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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...
Centennial Motif for Floral Clock 
TextsImages  "Centennial Motif for Floral Clock," Niagara Falls Review, 1967  Article with a photo of Ontario Hydro floral clock with provincial shields on it and dates of Centennial celebration (1867-1967).
Queenston landmark demolished
 
TextsImages  Petrie, Francis, Queenston landmark demolished , "Queenston landmark demolished ," Niagara Falls Review, 1 Jun 1971  A Queenston landmark for more than 130 years is being demolished this week. This little "salt-box" cottage on the west side of Queen Street, between Partition and Dumfries streets abuts the Laura Secord homestead and is being demolished by the Laura Secord Candy Company in its restoration plans ...
Historians exaggerate Niagara frontier's importance in claiming Laura Secord saved Canada from U.S., author says
 
TextsImages  Fedor, John, Historians exaggerate Niagara frontier's importance in claiming Laura Secord saved Canada from U.S., author says , "Historians exaggerate Niagara frontier's importance in claiming Laura Secord saved Canada from U.S., author says ," Niagara Falls Review, 27 Jan 1972  Laura Secord. A national joke or a national heroine? The author of a new book on the famous Queenston lady -- after whom a candy empire was named -- set out to examine the Laura Secord story, a story that has remained undisturbed for years. What she found after separating fact from fiction was ...
Five famous ships plied Lake Ontario waters 
TextsImages  Petrie, Francis, Five famous ships plied Lake Ontario waters, "Five famous ships plied Lake Ontario waters," Niagara Falls Review, 1 Aug 1970  Article about five famous "C" steamships of Niagara Navigation Company (later Canada Steamship Line) running across Lake Ontario from Toronto to Niagara. Two black and white newspaper photographs of Chicora and Cibola.
The first issue of the Colonial Advocate 
TextsImages  Petrie, Francis, The first issue of the Colonial Advocate, "The first issue of the Colonial Advocate," Niagara Falls Review (Niagara Falls, Ontario. Canada), 18 May 1968  Article about the first issues of "The Colonial Advocate" printed by William Lyon Mackenzie in Queenston in 1824, together with black and white newspaper photographs of William Lyon Mackenzie, his restored home in Queenston Heights and Francis Petrie, an author of this article.
Queenston Novelist - Historian To Be Commemorated By Plaque. 
TextsImages  "Queenston Novelist - Historian To Be Commemorated By Plaque.," Niagara Falls Review, 24 Sep 1960  Article about unveiling a plaque dedicated to Major John Richardson on the grounds of Laura Secord Memorial School in Queenston. The ceremony took place on Sep 28, 1960 and additional photos were published after that.
Activities of Women's Institute in Queenston during the First World War. 
TextsImages  "Activities of Women's Institute in Queenston during the First World War.," Niagara Falls Review (Niagara Falls, Ontario. Canada)  Scrapbook sheet with newspaper articles relating to Queenston, published by Niagara Falls Review. Undated. A Niagara-area battalion, the 176th was mobilized beginning in January 1916, with recruitment taking place over the next number of months. Col. Donald Sharpe was appointed the commanding...
Queenston successfully preserves history. 
TextsImages  "Queenston successfully preserves history.," Niagara Falls Review (Niagara Falls, Ontario. Canada), 28 Sep 1974  Full title: "Queenston successfully preserves history. Residents plan special day of events". Article with a newspaper photograph of McKenzie House ruins. Photo description: "Mackenzie House ruins. This view shows the Mackenzie House as it appeared in 1935 before restoration. The Colonial...
Three C steamers used on Niagara Falls-Toronto run. 
TextsImages  Petrie, Francis, "Three C steamers used on Niagara Falls-Toronto run.," Niagara Falls Review, 8 Aug 1970  Article about famous steamship Cayuga sailing for the last time to Toronto Marine Museum with newspaper photographs of Chippewa, Cayuga and Corona.
Captain Harry Webster 
ImagesTexts  Huggins, Jean A. E. (1895-1989), "Captain Harry Webster," Niagara Falls Review  Black and white photograph of captain Harry Webster in his uniform. Not dated but taken in late 1940s (he died in 1950). "Capt. Harry Webster Lake boat captain, friend of Huggins family"
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Queenston Collection


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