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Decade:  1970 
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Welcome to Laura Secord School Open House 
TextsImages  27 Oct 1976,   Program of Laura Secord School open house in 1976 with a list of school staff (Brockview and Laura Secord schools) and acknowledgement of various firms participating in school renovations.
Queenston address given by Mrs. A. E. Huggins at the unveiling of the historic plague commemorating the founding of Queenston, October 28, 1973. 
TextsImages  28 Oct 1973,   ... Homestead, purchased in 1970 by the Laura Secord Candy Co. and rebuilt to what it was in 1803 to 1835 when Canada's heroine lived here, raised her family of seven children, rescued her wounded husband from the battlefield and later made her famous journey to DeCou. The sincere appreciation of a...
Constitution of Queenston Community Association 
Texts  1970,   ... CONSTITUTION QUEENSTON COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION FOUNDED FEBRUARY 1970 OBJECTS (a) To preserve the name of Queenston; to encourage the study of Queenston history, the collection of historical records, and the preservation of relics and buildings important to the history of Queenston...
A senior citizen's recollections 
TextsImages  Field, John, A senior citizen's recollections, "A senior citizen's recollections," Niagara Advance (Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada), 26 Jun 1975  Article about domestic life before World War I in Niagara region. It was based on interview with Mrs. Florence May who came to Canada from England. Newspaper photograph with caption: "Cooling off the hard way, Chris Toye, jumps from a tree at Navy Hall into the Lake. Temperatures in the 30's...
Queenston oozes with historical intrigue 
TextsImages  Petrie, Francis, Queenston oozes with historical intrigue, "Queenston oozes with historical intrigue," Niagara Falls Evening Review (Niagara Falls, Ontario. Canada), 24 Jan 1970  Article about Queenston history, particularly Laura Secord house. A handwritten correction by Jean Huggins under a photo: "Wrong caption. This is the Laura Secord house (possibly 1920s prior to L-shaped verandah by Frank Shepp.)
Laura Secord Homestead, Queenston, Ontario. 
Images    Sepia tone postcard of Laura Ingersoll Secord house in Queenston, with the National Flag of Canada on a pole in front of the house. A photo taken after 1972- a house was restored to its original 1813 condition in 1972. Reverse: "The house restored to the period 1803-35 from which Laura Secord...
Unveiling a plaque on Queenston Baptist Church 
Images  6 Oct 1974,   ... the rough-cut limestone structure as its church. It is an early and interesting example of the Gothic Revival style in this province. The church had closed by 1918 and in 1928 was sold to the Women's Institute, which occupied the building until 1954. In 1970 it was acquired by Dr. Djamal Afrukhteh who...
The Battle of Queenston Heights 
TextsImages  11 Nov 1976,   Additional information on a title page: "Readings in Niagara Frontier History November 11, 1976 Dr. I. F. Mogavero" Booklet: p.18, map; size:22cm x 28cm John W. Percy has been a historian for the Town of Tonawanda and the Village of Kenmore since 1969.
Unveiling plaque on old Baptist Church in Queenston 
Images  6 Oct 1974,   ... the rough-cut limestone structure as its church. It is an early and interesting example of the Gothic Revival style in this province. The church had closed by 1918 and in 1928 was sold to the Women's Institute, which occupied the building until 1954. In 1970 it was acquired by Dr. Djamal Afrukhteh who...
Plans set to restore home of 1812 War heroine 
TextsImages  15 Mar 1970,   An article about Laura Secord house and its history with black and white photograph of this building. A handwritten correction by Jean Huggins under a photo: "Wrong caption. This is the Laura Secord house (possibly 1920s prior to L-shaped verandah by Frank Shepp.)
Brock Students Dig Way Into Queenston's History.
Secord Home Is Site of Dig. 
TextsImages  "Brock Students Dig Way Into Queenston's History. Secord Home Is Site of Dig.," St. Catharines Standard (St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada), 27 May 1971  ... spending the summer of 1970 on a Gallo-Roman site in France, while Ian MacGregor worked on several Roman diggings in England before coming to Canada in 1967. The third member of the party is Louise May, a second year student in honors Ancient and Renaissance History. Louise is both librarian and artist...
Historic Laura Secord House renovations near completion.
 
