Mark Eyking

Your member of parliament for


Sydney-Victoria

Mark Eyking

Your member of parliament for


Sydney-Victoria

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NEWS RELEASE: National Historic Designations Announced

 

Hon. Mark Eyking, P.C., M.P.

Sydney-Victoria

Media Release

 

January 15, 2018

 

For Immediate Release

 

(Sydney, NS): Today, Mark Eyking, Member of Parliament for Sydney – Victoria, announced that Beinn Breagh Hall has been designated as a national historic site, and Mabel Hubbard Bell (1857-1923) as a national historic person.

 

I’m very pleased that Beinn Bhreagh Hall will receive national historic site designation and Mabel Bell will receive designation as a national historic person. Mabel Bell and the Bell’s summer residence, Beinn Bhreagh, are significant pieces of Cape Breton’s vibrant cultural heritage,” said Eyking.   

 

In December 2015, the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada considered the national historic significance of both subjects and recommended the designations. A public plaque unveiling will be announced at a later date.

 

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