The Early Years

• William Maxwell Aitken was born in 1879, in Ontario into a family of ten children.

• They moved to Newcastle NB where Max, a bright but “idle boy” started on the path as a publisher of his first newspaper...

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The Canadian in Britain

• Lord Beaverbrook became a well-known political figure in Britain

• He mingled with world leaders in politics, finance, and newspapers.

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Publisher & Benefactor

• After the war, Beaverbrook left politics and established a chain of British newspapers.

• He also wrote books on his wartime experiences.

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Lord Beaverbrook Day Celebrations

This coming Saturday, May 26th, Beaverbrook House in Miramichi is celebrating Lord Beaverbrook Day with an open house from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Join us for free tours of the house; and, of course, some cake and tea or coffee! You can find us at 518 King George Highway in Miramichi, next to the… Continue Reading

Thank You Miramichi!

On behalf of the board members of Historic Beaverbrook House, we want to thank you for attending our first Christmas Craft show.   We were very happy with the turnout, as were our visitors who saw and purchased excellent crafts and Christmas gifts.   Lucky winner of our overflowing gift basket was Mary MacIntosh, of… Continue Reading


Historic Beaverbrook House

The childhood home of Lord Beaverbrook is a beautifully restored 1877 Second Empire style house.

Closed until June 2018.

Off-Season Tours: Please call (506) 622-5572 for an appointment

Historic Beaverbrook House
Childhood home of Lord Beaverbrook

Portrait in header of website by Robert Carter

518 King George Highway
Miramichi, NB E1N 1N2

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