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Museums Glanmore National Historic Site Designated a National Historic Site of Canada in 1969 in recognition of its exceptional 2nd Empire architecture. Built in 1882 – 1883 for wealthy banker J.P.C. Philips (1842 – 1912) and his wife Harriet Dougall Philips (1839 – 1915). The grand interior includes beautiful hand-painted ceilings and ornate woodwork. Many rooms have been restored to the 1890s. Period room displays containing some original furnishings as well as beautiful objects from the Couldrey Collection. The museum cares for an extensive collection of antique furniture, paintings and ceramics. Local history is highlighted in Glanmore’s lower level and includes the Early Homestead display and Maid of All Work: Domestic Service at Glanmore exhibit. Open year-round. 257 Bridge St. E. 613-962-2329 glanmore.ca The Regimental Museum Features a collection of uniforms, badges, diaries, equipment, weaponry and other memorabilia. Located in the Armory on the corner of Bridge and Pinnacle St. 613-966-2125 theregiment.ca/hpmuseum.html

Heritage Belleville Heritage Belleville is our municipal heritage committee and is comprised of citizens appointed to the committee who are interested and knowledgeable about heritage matters. There are a few self-guided tours available so you can fully embrace and enjoy the rich heritage that Belleville has. The City Hall Tour Belleville’s beautiful High Victorian Gothic City Hall was built in 1872 and is an identifiable landmark in Belleville. Inside City Hall you will find beautiful stained glass, original bricks and wooden trusses. Designated Sites Walking Tour Take a walking tour and see the beautiful heritage properties located here in Belleville. The designation of properties protects and preserves its architectural history. Places of Worship Walking Tour This tour takes a look at the many churches and sites in Belleville that existed from the City’s beginning up to 1940 that served a religious purpose, some of which continue to do so. A heritage walking tour guide is available at City Hall or online at: belleville.ca/city-hall/page/heritage-belleville. - 31 -

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