Significant milestones and special occasions at Brubacher House
While Brubacher House artifacts remained in the 1850s, life in the upstairs apartment carried on. Many birthdays and special occasions have been and continue to be celebrated by the custodians and hosts of Brubacher House.
July 10, 2004 – Chris Steingart and Jillian Burkhardt had their wedding photos taken at Brubacher House.
There were four babies born while their parents lived at the Brubacher House.
Dec. 1, 2019 – Oran Isaac Enns was born at Brubacher House, in a home birth attended by St. Jacobs Midwives.
June 2003 – Naomi Wiebe was born while Colin and Jennie were hosts at the Brubacher House.
July 19, 1996 – Allegra Friesen Epp was born.
June 6, 1999 – Bryn Friesen Epp was born.
June 2001 – Showing off the newest addition to the family ring collection: Colin’s iron ring (UWaterloo Engineering graduation).
October 2003 – Colin graduated with his Masters of Applied Science.
June 2008 – Bethany graduated with a Masters in Library and Information Science
Paul and Edna Hunsberger as well as Howard and Carol Gimbel celebrated their 40th wedding anniversaries while they were hosts.
Ida Habermehl and Dorothy Bean obtained their Canadian citizenship:
Jan. 31, 1986 – Ida became a Canadian citizen in Waterloo.
Feb. 28, 1986 – [Dorothy] To immigration and became Canadian citizen. Received pin and card.