Woodrow MacPhail is surrounded by a colorful display of Easter bunnies. He and his wife used 14 kilograms of potatoes wrapped in foil to make the"eggs" nestled in their hedge.  April 20, 1987. Hamilton Historical Collection.
Woodrow MacPhail is surrounded by Easter bunnies. He and his wife used 14 kg of potatoes wrapped in foil to make the”eggs” nestled in their hedge. April 20, 1987. Hamilton Historical Collection.

Hamiltonians have had their share of Easter egg hunts over the years, as these photos from the Spectator archives show.  If you’re searching for this year’s Easter activities, click here for a list of events.

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Jenna Wayda, 3, found dressing like a bunny made it easy to turn up a few of the 17,000 Easter eggs hidden at the Dundas Driving park.  March 25, 1989 Hamilton Historical Collection
Jenna Wayda, 3, found dressing like a bunny made it easy to turn up a few of the 17,000 Easter eggs hidden at the Dundas Driving park. March 25, 1989. Hamilton Historical Collection
Packages of Easter goodies lie on the ground as youngsters rush to scoop them. April 20, 1987
Packages of Easter goodies lie on the ground as youngsters rush to scoop them. April 20, 1987
At Whitehern,  the Easter Bunny, played by Robert Wininger, was only too happy to help eager children in the hunt for eggs. March 27, 1989.  Hamilton Historical Collection
At Whitehern, the Easter Bunny, played by Robert Wininger, was only too happy to help eager children in the hunt for eggs. March 27, 1989.
Hamilton Historical Collection