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  • Portrait of James Longhurst
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    Image     "James Longhurst"
  • Ancient Toll House moved to new location on fruit farm
    TextImage  Niagara Falls Evening Review (Niagara Falls, Ontario. Canada19141005)     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 ...
    TextImage  Niagara Falls Evening Review (Niagara Falls, Ontario. Canada19141005)   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 ...
  • A senior citizen's recollections
    TextImage  Field, John, Niagara Advance (Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada), 26 Jun 1975     Article about domestic life before World War I in Niagara region. It was based on interview with Mrs. Florence May who came to Canada from England. Newspaper photograph with caption: "Cooling off the hard way, Chris Toye, jumps from a tree at Navy Hall into the Lake. Temperatures in the ...
    TextImage  Field, John, Niagara Advance (Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada), 26 Jun 1975   Article about domestic life before World War I in Niagara region. It was based on interview with Mrs. Florence May who came to Canada from England. Newspaper photograph with caption: ...
  • Remembers famous heroine, often saw Laura Secord
    Text       Article about early settlers' life based on an interview with Miss Laura Secord Clarke, a granddaughter of the famous Laura Secord. Full Title: Granddaughter Recalls Stirring Pioneer Days of Celebrate Ancestress—"One of Those Women Who Make Life Worth Living"—Indians Afraid of Smallpox.
    Text     Article about early settlers' life based on an interview with Miss Laura Secord Clarke, a granddaughter of the famous Laura Secord. Full Title: Granddaughter Recalls Stirring Pioneer Days of Celebrate ...
  • A Short History of the Township of Niagara : Touching Upon Transportation, Education and Municipal Affairs from 1793-1893
    Text       Book with cardboard covers: 79 p.; size: 15.6cm x 23cm.
    Text     Book with cardboard covers: 79 p.; size: 15.6cm x 23cm.
  • Visitor's Guide. Where to go, what to see & what to do in the first capital of Upper Canada.
    TextImage       Booklet with soft covers: 32 p.,ill.; size: 14cm x 21.8cm Foreword by W. N. Dick Wilbert N. Dick was the Lord Mayor of Niagara-on-the-Lake from 1977 to 1985 CREDITS: Artist George Balbar, well-known Niagara artist who sketched cover and other illustrations. Artist Bonna Rouse Stonehouse Publications St. Catharines Standard (Fine ...
    TextImage     Booklet with soft covers: 32 p.,ill.; size: 14cm x 21.8cm Foreword by W. N. Dick Wilbert N. Dick was the Lord Mayor of Niagara-on-the-Lake from 1977 to 1985 CREDITS: Artist ...
  • Niagara Township Centennial History
    TextImage       A local history of Niagara Township, Ontario, published to celebrate Canada's Centennial year. Book with cardstock covers: p.111, ill.; size:15.5cm x 23.3cm Black and white photographs by different photographers (below in "Acknowledgments")
    TextImage     A local history of Niagara Township, Ontario, published to celebrate Canada's Centennial year. Book with cardstock covers: p.111, ill.; size:15.5cm x 23.3cm Black and white photographs by different photographers (below ...
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Queenston Collection


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