Powell-Cavers House in Niagara-on-the-Lake.


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
Black and white photo of Regency style house with a white painted stucco facade, located at 433 King St., Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario.
Peter John Stokes wrote that this property was also "known as Brockamour, the allusion being to John Powell's sister-in-law, Sophia Shaw, believed to be [Isaac] Brock's fiancee, who had been staying in the Powell's summer house on the River Rd. near Queenston." Stokes wrote that part of the original house survived the holocaust of 1813, when the Americans burned the town.
Notes:
Negatives from Pat Arrington
Inscriptions:
Reverse:
"Powell-Cavers House
ca.1818
433 King St. NOTL"
Date of Original:
Summer 1977
Dimensions:
Width: 17.5 cm
Height: 12.5 cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
NPL00008
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.
Contact
Niagara-on-the-Lake Public Library
Email
Website
Agency street/mail address
10 Anderson Lane P.O. Box 430
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0
905-468-2023
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Powell-Cavers House in Niagara-on-the-Lake.


Black and white photo of Regency style house with a white painted stucco facade, located at 433 King St., Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario.
Peter John Stokes wrote that this property was also "known as Brockamour, the allusion being to John Powell's sister-in-law, Sophia Shaw, believed to be [Isaac] Brock's fiancee, who had been staying in the Powell's summer house on the River Rd. near Queenston." Stokes wrote that part of the original house survived the holocaust of 1813, when the Americans burned the town.