Boultenhouse Heritage Centre
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Gaol Keeper
N 45° 53.479 W 064° 22.251
20T E 393644 N 5082885
Quick Description: Built by Sackville’s most prolific builder of sailing ships, the Boultenhouse Heritage Centre is New Brunswick’s only shipwright-built residence now open as a community museum.
Location: New Brunswick, Canada
Date Posted: 9/9/2007 6:57:18 AM
Waymark Code: WM25KC
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member MikeGolfJ3
Views: 131

Long Description:
Built onto the farmhouse of Yorkshire emigrant George Bulmer (ca 1792), the Boultenhouse Heritage Centre is not only one of Sackville’s oldest surviving houses, but a dynamic new museum to showcase this area’s rich history.

Discover Sackville’s Maritime shipbuilding history in the home of this town’s most prolific shipwright, Christopher Boultenhouse. Experience early Victorian living in the parlour, which houses a rare handmade mural decoration from France!

Enjoy artifacts, maps and panels that portray Sackville’s past – its domestic life, merchants & manufacturing, and industrial growth.

The Boultenhouse Heritage Centre also houses an Education Room, a developing Resource Centre, and the administrative offices of the Tantramar Heritage Trust.
Theme:
Marine and social history of the head Tantramar region, with additional focus on local architectural history and landscape heritage.


Street Address:
29 Queens Road
Sackville NB E4L 4G4


Gift Shop: yes

Hours of Operation:
Open Year Round
Mid-June to August:
Tuesday to Sunday, 10 am – 5 pm, or by appointment
September to Mid-June:
Monday to Friday, 10 am – 12:00 pm & 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm, or by appointment


Cost: 2.00 (listed in local currency)

Museum Size: Small

Relevant Web Site: [Web Link]

Food Court: Not Listed

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