If you drive by the site on Ward or Hope street today, the historic hospital is practically invisible, hidden by fencing and overgrown shrubbery. It does indeed present the appearance of a derelict building, lost to view; apparently of no value; what folks of the heritage trade term: demolition by neglect. The image is meant to contradict our goal that […]
They sacrificed for us. It’s our turn to save this important building, so they are never forgotten.
“Everybody Here Says the Hospital Campaign is the greatest thing that has come to Port Hope since Confederation.”
This was the sentence typed on subscription cards for residents of Port Hope to donate money to hospital trustees for the first public hospital of Port Hope. […]
Architectural Conservancy of Ontario (ACO) Port Hope has launched a fact first campaign in our fight to save the historic hospital that treated our WWI soldiers during and after the war.
Why? It’s important. A vital piece of our town’s history and future is at stake. Our historic former hospital is at the mercy of Southbridge Care Homes, […]
Architectural Conservancy of Ontario (ACO) Port Hope has a fight on its hands – one worth every ounce of our commitment and best efforts.
You know the David and Goliath story?
The ACO Port Hope Advocacy Committee is standing up tall and proud for the grouping of heritage buildings at 65 Ward St. under threat of demolition by an outside for-profit company […]