Open Belle Vue's Doors Again

After the War of 1812, the promise of Belle Vue gave us hope. Today, Belle Vue National Historic Site Amherstburg inspires future generations by connecting people, preserving national heritage and fueling the creative vitality of our communities!

Thanks to an inspired decision based on meticulous feasibility research by CAO John Micelli, this national and local historical treasure will now be protected and preserved for generations to come. Residents may be assured that the people forming the new Belle Vue Conservancy group will be working closely with the citizens of Amherstburg to ensure the building will be used appropriately.

Through collaboration and partnerships, The Amherstburg Belle Vue Conservancy is dedicated to raising 1 million dollars for Phase 1 of restoration to secure; a new roof, windows, gutters and foundation work. These core repairs are of absolute urgency in order to stabilize the house after years of severe neglect.

Belle Vue desperately needs your help! DONATE ONLINE.




After the War of 1812, the promise of Belle Vue gave us hope. Today, Belle Vue National Historic Site Amherstburg inspires future generations by connecting people, preserving national heritage and fueling the creative vitality of our communities!

Thanks to an inspired decision based on meticulous feasibility research by CAO John Micelli, this national and local historical treasure will now be protected and preserved for generations to come. Residents may be assured that the people forming the new Belle Vue Conservancy group will be working closely with the citizens of Amherstburg to ensure the building will be used appropriately.

Through collaboration and partnerships, The Amherstburg Belle Vue Conservancy is dedicated to raising 1 million dollars for Phase 1 of restoration to secure; a new roof, windows, gutters and foundation work. These core repairs are of absolute urgency in order to stabilize the house after years of severe neglect.

Belle Vue desperately needs your help! DONATE ONLINE.




Belle Vue has been part of our Community's history since 1816. This property has touched the lives of many.  Please share your valuable memories as we prepare to open Belle Vue's doors again.

If you would like to assist the fundraising efforts to restore Belle Vue, please visit Belle Vue's ONLINE donation site.


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  • Can't Believe....

    by fredlina, almost 2 years ago

    Can't believe "we" are spending time and energy "rejuvenating" this historic building. I love the building but practically speaking...it's too far gone. Since no one is allowed near the place (???) I have to go on what I have read and what I've read says near complete rebuild including electrical and heating/air conditioning. Amherstburg will end up with a VERY nice building but it will be under utilized like the Libro center. The Libro center and (hopefully) the St. Bernard "hub" are this towns meeting places.No need for another spot for this purpose. Tear it down and build a Holiday... Continue reading

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  • Let's Open the Doors to This Grand Old Lady

    by Mary Anne Adam, almost 2 years ago

    My first move to Amherstburg was in 1984.  During that time Belle Vue was used as a church.  This beautiful building and the grounds surrounding it were meticulously cared for by the members of that church.  I moved away from Amherstburg for several years and returned in 2010.  I was shocked and horrified at the condition of this once beautiful and historic  piece of property.

    I am now a proud member of the Belle Vue Conservancy whose prime focus is to raise enough money to open the doors of this once grand and beautiful building.  Think of all the activities... Continue reading

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