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  • Indian participation at the Battle of Queenston Heights
    Text       A letter from D. J. Glenney/Walter Haldorson, Fort George Niagara National Historic Park, sent to Mr. M. S. Cushing, Niagara Parks Commission, suggesting a name for the new park to commemorate the Indian participation at the Battle of Queenston Heights. Suggested names: John Norton Park, Mohawk Park or Iroquois Park.
    Text     A letter from D. J. Glenney/Walter Haldorson, Fort George Niagara National Historic Park, sent to Mr. M. S. Cushing, Niagara Parks Commission, suggesting a name for the new park to ...
  • Frank Digweed, former worker for Larkin farms and NPC
    Text       Newspaper clipping (including obituary) about Frank Digweed, former employee of Larkin Farms in Queenston and Niagara Parks Commission, published in the local newspaper.
    Text     Newspaper clipping (including obituary) about Frank Digweed, former employee of Larkin Farms in Queenston and Niagara Parks Commission, published in the local newspaper.
  • The first issue of the Colonial Advocate
    TextImage  Petrie, Francis, 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.
    TextImage  Petrie, Francis, 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 ...
  • Photo taken from top of Brock's Monument toward side of present Lewiston-Queenston Bridge and old Larkin farm.
    Imagecomment       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 in time of exposure. This property adjoining Queenston Heights Park taken over by Niagara Parks Comm. around 1928-29"
    Imagecomment     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 in time ...
  • Betty & Ruth Huggins wading in pool in Fort Drummond, Queenston Heights Park. Not dated but probably in the early 1930s.
    Image       Reverse: "Betty & Ruth Huggins wading in pool in Fort Drummond, Queenston Heights Park."
    Image     Reverse: "Betty & Ruth Huggins wading in pool in Fort Drummond, Queenston Heights Park."
  • Ontario Hydro's Floral Clock
    ImageText       Colour postcard with a photo of Ontario Hydro's floral clock with Roman numerals and a semicircular water garden at its base. Undated postcard but this design was created in 1964. Reverse: Ontario Hydro's extraordinary outdoor timepiece, is an outstanding attraction in the Niagara tourist region. Situated six miles from the ...
    ImageText     Colour postcard with a photo of Ontario Hydro's floral clock with Roman numerals and a semicircular water garden at its base. Undated postcard but this design was created in 1964. ...
  • Boys Scout Motif for Floral Clock, 1955
    ImageText       Colour folded postcard with a photo of Ontario Hydro's floral clock. Reverse: "Black and white aerial photo of Sir Adam Beck-Niagara Generating Station with description: "Hydro's giant new Sir Adam Beck-Niagara Generating Station No. 2 will have an ultimate installed capacity of 1,828,000 horsepower. Work began in December, 1950, and ...
    ImageText     Colour folded postcard with a photo of Ontario Hydro's floral clock. Reverse: "Black and white aerial photo of Sir Adam Beck-Niagara Generating Station with description: "Hydro's giant new Sir Adam ...
  • Centennial Motif for Floral Clock
    TextImage  Niagara Falls Review, 1967     Article with a photo of Ontario Hydro floral clock with provincial shields on it and dates of Centennial celebration (1867-1967).
    TextImage  Niagara Falls Review, 1967   Article with a photo of Ontario Hydro floral clock with provincial shields on it and dates of Centennial celebration (1867-1967).
  • New Farm Replaces Old - from Larkin Farms to Old Meadow Farm
    TextImage  Huggins, Jean A. E. (1895-1989), Family Herald and Weekly Star, September 1, 1948     Articles about a history of Larkin Farms in Queenston written by J. M. Huggins and published by local newspapers. Full titles: "New Farm Replaces Old. Changes in control have changed Larkin Farms to Old Meadow Farm, but many old retainers remain." Published by Family Herald and Weekly Star. October, 1948. ...
    TextImage  Huggins, Jean A. E. (1895-1989), Family Herald and Weekly Star, September 1, 1948   Articles about a history of Larkin Farms in Queenston written by J. M. Huggins and published by local newspapers. Full titles: "New Farm Replaces Old. Changes in control have changed ...
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Queenston Collection


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