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Subject:  Queenston Heights 
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Queenston oozes with historical intrigue 
TextsImages  Petrie, Francis, Queenston oozes with historical intrigue, "Queenston oozes with historical intrigue," Niagara Falls Evening Review (Niagara Falls, Ontario. Canada), 24 Jan 1970  Article about Queenston history, particularly Laura Secord house. 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.)
Steamer at Queenston Dock 
Images  1910,   Black and white photograph with panoramic view of Queenston and Niagara River, with a steamship waiting at Queenston dock. The picture taken from the Brock's monument (located in Queenston Heights Park) about 1910. "steamer at dock. Queenston, Ont. about 1910"
Entrance to Brock's Monument in Queenston 
Images    Black and white photograph of the old gateway to Brock's Monument in Queenston : wrought iron decorative gate with stone posts on both sides (each with stone lion atop). The small, two-storey stone building on right side was designed for the keeper of the monument. There some trees (mostly...
Aerial view of Queenston Village 
Images    Black and white aerial photograph of Queenston and lower Niagara River with Brock's Monument in foreground. Reverse-stamp: "Photography by Ron Roels Phone 358-7086 Sinnicks Avenue, Niagara Falls"
Panorama of Queenston and lower Niagara River 
Images  1910,   Black and white photograph with panoramic view of Queenston and Niagara River. The picture was taken from the Brock's monument (located in Queenston Heights Park) about 1910. "River & Queenston from monument. About 1910"
Marking the spot where Brock fell. 
Images    Black and white photo of Brock's cenotaph in Queenston, dedicated by Albert Prince of Wales (later Edward VII) in 1860. Writing on cenotaph: "This stone was placed by His Royal Highness Albert Edward Prince of Wales on 18 September 1860" Reverse: "Marking the spot where Brock fell"
Queenston and Lower Niagara from Queenston Heights, Canada. 
Images  4 Aug 1913,   Colour postcard with a view of lower Niagara River and village of Queenston from Queenston Heights. A picture of the area with a steamboat on the river in the background. At right top corner: Royal coat of arms with text "On whose Dominion the sun never sets" and a beaver on top. Postcard...
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."
A view of Queenston taken from S.S."Cayuga" in 1954 
Images  1954,   Black and white photograph of Queenston, with dock in foreground and Brock's Monument on Queenston Heights in background. The stickers mark five points on the photo: 1. South Landing Inn 2. The Ivy Block 3. St. Saviour's Anglican Church 4. Queenston Heights Restaurant 5. Queenston sand dock...
Photo taken from Brock's Monument toward Lewiston N.Y., early 1900s 
Images    Sepia colour photographs attached to cardboard frame. Reverse: "Photo taken from Brock's Monument toward Lewiston N.Y. early 1900s"
Photo taken from top of Brock's Monument of Village of Queenston, early 1900s 
Images  1900s,   Sepia colour photographs attached to cardboard frame. The pictures show agricultural character of Queenston area at the beginning of XX century. Reverse: "Photo taken from top of Brock's Monument of Village of Queenston, early 1900s"
Photo taken from the top of Brock's monument 185 feet high 
Images  1904,   Sepia colour panoramic photograph of Queenston area taken from the top of Brock's monument in Queenston Heights Park. It is attached to cardboard with handwritten description. The Palmer School of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa was begun by D.D. Palmer, who is known as the Founder of...
The Man who Had 4 Burials 
TextsImages  Tolan, Eva Elliott (1892-1967), The Man who Had 4 Burials, "The Man who Had 4 Burials," The Niagara Magazine, Nov 1947  Newspaper article about General Sir Isaac Brock written by a local historian Eva Elliott Tolan and published in The Niagara Magazine vol.1, number 2. (pages 22-25). Size: 14.5cm x 19cm "Eva Elliott Tolan for many years was a writer for the Niagara Falls, N.Y, Gazette, and at present while acting...
The Battle of Queenston Heights 
TextsImages  11 Nov 1976,   Additional information on a title page: "Readings in Niagara Frontier History November 11, 1976 Dr. I. F. Mogavero" Booklet: p.18, map; size:22cm x 28cm John W. Percy has been a historian for the Town of Tonawanda and the Village of Kenmore since 1969.
Barton, Ancaster Men Under Fire Near Queenston 
TextsImages  "Barton, Ancaster Men Under Fire Near Queenston," Hamilton Spectator  Article about participation of the volunteers from Barton and Ancaster in the campaign of 1812-14. Published on Monday July 15; year of publication unknown, probably 1957.
Laura Secord Monument, Queenston Heights 
Images    Black and white photograph of Laura Secord Monument, located on the edge of the Niagara Escarpment in Queenston Heights Park. There is a low fence and boxwood hedges around it. It reads: "To Laura Ingersoll Secord, who saved her husband's life in the battle on these Heights October 13th 1812 and...
View of Deep Hollow from Cyrus Hamilton home 
Images  1921,   Black and white photograph of the gully called Deep Hollow and monument of General Brock atop Queenston Heights, taken from a house of Queenston resident Cyrus Hamilton. "Deep Hollow from Cyrus Hamilton Home"
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...
Queenston crash of 1915 
Texts    Article in series "Footnotes to history"
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Queenston Collection


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