We have recently been featured as part of this digital collection. We encourage you to take a look and learn about some objects in various Ontario museum collections that speak to our “Canadian-ness.” http://www.museumsontario.ca/museum/Aurora-Historical-Society-and/insiders-look/Advice-Gratis-Sign http://www.museumsontario.ca/insiders-look?fcp=499
This past Thursday AHS was pleased to team up with CHATS for the third time to run An Evening of Scotch, a fundraiser in support of CHATS and AHS. A full house packed into the Hillary House Ballroom to experience Whisky’s of the World with local Scotch and Whisky expert, Keith Scott. Keith took them … Read moreRecap: An Evening of Scotch
This week we will be saying goodbye to our co-op student from Dr. G.W. William SS, Nida Atif. Nida has been with AHS since February and has been a wonderful addition to our team, assisting us with exhibits, Artifact of the Week, collections inventory, and more. She has written the following letter of reflection on her time here at Hillary House:
Thank you to everyone who came out to our 2016 Spring Clean Up at Hillary House! On Saturday May 7, volunteers raked leaves, removed weeds, transported flowers, mulched flowerbeds and cleaned up garbage.
“Where shall we live? … Where can we hope to find a house which will be suitable for ourselves, six children and a small income? … We must have a good sized dining room, small drawing-room, and a breakfast room, which may be converted into a school room. It must have a nursery and five … Read moreAHS Publications Presents: Hillary House “The Manor”