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Decorative Vase

A ceramic vase with an ornate design of painted roses and poka dots. No makers mark to indicate it's origins, although this piece appears to be...

  Decorative Vase
Spelterware Bust

A spelterware banjo player from Stillbrook in Grafton. No makers mark to indicate its origins. A spelterware banjo player from Stillbrook in...

  Spelterware Bust
Porcelain Figurine

Made of porcelain. A lady figurine with Victorian-style garments. This piece belonged to the Fitzhugh's East House; it survived the fire of 1976....

  Porcelain Figurine
Silver Coloured Commemorative Coin -Victoria Hall

A $2 coin made to celebrate the history of Victoria Hall; a time period ranging from 1860-1980. On one side of the coin there is an image of the...

  Silver Coloured Commemorative Coin -Victoria Hall
Silver Coloured Commemorative Coin -Port Hope

A $2 coin made to celebrate the heritage of Port Hope; a time period ranging from 1834 to what was then the present day (1984). On one side of the...

  Silver Coloured Commemorative Coin -Port Hope
Jugs -Hooey & Son

Stuart Hooey Sr. first established a grocery store in Cobourg in 1847. Two of his sons, William (b1852) and Stuart Jr. (b1856) then went on to...

  Jugs -Hooey & Son
Jug -Stros G & Scott

Assuming the 'Coburg' is meant to be 'Cobourg', does anyone have any guess as to what “Stros G & Scott” could have meant?

  Jug -Stros G & Scott
Jug -Edwin Guillet

John Guillet established a grocery store in Cobourg in 1842, which he then passed on to his son, Edwin Sr. This store ran until Edwin Sr. retired...

  Jug -Edwin Guillet
Jug -Asa Burnham

Records show that Asa Burnham was born and died in Hamilton Township but he spent most of his life moving around Ontario. He was documented as a...

  Jug -Asa Burnham
Jug -George Roddick

A census confirms that George Roddick was a grocery store owner in 1871 and a farmer in 1891, indicating he was a store owner for two decades....

  Jug -George Roddick
Jug -John Gillbard

According to records John William Gillbard operated a grocery store on King Street in 1857, following in his grandfather, William Gillbard's...

  Jug -John Gillbard
Jugs -Thomas Battell

The Battell family were settled here in 1828. Thomas was born between 1831-1833. He had a grocery store on King Street West just east of the...

  Jugs -Thomas Battell
Thimble

The newspaper known as the Cobourg Sentinel-Star between 1880-1972, has had many different names. It was originally founded in 1831 and between...

  Thimble
Heritage Award

Awarded to Keith Oliver. One of the Cobourg Civic Awards distributed in 2012. The building represents Victoria Hall. Awarded to Keith Oliver. One...

  Heritage Award
Spinning Wheels

Spinning wheels made it easier to stretch and twist raw fibres into thread or yarn, which would then be used on a loom to create clothing items....

  Spinning Wheels
Miniature Toy Sewing Machines

Two miniature sewing machines, 3-4 inches long each. There are no manufacturer marks to indicate where these were made or what year. The...

  Miniature Toy Sewing Machines
Jars -Assorted

6 jars, all of different styles. Made of clay and porcelain. No markings on any of these pieces to indicate where they are from, who manufactured...

  Jars -Assorted
Story Panel 2013

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  Story Panel 2013
Miniature Royal Mail Stage Coach

This item was bought and displayed to highlight the locally run Weller Stage Coach, which settled on the corner of George and Orange Street in...

  Miniature Royal Mail Stage Coach
St. Andrews church

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  St. Andrews church
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