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The Roberta Bondar Travelling Photo Exhibition: Light in the Land – The Nature of Canada
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…Find out more »
Flying on Water: A Celebration of innovation, Imagination & Persistence
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…Find out more »
International Museum Day
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!Find out more »
Lawn Sign & Donation Card
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…Find out more »
HAPPY OPENING DAY!
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.Find out more »
Save the Date: Community Day!
*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!Find out more »
Community Day happening soon!
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 calendarsFind out more »
Community Day & Start of Garden Days
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!Find out more »
Sod Turning of The Gardens
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.Find out more »