on storytelling, Inside Hamilton’s Museums is for native Hamiltonians and newcomers alike. Amidst increased interest in Hamilton from the GTHA and beyond, this book explores the city’s origins, with an emphasis on its historic sites, early builders, and personalities. Learn about the history of the site, take a guided walk-through, and discover some of the most prized possessions.Find out about the McQueston family, and how the two high-backed chairs at Whitehern evoke the day in 1939 when King George VI and Queen Elizabeth opened the Queen Elizabeth Way, the first intercity divided highway in North America. Or visit the museum that occupies the site of the battle that marked a turning point in the War of 1812, holding off the American invaders for at least another winter. These and many more Hamilton sites await your visit.
Number of Pages: 206.0
Genre: Art, History
Sub-Genre: Canada / General, Social History
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Ingram Pub Services
Author: John Goddard
Language: English
Street Date: May 24, 2016
TCIN: 51288823
UPC: 9781459733541
Item Number (DPCI): 248-18-9364

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