Queenston Collection

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Subject:  Niagara (Ont.)--Buildings, structures, etc. 
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Home built by first St. Davids settler 
TextsImages  Mullin Carolyn, Home built by first St. Davids settler, "Home built by first St. Davids settler," Niagara-on-the-Lake Review Weekly ( Thomson Newspaper Company Limited), 19 Apr 1994  Full title: "Home built by first St. Davids settler. Current owners are restoring portions of Woodruff-Rigby home". Article written by Carolyn Mullin ("Niagara Falls Review" writer) and published by "Niagara-on-the-Lake Weekly", a community newspaper. Photograph of the house interior with a...
Woodruffs at home. Niagara-on-the-Lake family revives personal history
TextsImages  Mullin Carolyn, Woodruffs at home. Niagara-on-the-Lake family revives personal history , "Woodruffs at home. Niagara-on-the-Lake family revives personal history ," Niagara Falls Review (Niagara Falls, Ontario. Canada), 2 May 1994  Article about Woodbourne house written by Carolyn Mullin and published by Niagara Falls Review, a community newspaper. Woodbourne house is one of several Woodruff houses in the village of St. Davids (Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake). The original Georgian wing of the house was built in 1839 by William...
A short history of St Saviours Brock Memorial Church 
TextsImages  September 1988,   Full Title: "St Saviours Brock Memorial Church. Queenston, Ontario, Canada. A short history. September 1988". Includes a page with a list of "Clergy who served at St Saviours". Pamphlet: 4 pages with two photos of the church (front and back covers); size: 14cm x 22cm St. Saviour Anglican Church,...
Riverview Hotel property in Queenston for the farmerettes 
Texts    Full title: Riverview Hotel Property In Queenston For The Farmerettes. Will be operated for duration by Ontario Farm Service; Expect 120 girls and staff there. Farmerettes- young women who came from all across Canada to Niagara area to help local farmers with harvest during World War II. Charles...
Fishermen named Niagara public house 'Whale Inn' 
TextsImages  Phelps, Frances, Fishermen named Niagara public house 'Whale Inn', "Fishermen named Niagara public house 'Whale Inn'," St. Catharines Standard (St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada), 22 May 1957  Article with a photograph of ""Whale Inn" occupied by Elliott family 100 years" The property is located at 66 King Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario
Ancient Toll House moved to new location on fruit farm
TextsImages  "Ancient Toll House moved to new location on fruit farm ," Niagara Falls Evening Review (Niagara Falls, Ontario. Canada)  Article about old tollhouse in Queenston, built in 1851 for the first Queenston-Lewiston Suspension bridge. The bridge linked Niagara with upper New York State for 14 years and then, on April 12, 1864, the structure was swept down the Niagara River, where it hung useless for 34 years. When the...
Lincoln Alexander in former Queenston Baptist Church. 
ImagesHas Mystery?  1986,   Black and white photograph taken inside Queenston Library and Community Centre (former Queenston Baptist Church). Lieutenant Governor of Ontario Lincoln Alexander (the first from right) in a middle of a group of people . Lincoln MacCauley Alexander was Lieutenant Governor of Ontario from 1985...
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...
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...
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...
Woodruff Home in St. Davids 
Texts    Article about moving a historic house built by Woodruff family in St. Davids to Caledon Hills by a new owner Douglas Doerr from Toronto. Newspaper clipping. Unknown publication. From Armstrong family collection.
Sketches of Niagara. Complementary to Old Romance Map of Historical Niagara-on-the-Lake "Where Canada Began" 
TextsImages    Full title: "Through the centuries this old Town, Indian centre, refuge of escaped Slaves, the first Capital of Upper Canada, and scene of a Battle, has been known by many names. Some of these were: Onghiara, Ouinagarah, Butlersburg, Nassau, Lennox, Newark, West Niagara and...
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Queenston Collection

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