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  • The Indispensable Tourist's and Wheelman's Guide to the Niagara District
        Book: p.43, maps; size:22.2cm x 15cm Full title: "The Indispensable Tourist's and Wheelman's Guide to the Niagara District With Maps"
      Book: p.43, maps; size:22.2cm x 15cm Full title: "The Indispensable Tourist's and ...
  • Niagara Township Centennial History
        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")
      A local history of Niagara Township, Ontario, published to celebrate Canada's Centennial ...
  • Niagara Preserved and Restored
        Full title: "Niagara Preserved and Restored. A Brief for the Realization of the Historical, Architectural and Cultural Values of the Town of Niagara in Ontario. J. LLOYD HUGHES, Chairman. GERALD NOXON, Secretary Historical Section of the Niagara Post War Planning Commission October, 1945" Book with cardstock covers: 22 p.; size:15.5cm ...
      Full title: "Niagara Preserved and Restored. A Brief for the Realization of ...
  • Visitor's Guide. Where to go, what to see & what to do in the first capital of Upper Canada.
        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 ...
      Booklet with soft covers: 32 p.,ill.; size: 14cm x 21.8cm Foreword by ...
  • A Short History of the Township of Niagara : Touching Upon Transportation, Education and Municipal Affairs from 1793-1893
        Book with cardboard covers: 79 p.; size: 15.6cm x 23cm.
      Book with cardboard covers: 79 p.; size: 15.6cm x 23cm.
  • An Unsung Hero of Lincoln County's Past
        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)
      Essay written by Wayne Lockey, a student at the Mountview School. This ...
  • Agricultural and Statistical Report of the County of Welland for the Year 1852.
        Handwritten notes by William McMicking about agriculture in Counties of Lincoln and Welland. Headline: "Agricultural and Statistical Report of the county of Welland for the year 1852" 20 pages; size: 25cm x 34.5cm Parts of this work were later published as "Agricultural Report for the County of Welland, 1854" (to ...
      Handwritten notes by William McMicking about agriculture in Counties of Lincoln and ...
  • 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.
    Hamilton Spectator   Article about participation of the volunteers from Barton and Ancaster in the ...
  • New Farm Replaces Old - from Larkin Farms to Old Meadow Farm
    Huggins, Jean A. E. (1895-1989), 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. October, 1948. ...
    Huggins, Jean A. E. (1895-1989), Family Herald and Weekly Star, September 1, 1948   Articles about a history of Larkin Farms in Queenston written by J. ...
  • Lionel Orbell, veteran shepherd for Larkin Farms shown with some of 250 Southdowns sheep.
        Reverse: "Lionel Orbell, shepherd farmer for 30 years shown with a few of 250 Southdowns."
      Reverse: "Lionel Orbell, shepherd farmer for 30 years shown with a few ...
  • Life Anew, Spring Comes to Niagara.
    St. Catharines Standard (St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada18910421), Spring 1949     Three black and white photographs of the farm animals and employees of Larkin Farms in Queenston, published under one title "Life anew, spring comes to Niagara"
    St. Catharines Standard (St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada18910421), Spring 1949   Three black and white photographs of the farm animals and employees of ...
  • Deep Hollow 1929
        Reverse: "Deep Hollow 1929"
      Reverse: "Deep Hollow 1929"
  • Deep Hollow 1929 at night.
        Black and white photograph of Niagara River and gully called Deep Hollow taken at night.
      Black and white photograph of Niagara River and gully called Deep Hollow ...
  • Laura Secord Memorial School 1923.
        Black and white photograph of two-storey, brick school building with bell tower on top. The doorway features massive double columns on both sides and arched doors. There is an artillery piece (cannon) on the grassy front yard.
      Black and white photograph of two-storey, brick school building with bell tower ...
  • Steps to Queenston Dock, 1921.
        Sepia coloured photograph of the stairs on the riverbank.
      Sepia coloured photograph of the stairs on the riverbank.
  • Canadian end of the Lewiston-Queenston Bridge.
        Sepia coloured photograph of a suspension bridge with railway track in the middle.
      Sepia coloured photograph of a suspension bridge with railway track in the ...
  • Steamship Cayuga at Queenston Dock.
        Black and white photograph of a steamship at the dock. There is a sign "Toronto Boats - Canada Steamship Lines" in the background as well as a few vehicles parked there. In the immediate right foreground: three little girls (including photographer's daughters Ruth and Betty Huggins) are watching the ship.
      Black and white photograph of a steamship at the dock. There is ...
  • Steamship Cayuga, May 20, 1950
        "May 20, 1950. Children's free ride on the first trip of the season."
      "May 20, 1950. Children's free ride on the first trip of the ...
  • Steamer Chippewa passing the dock area
        Black and white photograph of the Niagara River and steamship passing Queenston dock on its route between Toronto, Lewiston and Queenston.
      Black and white photograph of the Niagara River and steamship passing Queenston ...
  • Completing reservoir to provide city water for Queenston area.
    Niagara Falls Evening Review (Niagara Falls, Ontario. Canada19141005), 8 Oct 1946     Article about a completion of the new reservoir to provide city water for Queenston, Niagara Parkway and Stone Road area. Full Title: "Completing reservoir to provide city water for Queenston area. Built Of Reinforced Concrete; Situated Near Top Of Hill" Also, attached three small, black and white photographs of the ...
    Niagara Falls Evening Review (Niagara Falls, Ontario. Canada19141005), 8 Oct 1946   Article about a completion of the new reservoir to provide city water ...
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Queenston Collection


The Queenston Collection includes extensive historical material from the area collected by local historian and citizen, Jean Huggins. This archive is owned by the Niagara Falls Public Library, who generously allowed the Niagara-on-the-Lake Public Library to digitize the collection.