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Home of Cyrus Hamilton in Queenston 
ImagesHas Comment?    Winter photograph of Hamilton house on a hill. This is probably picture of Willowbank in Queenston in 1910s or 1920s when Cyrus Jarvis Hamilton (1861-1925) lived here with his family. Willowbank was built by Alexander Hamilton (1794-1839), son of Robert Hamilton, and remained with the Hamilton...
Photo taken from top of Brock's Monument toward side of present Lewiston-Queenston Bridge and old Larkin farm. 
ImagesHas Comment?  1900s  Sepia colour photographs attached to cardboard frame. The pictures show agricultural character of Queenston area in 1900s. Reverse: "Early 1900s. Photo taken from top of Brock's Monument toward side of present Lewiston Queenston Bridge and old Larkin farm. Oat field was property of Hudson Usher...
South Landing Craft Centre, Queenston, Ontario, Canada. 
ImagesHas Comment?    Black and white postcard of rustic in character, sixteen-room building "South Landing Craft Centre", showing mostly its side wall. This craft shop, situated on the bank of the Niagara River, was a major supplier to knitters as well as weavers and spinners for many years from 1953 until early...
Group of student in front of Laura Secord Memorial School in Queenston, 1922. 
ImagesHas Comment?Has Mystery?    Black and white photograph of students with a teacher, sitting or standing on the stairs of school building. Laura Secord Memorial School in Queenston was funded in part by Queenston Women's Institute and Buffalo businessman John D. Larkin. It was opened in 1915 and stayed opened till 2010....
Laura Secord School in Queenston - Miss Hill Class 1925-26 
ImagesHas Comment?Has Mystery?  1925-26  Black and white photograph of a group of school children, arranged in three rows and a teacher Miss Hill standing on a right side. Picture taken at the front entrance of Laura Secord Memorial School in Queenston in school year of 1925-26. A photograph is inside beige-coloured cardboard frame. ...
The new Fisher Peach 
TextsImagesHas Comment?  1940s  "New Fisher Peach. Outstanding phenomenon in peach history, discovered near Queenston, Ontario." Newspaper clipping with photographs of Fisher family and their orchard. Photo 1: Walter Fisher, Jr. surrounded by luscious Fisher peaches Photo 2: C. Howard Fisher, Walter Fisher and Boynton Fisher...
Laura Secord School in Queenston - Class photo of 1937 Junior Class 
ImagesHas Comment?    Black and white photograph of a group of school children, arranged in four rows, with a teacher Miss Wagg sitting on the right side. Picture taken at the front entrance of Laura Secord Memorial School in Queenston. FROM COMMENTS: "My mom, Ileana Bilon and her sister, Doreen Bilon are in the third...
Laura Secord School in Queenston - Class photo of 1941 Senior Class 
ImagesHas Comment?Has Mystery?    Black and white photograph of a group of school children, arranged in four rows, with a principal Miss Hazel Corman standing on the left side. Picture taken at the front entrance of Laura Secord Memorial School in Queenston in 1941. The names are handwritten on a separate paper (see...
Miss Corman and Mrs. Clifford (nee Lowrey) on Mountain Road 
ImagesHas Comment?  1920s  Sepia tone photograph of two young women walking on a dirt road. Not dated, probably in the late 1920s. Miss Corman was a principal of Laura Secord Memorial School from 1918 to 1954. Photo undated- probably taken in early 1920s, in St. David's/Queenston area. Luella Wallace Lowrey was born in...
Canada Steamship Lines' Steamship "Cayuga" 
ImagesHas Comment?    Black and white photograph of the famous steamship "Cayuga". Heavy black smoke coming out of the stacks - it was a coal burning ship till 1946 when it was converted from coal to oil. "The Cayuga was built in late 1905 by the Canadian Shipbuilding Company, Toronto, and was launched at the foot of...
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Queenston Collection


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