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August 2017

The Roberta Bondar Travelling Photo Exhibition: Light in the Land – The Nature of Canada

August 18, 2017 - September 18, 2017
Lunenburg School of the Arts, 6 Prince Street
Lunenburg, Nova Scotia B0J 2C0 Canada
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This unique photo exhibition featuring the photography of Roberta Bondar, celebrates the emotional connection between the nature of the country and the individual. The exhibition will also highlight and educate the public on the role and importance of photography in the life of Mabel Bell; Mabel’s own photography and paintings, many of which document her life in Baddeck with Alexander Graham Bell. Exhibitions:         Thursday July 20, 2017 launch at 7:30pm (open to the public) with Dr. Bondar at the…

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September 2019

Flying on Water: A Celebration of innovation, Imagination & Persistence

September 9, 2019 - September 11, 2019
AGB National Historic Site, 559 Chebucto Street
Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0 Canada
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Workmen test the HD-4 on the water

          2019 marks the centennial of the hydrofoil speed record achieved by Alexander Graham Bell and F.W. (Casey) Baldwin. “It took Bell and Baldwin eleven long years of trial and error, high hopes and dashed dreams, exceptional insights and false leads to achieve their extraordinary success with HD-4.” On September 9 1919, Alexander Graham Bell and Casey Baldwin broke the world speed records on water – the HD-4 travelled 70.86 (113 km) per hour skimming across…

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May 2022

International Museum Day

May 18
AGB National Historic Site, 559 Chebucto Street
Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0 Canada
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Today is International Museum Day and we wanted to give a huge shout out to our friends at the Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site in Baddeck!  Thank you for all you do to showcase the legacy of Alexander and Mabel.  We look forward to a fun season of events and programming!

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Lawn Sign & Donation Card

May 19
AGB National Historic Site, 559 Chebucto Street
Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0 Canada
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When you stop by to pick up your #nomowmay lawn sign, you also would have received this card (attach image). The AGB Foundation was established in 2016 as a registered not-for-profit charity under the Income Tax Act of Canada. With a vision to both celebrate and perpetuate the legacies of both Alexander Graham Bell and his partner in love and life, Mabel Hubbard Bell, the Foundation’s mission is to advance education, support Canadian innovation and inspire all Canadians to explore…

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HAPPY OPENING DAY!

May 20

Happy opening day to our friends at the Alexander Graham Bell National Historic site!  They are now open for the season from 9:00 – 5:00 PM until October 30, 2022.  This is a special season celebrating the 100th anniversary of the passing of our beloved Alexander Graham Bell.

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Save the Date: Community Day!

May 25
AGB National Historic Site, 559 Chebucto Street
Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0 Canada
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*Date depends on when Parks has something ready to share Save the date!  The Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site is hosting a Community Day on Saturday, June 11, 2022!  Stay tuned for more details on the fun activities for the day!

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June 2022

Community Day happening soon!

June 1

We are so excited for Community Day at the Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site!  This kicks off a season of commemorating the 100th anniversary of Alexander Graham Bell’s passing.  Admission to the site is free for the day and there will be some fun activities for the whole family!  Learn about the Mabel Bell Garden Project, fly a kite, tour the museum and more!  Mark your calendars

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Community Day & Start of Garden Days

June 11
AGB National Historic Site, 559 Chebucto Street
Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0 Canada
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Today is Community Day at the Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site!  Today is also the start of National Garden Days!  Be sure to check out the start of the recreation of Mabel Bell’s gardens and learn more about the project from Dr. Alana Pindar during today’s celebrations!

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Sod Turning of The Gardens

June 11
AGB National Historic Site, 559 Chebucto Street
Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0 Canada
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The sod turning for phase one of the recreation of the Mabel bell Gardens took place at 11;30 on June 11th, 2022. Joan Sullivan and Hugh Mueller, great grandchildren of Alexander and Mabel Bell joined Dr. Alana Pindar in turning the sod on the site of the gardens. The planting of the wildflower and vegetable gardens will take place June 2oth and the official unveiling will take place August 2nd.

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Pollinator Week

June 20

Today marks the start of Pollinator Week! #pollinatorweek

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