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Local constables visiting Laura Secord Memorial School in Queenston. 
TextsImages  McKenzie, Corky, Local constables visiting Laura Secord Memorial School in Queenston., "Local constables visiting Laura Secord Memorial School in Queenston.," Niagara Falls Evening Review (Niagara Falls, Ontario. Canada)  Newspaper photos of OPP constables educating students of Laura Secord Memorial School on film equipment. " Constable Explains Film Carl Sulliman and Arie Botbyl listen intently as Constable Fred Blucher of the St. Catharines Provincial Police explains the film that has just been shown to the...
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...
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...
Former Queenston Principal Honored 
TextsImages  "Former Queenston Principal Honored," St. Catharines Standard (St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada), 22 Jun 1953  Articles about Hazel A. Corman, retiring principal of Laura Secord Memorial School in Queenston, published in the St. Catharines Standard and Niagara Falls Evening Review. "Many Honor Retiring Principal at Queenston" "Party For Queenston Educator" "Laura Secord Old Boys, Girls To Honor Retiring...
Ancient Toll House moved to new location on fruit farm
 
TextsImages  "Ancient Toll House moved to new location on fruit farm ," Niagara Falls Evening Review (Niagara Falls, Ontario. Canada)  Article about old tollhouse in Queenston, built in 1851 for the first Queenston-Lewiston Suspension bridge. The bridge linked Niagara with upper New York State for 14 years and then, on April 12, 1864, the structure was swept down the Niagara River, where it hung useless for 34 years. When the...
Fairview Fruit Farm in Queenston 
Texts  1912,   Complete 4 page document describing in detail the Fairview Fruit Farm, offered for sale in 1912 by the owner, Matthew Charles Lowrey. By this date Lowrey's interests had diversified - he had, for example opened another store and was involved in the Queenston/St. Davids Quarry - leaving too little...
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.
Life Anew, Spring Comes to Niagara. 
ImagesTexts  "Life Anew, Spring Comes to Niagara.," St. Catharines Standard (St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada), 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" John D. Larkin, a successful industrialist from Buffalo, started buying land in Niagara in 1900. He purchased Glencairn near Queenston...
Completing reservoir to provide city water for Queenston area. 
TextsImages  "Completing reservoir to provide city water for Queenston area.," Niagara Falls Evening Review (Niagara Falls, Ontario. Canada), 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...
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).
Remembers famous heroine, often saw Laura Secord 
Texts    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....
Persistance of WI rewarded. Laura Secord in wax museum. 
Texts  Huggins, Jean A. E. (1895-1989), Persistance of WI rewarded. Laura Secord in wax museum., "Persistance of WI rewarded. Laura Secord in wax museum.," Niagara Falls Evening Review (Niagara Falls, Ontario. Canada), 23 Apr 1964  Two articles about preparation and introduction of a wax figure of Laura Secord to Louis Tussaud Wax Museum in Niagara Falls. Another on the same topic: Wit Wonder Wisdom by WYN.
Brock Students Dig Way Into Queenston's History.
Secord Home Is Site of Dig. 
TextsImages  "Brock Students Dig Way Into Queenston's History. Secord Home Is Site of Dig.," St. Catharines Standard (St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada), 27 May 1971  Newspaper article about restoration of Laura Secord house in Queenston. "Brock Students Dig Way Into Queenston's History" published by St. Catharines Standard, May 27, 1971. "Secord home is site of dig" published by Niagara Falls Review, May 29, 1971
Historic Laura Secord House renovations near completion.
 
TextsImages  Archer, Steve, Historic Laura Secord House renovations near completion. , "Historic Laura Secord House renovations near completion. ," St. Catharines Standard (St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada), 2 Mar 1972  Newspaper article about restoration of Laura Secord house in Queenston. Full Title: "Historic Laura Secord House Renovations near Completion. Official Opening Set For Early June"
Early Upper Canada residents. Ancient documents record history of early Niagara River farm land
 
TextsImages    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.
Goring family has played important role in Niagara Township for over 100 years

 
TextsPublication  Huggins, Jean A. E. (1895-1989), Goring family has played important role in Niagara Township for over 100 years , "Goring family has played important role in Niagara Township for over 100 years ," St. Catharines Standard (St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada), Sep 1956  Article "Goring family has played important role in Niagara Township for over 100 years" about one of the prominent families in Niagara region published in the local newspaper.
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...
Laura Secord Memorial School In Queenston - safety programs and fish release 
ImagesTexts  Roels, Ron, Laura Secord Memorial School In Queenston - safety programs and fish release, "Laura Secord Memorial School In Queenston - safety programs and fish release," St. Catharines Standard (St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada), 1962  Articles and photos related to activities for students of Laura Secord Memorial School in Queenston. Two photographs from the St. Catharines Standard about school safety program, published on May 9, 1962 Two photographs of fish release at Queenston Dock, published by Niagara Falls Evening Review...
Families of Queenston

 
TextsGenealogical Resources    A folder containing histories of a few prominent families from Queenston, Ontario, written by different authors (usually members of the clan). 12 pages; not dated but probably around 1945. Histories of: Hamilton family by F. C. Young. George Field family. William Alexander Thomson family by T....
Ice jam on Niagara River, 1955. 
TextsImages  Spring 1955,   Articles and photographs of ice jam on lower Niagara River in spring 1955, published by local newspapers (St. Catharines Standard, Niagara Advance and Niagara Falls Review); different authors and photographers. The ice jam in 1955 destroyed the dock shelter and ticket office on Queenston Docks.
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Queenston Collection


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