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Order of Canada - Laura Dodson, C.M. 
ImagesTexts    Order of Canada certificate given to Laura Dodson, C.M. at Rideau Hall in the City of Ottawa under the Seal of the Order of Canada this 30th day of October, 2003. Signed by Secretary General of the Order of Canada. "For over 30 years, Laura Dodson has worked to preserve Niagara-on-the-Lake's rich...
Woodruffs at home. Niagara-on-the-Lake family revives personal history
 
TextsImages  Mullin Carolyn, Woodruffs at home. Niagara-on-the-Lake family revives personal history , "Woodruffs at home. Niagara-on-the-Lake family revives personal history ," 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...
Home built by first St. Davids settler 
TextsImages  Mullin Carolyn, Home built by first St. Davids settler, "Home built by first St. Davids settler," 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...
Norman Armstrong Self Portrait 
Images    Pencil drawing of Norman Armstrong Junior "N.A.A. Self-Portrait" Reverse: "Norman Armstrong Jr died 1991"
Obituary for Jean Huggins (1885-1989) 
TextsImages  "Obituary for Jean Huggins (1885-1989)," Niagara Advance (Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada), 23 Aug 1989  Obituary for Jean Huggins, a teacher at the Laura Secord Public School in Queenston for many years, and historian of Queenston village.
Queenston past and present. Jean Huggins, teacher and unofficial historian, remembers 
TextsImages  Yeo, Debra Ann, Queenston past and present. Jean Huggins, teacher and unofficial historian, remembers, "Queenston past and present. Jean Huggins, teacher and unofficial historian, remembers," St. Catharines Standard (St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada), 19 Apr 1989  Article about Jean Huggins (Mrs. A. E. Huggins), long-term resident of Queenston, and unofficial historian of the village, published in a local newspaper. Newspaper photograph with caption: "Jean Huggins, Queenston's unofficial historian, stands in front of Laura Secord Public School, where she...
A short history of St Saviours Brock Memorial Church 
TextsImages  September 1988,   Full Title: "St Saviours Brock Memorial Church. Queenston, Ontario, Canada. A short history. September 1988". Includes a page with a list of "Clergy who served at St Saviours". Pamphlet: 4 pages with two photos of the church (front and back covers); size: 14cm x 22cm St. Saviour Anglican Church,...
Celebrate Queenston
 
TextsImages  1987,   Celebrate Queenston. Folder published by the Queenston Community Association. Tri-folded brochure; size:12cm (unfolded:35.5cm) x 21.5cm
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.
Queenston Day Celebration. October 13, 1986. 
ImagesHas Mystery?  1986,   Black and white group photograph with Lieutenant Governor of Ontario Lincoln Alexander in the middle. The group is posing in front of former Queenston Baptist Church. Lincoln MacCauley Alexander was Lieutenant Governor of Ontario from 1985 until 1991. Plaque (attached to building)reads: "By 1808...
Lincoln Alexander in former Queenston Baptist Church. 
ImagesHas Mystery?  1986,   Black and white photograph taken inside Queenston Library and Community Centre (former Queenston Baptist Church). Lieutenant Governor of Ontario Lincoln Alexander (the first from right) in a middle of a group of people . Lincoln MacCauley Alexander was Lieutenant Governor of Ontario from 1985...
Hazel Alberta Corman 
TextsImages  1985,   Obituary for Hazel A. Corman, a principal of Laura Secord Public School in Queenston, between 1918 and 1953.
Tour Guide of Church Historic Sites 
Texts  1984,   Booklet about important historic sites of the Congregational, Presbyterian, Methodist, Evangelical United Brethren and United Churches of Canada in Ontario. p.16, ill., size:13.7cm x 21.2cm Full title: "Tour Guide of Church Historic Sites: The United Church of Canada The Presbyterian Church in...
Freel and Goring properties marked as two of seven bicentennial farms

 
TextsPublication  Meyers, Jim, Freel and Goring properties marked as two of seven bicentennial farms , "Freel and Goring properties marked as two of seven bicentennial farms ," St. Catharines Standard (St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada), 1984  Article about two of the oldest farms in Niagara area, marked as two of seven bicentennial farms celebrated during Ontario's Bicentennial in 1984; with newspaper photograph: "NEW BICENTENNIAL FLAG PRESENTED TO NIAGARA FARMERS Margaret Birch, right, gives souvenir to Eileen and Henry Freel during...
A form on Laura Secord School for CIHB 
TextsImages  1980,   A form on Laura Secord School for Canadian Inventory of Historic Building completed by Jean Huggins, a former teacher at this school. It consists of 4 pages, a photograph of the school, a negative and two sketches of floor plan (hand-drawn by Mrs. J. Huggins). Black and white photo size: 13.8cm x...
Visitor's Guide. Where to go, what to see & what to do in the first capital of Upper Canada. 
TextsImages  1980,   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...
Laura Ingersoll Secord house in Queenston 
Images  Summer 1977,   Black and white photograph of a small, one storey, symmetrical, frame house with chimneys on both ends of its roof. The Laura Secord Homestead was reconstructed and furnished by the Laura Secord Candy Company in 1972. It was restored to its original 1813 condition and opened as a...
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.
Welcome to Laura Secord School Open House 
TextsImages  27 Oct 1976,   Program of Laura Secord School open house in 1976 with a list of school staff (Brockview and Laura Secord schools) and acknowledgement of various firms participating in school renovations.
A senior citizen's recollections 
TextsImages  Field, John, A senior citizen's recollections, "A senior citizen's recollections," 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 30's...
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Queenston Collection


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