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Subject:  Colonial advocate [newspaper] 
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William Lyon Mackenzie Printing Office, Queenston, 1937-38. 
Images    Sepia-toned postcard of a limestone building with description: "Restored Printing Office of William Lyon Mackenzie at Queenston, who fought and suffered for the freedom of the press in Canada". In 1936, The Niagara Parks Commission undertook the restoration of the Mackenzie House from ruin. The...
The first issue of the Colonial Advocate 
TextsImages  Petrie, Francis, The first issue of the Colonial Advocate, "The first issue of the Colonial Advocate," Niagara Falls Review (Niagara Falls, Ontario. Canada), 18 May 1968  Article about the first issues of "The Colonial Advocate" printed by William Lyon Mackenzie in Queenston in 1824, together with black and white newspaper photographs of William Lyon Mackenzie, his restored home in Queenston Heights and Francis Petrie, an author of this article.
Ruins of William Lyon Mackenzie's Printing Office, Queenston,Ontario 
Images    Black and white postcard of ruins of the building made of the field stones. The locust trees on the left were planted by William Lyon Mackenzie in front of his house. Description in the card reads: "Ruins of Wm. Lyon Mckenzie's Printing Office, Queenston,Ontario". In 1936, The Niagara Parks...
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...
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Queenston Collection


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