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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...

 
The Canadian
in Britain

Lord Beaverbrook became a well-known political figure in Britain

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

 

Publisher & Benefactor

After the war, Beaverbrook left politics and established a chain of British newspapers.
 
• He also wrote books on his wartime experiences.

MUSICAL EVENINGS AT THE BEAVERBROOK
 
The Historic Beaverbrook House Commission is going to
bring back the traditional musical evenings.
 
Join us, to see and hear, Miramichi talent presented in the Beaverbrook House.
 
Wednesday, July 1st, at 7:00 pm
The Historic Beaverbrook House, 518 King George Highway
showcasing “WINTER’S WARMTH”
featuring
Alex Loggie, Ryan (Moose) Jenkins, Jeremy Moar, Joe Butler.
 
Wednesday, July 15, at 7:00 pm
The Historic Beaverbrook House, 518 King George Highway
presents an
IRISH EVENING – DANCE, DRAMA and SONG
featuring
Mirren Trevors – Nelson Doyle Dancers
Eryn Trevors – Kid Playhouse Production
Kristen Trevors
 
For more information, call 622 5572.

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

OPEN-JUNE THROUGH SEPTEMBER
Monday to Saturday - 9 am to 5 pm
Sunday - 1 pm to 5 pm

Off Season: Please call for an appointment

GENERAL TOUR FEE $5.00

 
Encounter with Lord Beaverbrook
in his Battle of Britain Room. 

Every Monday afternoon, 2:00 – 4:00 pm, starting July 13th, there will be special tours at the Beaverbrook House.  Hear from Lord Beaverbrook what a major role he played in WWII and later join him for tea.

Reserved Bookings required for the Encounter Tours, $12. 
For more information call 622-5572.