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Historic Bovaird House is located at 563 Bovaird Drive East, Brampton, Ontario, Canada. (south east corner of Bovaird Drive East & Kennedy Road) click here to view a map unfortunately, as The House was built over 150 years ago, it is not entirely handicap accessible. telephone: (905) 874-2804 e-mail: bovairdhouse@yahoo.ca mailing address: Historic Bovaird House …

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INTERESTING LINKS

Brampton Historical Society Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives Brampton Arts Council H.A.C.E. Heritage, Arts, Culture Entertainment James Shaver Woodsworth Homestead Old Ebenezer Chapel City of Brampton Tourism Brampton AMAZING Toronto Information Site Ontario Heritage Foundation

Mossies Tea Room

MOSSIE’S TEA ROOM Located within Historic Bovaird House, Mossie’s Tea Room is open for afternoon tea on several occasions, including Mother’s Day, ‘Desserts By Lamplight’ in March ‘Loaf ‘n Ladle’ Pioneer supper in October,, and our most-popular Victorian Christmas Open House & Gift Shop Sale (reservations not required for the tea room or the Gift …

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Events

2016 EVENTS Historic Bovaird House is open from noon – 4:00pm Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday Check here regularly for updates. _______________________________________________ Saturday October 29, 2016 * Loaf and Ladle Pioneer Supper $20.00 per person Tickets available September 3, 2016 Sorry. We are unable to cater to individual dietary restrictions. _______________________________________________ DECEMBER 3rd and 4th, 2016 …

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Donations

Brampton’s Historic Bovaird House is a non-profit organization. We are comprised of dedicated volunteers who donate their time and skills to preserve a beautiful and important piece of Canadian history. The Friends of Bovaird House welcome all those who are interested in the promotion of our local heritage! How Your Donations Can Help Forgotten Treasures: …

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VOLUNTEER

Donate Your Time & Talents All new volunteers are welcome! A large variety of skills and interests are required to operate and maintain Historic Bovaird House. We are grateful to all our dedicated members who contribute their many significant talents, such as: baking, gardening, restoration & small repair, decorating, cleaning, crafting, antiquing & appraisal, administration, …

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Committee

Chairman Michael Avis Advertising Carolyn Zinck, Michael Avis Archivist Ron Raffan Boot Sale Jane Banks Decor & Costumes Diana Tracey Donations & Acquisitions Michael Avis, Diana Tracey Gift Shop Carolyn Zinck Gift Shop – Display & Design Inge Bibolo Gift Shop Merchandise Approval Carolyn Zinck, Diana Tracey, Geoff McRea, Inge Bibolo Horticulture Paul Willoughby Housekeeping …

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OUR PAST

In 200 years, the Bovaird House property has seen many changes. From acres of rural farmland to massive urban sprawl, Brampton has grown from a village to a thriving city. Peter Renwick Chisolm and FamilyInitially a large acreage, the property was granted to Mr. John Silverthorn of Great Britain in 1819. The land was farmed, …

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HOW WE LOOK TODAY

Historic Bovaird House is an exceptional example of a mid-19th century Ontario farmhouse, built in the “Georgian” style. The hallmark of Georgian architecture is symmetry and proportion; these characteristics are evident on both the exterior and interior of the home, where windows, fireplaces, and rooms are evenly matched to create a visual balance pleasing to …

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