RESTORATION & RENOVATION

The Concrete House is not just a building but a work of art created by folk artist and political activist Charles Macdonald. It is arguably the most unique heritage building in the Canadian Maritimes.

 

Presently the building is in great disrepair and if we don’t undertake a major restoration it will be lost forever.

 

The good news is that the board of directors is active and engaged. The Province and Federal Government are there to help us. We have secured Provincial and County funding to hire a heritage architect to develop a restoration plan. The Architects Plan will serve as a guide book on how to properly restore the Concrete House and preserve it for generations to come.

 

This is a huge undertaking for our volunteer board and we will need help from the entire community. Help by becoming a Member of the Charles Macdonald House of Centreville Society.

IMG_3967.jpeg
ABOUT THE SOCIETY

The historic Charles Macdonald House of Centreville Society is a not-for-profit group of individuals whose mission is to preserve and celebrate the lifeworks of Charles and Mabel Macdonald.

ABOUT
CHARLIE

Charles William Macdonald

Seaman, Labourer, Folk Artist,  Manufacturer

1874 - 1967

Nova Scotia's

Uncommon, Common Man

THE BLUE COTTAGE

The Blue Cottage is one of five hand-crafted structures built by Charles Macdonald and his worker/partners in the 1930's at Huntington Point on Nova Scotia's renowned Bay of Fundy

ABOUT US

In his ninety-three years, Charles Macdonald was a sailor, a folk artist, a manufacturer and a socialist. The Charles Macdonald House of Centreville Society celebrates the life and work of this exceptional Nova Scotian.

THANK YOU

Nova Scotia Summer Student Skill Incentive (SKILL)

Canada Summer Jobs

Nova Scotia Communities, Culture, and Heritage

LOCATION

19 Saxon Street, Centreville

Nova Scotia, B0P 1J0

902-678-3177

info@concretehouse.ca

All images ©2020

FOR MORE INFORMATION

  • Facebook
  • Instagram

See our collection online at NovaMuse.ca

© 2023 by HARMONY. Proudly created with Wix.com