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Subject:  Niagara Parks Commission 
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Betty & Ruth Huggins wading in pool in Fort Drummond, Queenston Heights Park. Not dated but probably in the early 1930s. 
Images    Black and white photograph of two girls playing in a shallow pool. Undated photograph but the wading pool in Queenston Heights Park was opened in 1926. Reverse: "Betty & Ruth Huggins wading in pool in Fort Drummond, Queenston Heights Park."
Boys Scout Motif for Floral Clock, 1955 
ImagesTexts  1955,   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...
Ontario Hydro's Floral Clock 
ImagesTexts    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....
Centennial Motif for Floral Clock 
TextsImages  "Centennial Motif for Floral Clock," 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).
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.
New Farm Replaces Old - from Larkin Farms to Old Meadow Farm 
TextsImages  Huggins, Jean A. E. (1895-1989), New Farm Replaces Old - from Larkin Farms to Old Meadow Farm, "New Farm Replaces Old - from Larkin Farms to Old Meadow Farm," 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....
Frank Digweed, former worker for Larkin farms and NPC 
Texts  28 Apr 1986,   Newspaper clipping (including obituary) about Frank Digweed, former employee of Larkin Farms in Queenston and Niagara Parks Commission, published in the local newspaper.
Indian participation at the Battle of Queenston Heights 
Texts    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...
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...
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Queenston Collection


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