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  • Woodruff Home in St. Davids
    Text       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.
    Text     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 ...
  • Mrs. William Swayzie
    TextImage       Article about Mrs. William Swayzie with a photograph. She was a daughter of James Durham, U. E. Loyalist, born at Queenston, January 2, 1808, and was present at the battle of Queenston Heights. Clipping measures 22 x 6cm. Undated. Unknown publication.
    TextImage     Article about Mrs. William Swayzie with a photograph. She was a daughter of James Durham, U. E. Loyalist, born at Queenston, January 2, 1808, and was present at the battle ...
  • Woodruffs at home. Niagara-on-the-Lake family revives personal history
    TextImage  Mullin Carolyn, 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 Woodruff (1793-1860), a ...
    TextImage  Mullin Carolyn, 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. ...
  • Home built by first St. Davids settler
    TextImage  Mullin Carolyn, 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 caption: "Although the Rigbys only designated the exterior and ...
    TextImage  Mullin Carolyn, 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 ...
  • Early Upper Canada residents. Ancient documents record history of early Niagara River farm land
    TextImage       Article about Cooper family, one of the early settlers in Niagara region. Subtitle: "Grants, Deeds Discovered by Niagara-on-the-Lake Resident Recall Vividly Early History of Section of Frontier" Unknown date and publication.
    TextImage     Article about Cooper family, one of the early settlers in Niagara region. Subtitle: "Grants, Deeds Discovered by Niagara-on-the-Lake Resident Recall Vividly Early History of Section of Frontier" Unknown date and ...
  • 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 ...
  • Queenston oozes with historical intrigue
    TextImage  Petrie, Francis, Niagara Falls Evening Review (Niagara Falls, Ontario. Canada19141005), 24 Jan 1970     A handwritten correction by Jean Huggins under a photo: "Wrong caption. This is the Laura Secord house (possibly 1920s prior to L-shaped verandah by Frank Shepp.)
    TextImage  Petrie, Francis, Niagara Falls Evening Review (Niagara Falls, Ontario. Canada19141005), 24 Jan 1970   A handwritten correction by Jean Huggins under a photo: "Wrong caption. This is the Laura Secord house (possibly 1920s prior to L-shaped verandah by Frank Shepp.)
  • An Unsung Hero of Lincoln County's Past
    Text       Essay written by Wayne Lockey, a student at the Mountview School. This composition was chosen the winner in a contest among school children of Lincoln County for the best essay in connection with the County Centennial Celebration. Fragment of poem "Indian Names" by Lydia Huntley Sigourney (1791-1865)
    Text     Essay written by Wayne Lockey, a student at the Mountview School. This composition was chosen the winner in a contest among school children of Lincoln County for the best essay ...
  • Christian Warner: A Methodist Pioneer
    Text       Pamphlet "Reprinted from Ontario Historical Society Papers and Records (Toronto, 1945), Vol. XXXVII" [vol. 37] p. 9 [71-79]; size: 17cm x 24.5cm
    Text     Pamphlet "Reprinted from Ontario Historical Society Papers and Records (Toronto, 1945), Vol. XXXVII" [vol. 37] p. 9 [71-79]; size: 17cm x 24.5cm
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Queenston Collection


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