The Court House in Niagara-on-the-Lake, 1977


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
Black and white photograph of a three-storey, stone building in the Classic Revival style, almost completely covered by vines.
The hall was designed by architect William Thomas and originally built as a seat of government for Lincoln County in 1848. When Lincoln County Court House was moved from Niagara to St. Catharines in 1865, usage changed from court house to town hall. The Old Niagara Town Hall also served as a public library and a theatre when in 1962 the Shaw Festival Theatre started performing there.
Notes:
Negatives from Pat Arrington
Inscriptions:
Reverse:
"The Court House
1947
26 Queen St. NOTL"
Date of Original:
Summer 1977
Dimensions:
Width: 17.5 cm
Height: 12.5 cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
NPL00071
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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The Court House in Niagara-on-the-Lake, 1977


Black and white photograph of a three-storey, stone building in the Classic Revival style, almost completely covered by vines.
The hall was designed by architect William Thomas and originally built as a seat of government for Lincoln County in 1848. When Lincoln County Court House was moved from Niagara to St. Catharines in 1865, usage changed from court house to town hall. The Old Niagara Town Hall also served as a public library and a theatre when in 1962 the Shaw Festival Theatre started performing there.