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 becamea 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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The Beaverbrook House Comes Alive with Memories and Music

The Beaverbrook House Comes Alive with Memories and Music

In conjunction with the 60th Folksong Festival Anniversary, Heritage Week and NB Museum. Beaverbrook House is hosting a gala four day event bringing the history of Dr. Louise Manny February 13-16, 2017. There will be General Tours daily 2-4 pm and Guest Speakers featured from 7-9 pm. Plus Jo Ann Lynch will provide music nightly and tea… Continue Reading

Special concert with Missy Burgess

Special concert with Missy Burgess

Historic Beaverbrook House presents a special concert with Missy Burgess, sister of Michael Burgess. Sunday, August 7th Advance tickets $15, at the door $20. Tickets on sale at the Historic Beaverbrook House 518 King George Hwy. For info call (506) 622-5572. Continue Reading


Historic Beaverbrook House

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

Monday to Saturday – 9 am to 5 pm
Sunday – 1 pm to 5 pm


Off Season: 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

Tel: (506) 622-5572

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