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  • Abraham Laing's Lead Bucket and Metal Ladle
    Abraham Laing's Lead Bucket and Metal Ladle
    Objectcomment       A lead bucket and metal ladle that are believed by some to have been used for making bullets. The ladle has a copper scoop and measures 35 cm long with a hook on the end. The bucket, with a metal handle, is stamped with what looks to be an A ...
    Objectcomment     A lead bucket and metal ladle that are believed by some to have been used for making bullets. The ladle has a copper scoop and measures 35 cm long with ...
    1812 History
    Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum
  • Military Shako Plume
    Military Shako Plume
    Objectcomment       This plume with black feathers and a wooden base would have been placed on a soldier’s shako. It is believed to have belonged to Captain Martin McLellan who took part in the battle of Queenston Heights and was killed at the battle of Fort George on May 27, 1813. However, ...
    Objectcomment     This plume with black feathers and a wooden base would have been placed on a soldier’s shako. It is believed to have belonged to Captain Martin McLellan who took part ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Historical Society Museum
  • British Light Infantry Belt Buckle
    British Light Infantry Belt Buckle
    Objectcomment       This is a brass belt buckle that was found in the town of Niagara. It is believed to have belonged to a member of the British light infantry or regular troops because of the lion’s head decoration. Further research in 2010 suggests it may be a whistle hook.
    Objectcomment     This is a brass belt buckle that was found in the town of Niagara. It is believed to have belonged to a member of the British light infantry or regular ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Historical Society Museum
  • Leaf Shaped Plate- c. 1812
    Leaf Shaped Plate- c. 1812
    Objectcomment       This is a leaf-shaped plate with a dark brown glaze. It is also decorated with a grape leaf pattern. The artist was Joseph Thomas, Wooden Box Pottery, Derbyshire. The plate is reported to have belonged to Mrs. G. Lawe, a United Empire Loyalist, during the War of 1812. .
    Objectcomment     This is a leaf-shaped plate with a dark brown glaze. It is also decorated with a grape leaf pattern. The artist was Joseph Thomas, Wooden Box Pottery, Derbyshire. The plate ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Historical Society Museum
  • Brown Bess Musket and Ramrod- c.1812
    Brown Bess Musket and Ramrod- c.1812
    Objectcomment       This musket, circa 1812, is a 3rd Model “Brown Bess” 1790 with an “India Pattern” design. It was a British regulation issue flintlock musket. There are various engravings on the musket that include: “Tower” which stands for the Tower of London. This means it was most likely approved by the ...
    Objectcomment     This musket, circa 1812, is a 3rd Model “Brown Bess” 1790 with an “India Pattern” design. It was a British regulation issue flintlock musket. There are various engravings on the ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Historical Society Museum
  • Bayonet from an Officer’s Fusil Musket
    Bayonet from an Officer’s Fusil Musket
    Objectcomment       This bayonet is of an officer’s fusil musket design. It has a triangular blade and is date circa 1812. A bayonet is a steel blade that is designed to fit on the muzzle of a rifle or musket barrel, making it into a close range weapon. This would have been ...
    Objectcomment     This bayonet is of an officer’s fusil musket design. It has a triangular blade and is date circa 1812. A bayonet is a steel blade that is designed to fit ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Historical Society Museum
  • Colonial Union Jack Flag
    Colonial Union Jack Flag
    Objectcomment       This cotton flag features a colonial Union Jack design and a stamp that reads "War of 1812". Although the flag is hand-stitched, it is not clear whether the flag was used during the War of 1812 or not, or if it was only ceremonial.
    Objectcomment     This cotton flag features a colonial Union Jack design and a stamp that reads "War of 1812". Although the flag is hand-stitched, it is not clear whether the flag was ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Historical Society Museum
  • Musket Ball
    Musket Ball
    Objectcomment       Original donated and identified as a clay musket ball with a circumference of 5cm. It is highly doubtful that such an item would ever be used effectively as a musket ball and is more likely a marble or other such item.
    Objectcomment     Original donated and identified as a clay musket ball with a circumference of 5cm. It is highly doubtful that such an item would ever be used effectively as a musket ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Historical Society Museum
  • Bayonet Socket
    Bayonet Socket
    Objectcomment       This is a bayonet socket with a small portion of the blade attached that was discovered in the Niagara River. A bayonet is a steel blade that is designed to fit on the muzzle of a rifle or musket barrel, making it into a close range weapon. This would have ...
