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  • Whitney House postcard
    ImageNewspaper       "St Augustine Fla" Reverse: "Oldest House in the U.S." "Whiteney House, Hospital St." "St. Augustine, Fla." "Built in 1516 by Don Toldeo, with the aid of Indians" "It contains furnishings hundreds of years old; Antique Guns, Lamps, Dishes, etc. A Secret Bank in the chimney, discovered in 1906; the upper ...
    ImageNewspaper     "St Augustine Fla" Reverse: "Oldest House in the U.S." "Whiteney House, Hospital St." "St. Augustine, Fla." "Built in 1516 by Don Toldeo, with the aid of Indians" "It contains furnishings ...
  • Ice jam 1909 at Lewiston, N. Y.
    Image       Black and white postcards of damage caused by ice jam on the lower Niagara River at Lewiston, N.Y. in May, 1909. Photographs: Ice jam at Lewiston, N. Y. near the Pavilion Damaged dock and Hotel Cornell at Lewiston, N. Y Ice jam April 1909 - Hotel Cornell, Lewiston, N. Y.
    Image     Black and white postcards of damage caused by ice jam on the lower Niagara River at Lewiston, N.Y. in May, 1909. Photographs: Ice jam at Lewiston, N. Y. near the ...
  • Ice jam on Niagara River, 1909
    Image       Black and white postcards of snow clearing efforts in Queenston during ice jam on the Niagara River; April and May, 1909. Photographs: Clearing Queenston Docks, May 6, 1909 Clearing railway tracks Removing ice jam at Queenston with rotary plow, May 6, 1909 Niagara River ice jam, April, 1909 Flooded railway ...
    Image     Black and white postcards of snow clearing efforts in Queenston during ice jam on the Niagara River; April and May, 1909. Photographs: Clearing Queenston Docks, May 6, 1909 Clearing railway ...
  • Ruins of William Lyon Mackenzie's Printing Office, Queenston,Ontario
    Image       Black and white postcard of ruins of the building made of the field stones. The locust trees on the left were planted by William Lyon Mackenzie in front of his house. Description in the card reads: "Ruins of Wm. Lyon Mckenzie's Printing Office, Queenston,Ontario".
    Image     Black and white postcard of ruins of the building made of the field stones. The locust trees on the left were planted by William Lyon Mackenzie in front of his ...
  • Ontario Hydro's Floral Clock
    ImageText       Colour postcard with a photo of Ontario Hydro's floral clock with Roman numerals and a semicircular water garden at its base. Undated postcard but this design was created in 1964. Reverse: Ontario Hydro's extraordinary outdoor timepiece, is an outstanding attraction in the Niagara tourist region. Situated six miles from the ...
    ImageText     Colour postcard with a photo of Ontario Hydro's floral clock with Roman numerals and a semicircular water garden at its base. Undated postcard but this design was created in 1964. ...
  • Boys Scout Motif for Floral Clock, 1955
    ImageText       Colour folded postcard with a photo of Ontario Hydro's floral clock. Reverse: "Black and white aerial photo of Sir Adam Beck-Niagara Generating Station with description: "Hydro's giant new Sir Adam Beck-Niagara Generating Station No. 2 will have an ultimate installed capacity of 1,828,000 horsepower. Work began in December, 1950, and ...
    ImageText     Colour folded postcard with a photo of Ontario Hydro's floral clock. Reverse: "Black and white aerial photo of Sir Adam Beck-Niagara Generating Station with description: "Hydro's giant new Sir Adam ...
  • The "CAYUGA" Arrives in Toronto.
    Image       Christmas card from Alan Howard
    Image     Christmas card from Alan Howard
  • Queenston and Lower Niagara from Queenston Heights, Canada.
    Image       Reverse- private correspondence from Will addressed to his father Mr. Peter Paglon [Paylon?] in Edmonton, Alberta.
    Image     Reverse- private correspondence from Will addressed to his father Mr. Peter Paglon [Paylon?] in Edmonton, Alberta.
  • Modernized residence of Laura Secord, heroine of War 1812-14, Queenston, Ontario.
    Image       "Historical VII. Modernized residence of Laura Secord, heroine of War 1812-14, Queenston, Ontario. Leaving this house she tramped 20 miles through the woods to warn the British troops of the approach of the American forces June 23rd 1813."
    Image     "Historical VII. Modernized residence of Laura Secord, heroine of War 1812-14, Queenston, Ontario. Leaving this house she tramped 20 miles through the woods to warn the British troops of the ...
  • Laura Secord Homestead, Queenston, Ontario.
    Image       Reverse: "The house restored to the period 1803-35 from which Laura Secord began her walk in June 1813, to warn Lieutenant Fitzgibbon of an attack planned on his outpost."
    Image     Reverse: "The house restored to the period 1803-35 from which Laura Secord began her walk in June 1813, to warn Lieutenant Fitzgibbon of an attack planned on his outpost."
  • South Landing Craft Centre, Queenston, Ontario, Canada.
    Imagecomment       Reverse: "South Landing Craft Centre is situated on the bank of picturesque Niagara River, in the historic Village of Queenston, a short distance from a world-famous Niagara Falls. Telephone CAlfax 2-4216"
    Imagecomment     Reverse: "South Landing Craft Centre is situated on the bank of picturesque Niagara River, in the historic Village of Queenston, a short distance from a world-famous Niagara Falls. Telephone CAlfax ...
  • The Canada Southern Railway at Niagara, c. 1870
    Image       The postcard is a copy of the painting by British/Canadian artist Robert R. Whale. The original canvas is on display at National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa.
    Image     The postcard is a copy of the painting by British/Canadian artist Robert R. Whale. The original canvas is on display at National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa.
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Queenston Collection


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