TextsImages  Archer, Steve, Historic Laura Secord House renovations near completion. , "Historic Laura Secord House renovations near completion. ," St. Catharines Standard (St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada), 2 Mar 1972  .... ."We had a lot of speculative information on what the house looked like originally but with so many additions it was hard to tell for sure," Mr. Burke-Gaffney said. Niagara-on-the-Lake architect Peter Stokes, an expert in old buildings, spent the summer of 1970 taking it apart piece by piece...
Queenston landmark demolished
 
TextsImages  Petrie, Francis, Queenston landmark demolished , "Queenston landmark demolished ," Niagara Falls Review, 1 Jun 1971  A Queenston landmark for more than 130 years is being demolished this week. This little "salt-box" cottage on the west side of Queen Street, between Partition and Dumfries streets abuts the Laura Secord homestead and is being demolished by the Laura Secord Candy Company in its restoration plans ...
Historians exaggerate Niagara frontier's importance in claiming Laura Secord saved Canada from U.S., author says
 
TextsImages  Fedor, John, Historians exaggerate Niagara frontier's importance in claiming Laura Secord saved Canada from U.S., author says , "Historians exaggerate Niagara frontier's importance in claiming Laura Secord saved Canada from U.S., author says ," Niagara Falls Review, 27 Jan 1972  Laura Secord. A national joke or a national heroine? The author of a new book on the famous Queenston lady -- after whom a candy empire was named -- set out to examine the Laura Secord story, a story that has remained undisturbed for years. What she found after separating fact from fiction was ...
Five famous ships plied Lake Ontario waters 
TextsImages  Petrie, Francis, Five famous ships plied Lake Ontario waters, "Five famous ships plied Lake Ontario waters," Niagara Falls Review, 1 Aug 1970  Article about five famous "C" steamships of Niagara Navigation Company (later Canada Steamship Line) running across Lake Ontario from Toronto to Niagara. Two black and white newspaper photographs of Chicora and Cibola.
Report of an investigation of air pollution effects on vegetation in Queenston on June 8, 1972 
Texts  22 Aug 1972,   A letter-response from S.N. Linzon, Ph.D., Chief, Phytotoxicology Section (Ministry of Environment, Air Management Branch, Toronto, Ontario) to Mrs. Huggins, Queesnton, Ontario, together with a report of an investigation of air pollution effects on vegetation in Queenston conducted on June 8,...
Laura Ingersoll Secord house in Queenston 
Images  Summer 1977,   Black and white photograph of a small, one storey, symmetrical, frame house with chimneys on both ends of its roof. The Laura Secord Homestead was reconstructed and furnished by the Laura Secord Candy Company in 1972. It was restored to its original 1813 condition and opened as a...
Carnival Aids Research at Laura Secord Memorial School in Queenston. 
TextsImages  "Carnival Aids Research at Laura Secord Memorial School in Queenston.," St. Catharines Standard (St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada), 13 Aug 1971  Photo description: "Students of Laura Secord Memorial Public School in Queenston held a carnival for Cystic Fibrosis yesterday, raising around $100 according to Mrs. John Ghetti who helped her children organize it. About 70 children attended the event, held at the school. Here, Donna Ghetti and...
Queenston successfully preserves history. 
TextsImages  "Queenston successfully preserves history.," Niagara Falls Review (Niagara Falls, Ontario. Canada), 28 Sep 1974  Full title: "Queenston successfully preserves history. Residents plan special day of events". Article with a newspaper photograph of McKenzie House ruins. Photo description: "Mackenzie House ruins. This view shows the Mackenzie House as it appeared in 1935 before restoration. The Colonial...
Three C steamers used on Niagara Falls-Toronto run. 
TextsImages  Petrie, Francis, "Three C steamers used on Niagara Falls-Toronto run.," Niagara Falls Review, 8 Aug 1970  Article about famous steamship Cayuga sailing for the last time to Toronto Marine Museum with newspaper photographs of Chippewa, Cayuga and Corona.
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Queenston Collection


Queenston Collection includes an extensive historical material from the area collected by Jean Huggins.