Whitehern Historic House and Garden
Discover one of the finest examples of an intact historic home in Canada during a guided tour with a costumed interpreter. Three generations of the McQuesten family lived at Whitehern from 1852 until 1968. Among the last generation were six children who never married. In 1959, the three surviving…
I love bringing a picnic to these walled gardens in summer - sometimes there is a quartet performing, the gardens are free. OR take the guided tour inside the main house.
Original home of Thomas B. McQueston and his family, who was very influential in the development of Hamilton and surrounding area.
“This art gallery is a gem and is a great way to spend part of a day looking at its extensive collection and rotating exhibits.”
“Canada’s proud history of wartime naval service is vividly on display aboard legendary HMCS Haida, a Tribal class destroyer that served in the Second World War, the Korean Conflict and the Cold War. Distinguishing herself in several historic battles, the Royal Canadian Navy’s most famous ship now proudly rests in Hamilton. Explore its historic decks and imagine yourself as a crew member of the destroyer dubbed ‘Canada’s most fightingest ship’. ”
“Sports bar and family friendly foods! Speaking of food: fantastic! A must to hang out at.”
“Just around the corner from our BnB on Locke St. S. is The Burnt Tongue ~ a Soup restaurant with three locations in Hamilton, Ontario. Our menu consists of Frites, Burgers, Salads, Sandwiches and a Soup menu which changes on a daily basis. For menu updates please call in or check with our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages.”