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Hamilton 175

About Hamilton 175

June 9, 2021 marks the 175th anniversary of Hamilton’s founding as a city. Beginning long before that official occasion, the land where Hamilton now stands has witnessed many stories. Whether about belonging and settlement, triumph and tragedy or human and industrial history, these memories are woven into the fabric of the city’s people and places. Hamilton 175 will explore these stories working in partnership with the 175 Advisory Group and Hamilton’s diverse communities.

As well as creating programming (to the extent possible within Covid guidelines), City staff are developing a website to share images and stories that will offer a wide-ranging and inclusive view of Hamilton’s past, present and future in commemoration of the city’s anniversary. This online presentation of the city’s stories is the first step in developing a virtual Museum of Hamilton. 

To see more from the 175 team, visit the Hamilton Civic Museums Youtube channel

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Follow #HamOnt175 to stay tuned for more announcements on this exciting community project

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June 9, 2021 marked the 175th anniversary of Hamilton’s founding as a city and staff from the Heritage Resource Management team commemorated the date with some new décor at our heritage sites.

Beginning long before that official occasion, the land where Hamilton now stands has witnessed many stories. Whether about belonging and settlement, triumph and tragedy or human and industrial history, these memories are woven into the fabric of the city’s people and places.

Follow #HamOnt175 to follow along as we tell Hamilton's Past, Present & Future.

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