    Objectcomment     This is a bayonet socket with a small portion of the blade attached that was discovered in the Niagara River. A bayonet is a steel blade that is designed to ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Historical Society Museum
  • Bayonet
    Bayonet
    Objectcomment       This triangular bayonet is dated circa 1812 and has the distinctive markings “S. Chambers” and “46 (Crown)” on the blade. A bayonet was designed to fit on the muzzle of a rifle or musket barrel, making it into a close range weapon. This would have been on arguably every soldier’s ...
    Objectcomment     This triangular bayonet is dated circa 1812 and has the distinctive markings “S. Chambers” and “46 (Crown)” on the blade. A bayonet was designed to fit on the muzzle of ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Historical Society Museum
  • Winchester Sword
    Winchester Sword
    Objectcomment       This Winchester sword has a steel blade and a leather scooped handle with twined leather.
    Objectcomment     This Winchester sword has a steel blade and a leather scooped handle with twined leather.
    1812 History
    Niagara Historical Society Museum
  • US Army Sword- 1812-1814
    US Army Sword- 1812-1814
    Objectcomment       This sword is believed to be from an American soldier in the artillery. It is decorated with an embossed gilded pattern of an American eagle crest and floral motifs. The hilt also has an eagle head pommel and a carved ivory hand grip. Further research by Glen Smith in 2010 ...
    Objectcomment     This sword is believed to be from an American soldier in the artillery. It is decorated with an embossed gilded pattern of an American eagle crest and floral motifs. The ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Historical Society Museum
  • Sir Isaac Brock's Hat
    Sir Isaac Brock's Hat
    Objectcomment       This is a black beaver felt hat with an ostrich feather, brass braids and bullion at its peaks. It also has a linen band trim, a black cockade and a double brass coin chain that run to buttons on the top and bottom. The hat is a regulation issue of ...
    Objectcomment     This is a black beaver felt hat with an ostrich feather, brass braids and bullion at its peaks. It also has a linen band trim, a black cockade and a ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Historical Society Museum
  • Musket Action Piece
    Musket Action Piece
    Objectcomment       This is a musket action piece that has ornate markings on one side. This item is currently on display at the Battleground Hotel Museum.
    Objectcomment     This is a musket action piece that has ornate markings on one side. This item is currently on display at the Battleground Hotel Museum.
    1812 History
    Niagara Falls History Museum
  • Musket Action Piece
    Musket Action Piece
    Objectcomment       This is a musket action piece that has ornate markings on one side. This item is currently on display at the Battleground Hotel Museum.
    Objectcomment     This is a musket action piece that has ornate markings on one side. This item is currently on display at the Battleground Hotel Museum.
    1812 History
    Niagara Falls History Museum
  • Cannon Balls
    Cannon Balls
    Objectcomment       These are cannon balls from the Battleground Hotel Museum.
    Objectcomment     These are cannon balls from the Battleground Hotel Museum.
    1812 History
    Niagara Falls History Museum
  • Small Cannon Shot and Musket Balls- c. 1812
    Small Cannon Shot and Musket Balls- c. 1812
    Objectcomment       These are various sizes of small cannon shot and musket balls from the Battleground Hotel Museum.
    Objectcomment     These are various sizes of small cannon shot and musket balls from the Battleground Hotel Museum.
    1812 History
    Niagara Falls History Museum
  • Cross Belt Plate Fragment- c. 1812
    Cross Belt Plate Fragment- c. 1812
    Objectcomment       This is a piece of a cross belt plate which can be found at the Battleground Hotel Museum.
    Objectcomment     This is a piece of a cross belt plate which can be found at the Battleground Hotel Museum.
    1812 History
    Niagara Falls History Museum
  • Uniform Fragments- c. 1812
    Uniform Fragments- c. 1812
    Objectcomment       These are uniform fragments that are believed to have been unearthed at one of Niagara’s Battlefields. These items are on display at the Battleground Hotel Museum.
    Objectcomment     These are uniform fragments that are believed to have been unearthed at one of Niagara’s Battlefields. These items are on display at the Battleground Hotel Museum.
    1812 History
    Niagara Falls History Museum
  • 1st American Regiment Queen’s Rangers Button
    1st American Regiment Queen’s Rangers Button
    Objectcomment       This is a button from the 1st American Regiment Queen’s Rangers. There is a crown on top with “1A” just below and a leaf motif under this. “QUEEN’S RANGERS” is also around the outside edge. There is a piece broken away as well. This item can be found at the ...
    Objectcomment     This is a button from the 1st American Regiment Queen’s Rangers. There is a crown on top with “1A” just below and a leaf motif under this. “QUEEN’S RANGERS” is ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Falls History Museum
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