The Bank of Upper Canada in Niagara-on-the-Lake.


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
The Georgian-style inn was once the Bank of Upper Canada, which was built in 1817 by Thomas Racey. The financial branch became of great importance in the Niagara-on-the-lake area after the War of 1812.
The Old Bank House Inn was one of the first commercial historic country inns, which has now been operating for over 100 years and accommodated many individuals, as well as had many individual owners. The Old Bank House is said to have hosted the Prince and Princess of Wales in 1902, as well as HRH Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine Karadiordievic of Yugoslavia in 2005. Notable owners of the property include, Samuel Street (merchant), Thomas McCormick (manager, Bank of Canada), Lewis Shickluna (shipbuilder), Henry Garrett and J Geale Dickson.
Notes:
Negatives from Pat Arrington
Inscriptions:
Reverse:
"Bank of Upper Canada
c.1817
10 Front St. NOTL"
Date of Original:
Summer 1977
Dimensions:
Width: 17.5 cm
Height: 12.5 cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
NPL00001
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
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10 Anderson Lane P.O. Box 430
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0
905-468-2023

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The Bank of Upper Canada in Niagara-on-the-Lake.


The Georgian-style inn was once the Bank of Upper Canada, which was built in 1817 by Thomas Racey. The financial branch became of great importance in the Niagara-on-the-lake area after the War of 1812.
The Old Bank House Inn was one of the first commercial historic country inns, which has now been operating for over 100 years and accommodated many individuals, as well as had many individual owners. The Old Bank House is said to have hosted the Prince and Princess of Wales in 1902, as well as HRH Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine Karadiordievic of Yugoslavia in 2005. Notable owners of the property include, Samuel Street (merchant), Thomas McCormick (manager, Bank of Canada), Lewis Shickluna (shipbuilder), Henry Garrett and J Geale Dickson.