Bell Homestead National Historic Site

This is the site of one of the most important scientific breakthroughs in history.  On July 26th, 1874, the young Alexander Graham Bell sat in the dale here, in a spot he called his “dreaming place”, and pondered the quest for a “speaking telegraph”.

Visit Bell Homestead National Historic Site to see where the telephone was invented!


94 Tutela Heights Road
Brantford, ON

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Visitors enjoying this Passport Place

This selfie was taken for #historicplacesday which is held every year in July.  Find out more at 

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