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  • D. P. Filman house, 659 Maple Avenue, 1980
    D. P. Filman house, 659 Maple Avenue, 1980
    image  21 January 1980     "Pines Lodge", orginally a Lindley farmhouse, purchased ca 1900 by David Filman and remodelled into a 14-room mansion. Demolished in 1989.
    image  21 January 1980   "Pines Lodge", orginally a Lindley farmhouse, purchased ca 1900 by David Filman and remodelled into a 14-room mansion. Demolished in 1989.
    Burlington Historical Society
  • MarionPearl Davidson ca 1893
    MarionPearl Davidson ca 1893
    imagecomment  ca 1893     Daughters of Charles H. (NurserymanFruit Grower)Minnie Davidson. Marion b. (1891 census) and Minnie M. P. b. 1889 (1891 and 1901 census). Marion d. 1893 (Greenwood Cem.), Canadian Champion, 26 Oct 1893. Mildred Pearl marriage, Canadian Champion, 31 Jan 1918.Charles was a fruit grower and nurseryman, the son of John Jr, ...
    imagecomment  ca 1893   Daughters of Charles H. (NurserymanFruit Grower)Minnie Davidson. Marion b. (1891 census) and Minnie M. P. b. 1889 (1891 and 1901 census). Marion d. 1893 (Greenwood Cem.), Canadian Champion, 26 Oct ...
    Burlington Historical Society
  • Map of Cumminsville (Plan 26, registered 1857), 1877
    Map of Cumminsville (Plan 26, registered 1857), 1877
    image  1877    
    image  1877  
    Burlington Historical Society
  • Map of Lowville (Plan 22, registered 1857), 1877
    Map of Lowville (Plan 22, registered 1857), 1877
    image  1877    
    image  1877  
    Burlington Historical Society
  • "Woodhill"
    "Woodhill"
    image       A copy of an original drawing.
    image     A copy of an original drawing.
    Burlington Historical Society
  • Farmhouse built in 1822 for John and Catherine (née Browse) Cline on the northwest corner of MIddle Road (now the QEW)  and Walkers Line, ca 1980
    Farmhouse built in 1822 for John and Catherine (née Browse) Cline on the northwest corner of MIddle Road (now the QEW) and Walkers Line, ca 1980
    imagecomment  ca 1980,     Demolished.JohnCatherine [née Browse] Cline came to Canada in the winter of 1799, travelling with his brothers Henry and Adam and his sister Mary, married to Herman Fisher, and Catherine's sister Mary, married to Peter Bowslaugh. JohnCatherine also brought their household slave, who ate with them at their table. John ClinePeter ...
    imagecomment  ca 1980,   Demolished.JohnCatherine [née Browse] Cline came to Canada in the winter of 1799, travelling with his brothers Henry and Adam and his sister Mary, married to Herman Fisher, and Catherine's sister ...
    Burlington Historical Society
  • The Prudham Homestead with three generations of the family, 1024 Britannia Road or 5789 Town Line Road West, ca 1888
    The Prudham Homestead with three generations of the family, 1024 Britannia Road or 5789 Town Line Road West, ca 1888
    image  ca 1888,     The house was built in 1875 for John and Elizabeth (Foster) Prudham, to replace their first log house. A Century Farm, birthplace of Laura (Prudham) Dixon, daughter of Charles, in 1907. The house and property remained in the Prudham family for five generations.
    image  ca 1888,   The house was built in 1875 for John and Elizabeth (Foster) Prudham, to replace their first log house. A Century Farm, birthplace of Laura (Prudham) Dixon, daughter of Charles, in ...
    Burlington Historical Society
  • Limestone Hall, 6391 Walkers Line, winter 1953 / 1954
    Limestone Hall, 6391 Walkers Line, winter 1953 / 1954
    image  winter 1953 / 1954,     Built in 1853 for John McGregor, who received the patent for this lot in 1846. Until Limestone Hall was built in 1853, he and his wife and family - 10 children in the 1851 census, aged 17, 16, 15, 13, 12, 10, 8, 6, 3, and 1 - lived in ...
    image  winter 1953 / 1954,   Built in 1853 for John McGregor, who received the patent for this lot in 1846. Until Limestone Hall was built in 1853, he and his wife and family - 10 ...
    Burlington Historical Society
  • Lowville Blacksmiths Andrew EmersonGeorge McNair, ca 1870
    Lowville Blacksmiths Andrew EmersonGeorge McNair, ca 1870
    image  ca 1870,     Andrew Emerson was a blacksmith in Nelson, listed in the Census from 1861 (age 24) to 1901 (age 63). He died in 1917. In the 1871 Census George McNair is listed as a blacksmith, age 30, living in Nelson Township, but the 1881 Census lists him as a blacksmith, age ...
    image  ca 1870,   Andrew Emerson was a blacksmith in Nelson, listed in the Census from 1861 (age 24) to 1901 (age 63). He died in 1917. In the 1871 Census George McNair is ...
    Burlington Historical Society
  • Lowville General Store,  now 6179 Guelph Line, ca 1910
    Lowville General Store, now 6179 Guelph Line, ca 1910
    image  ca 1900,     Handwritten label on the front: "W. H. Pankhurst Store / Lowville Ont"
    image  ca 1900,   Handwritten label on the front: "W. H. Pankhurst Store / Lowville Ont"
    Burlington Historical Society
  • Russell Emery (right) selling melons at the Hamilton Market, 1911
    Russell Emery (right) selling melons at the Hamilton Market, 1911
    image  1911,     Emery's Farms and Fruit Market on Plains Road in Aldershot were operated for many years by W. A. Emery and his son Russell.
    image  1911,   Emery's Farms and Fruit Market on Plains Road in Aldershot were operated for many years by W. A. Emery and his son Russell.
    Burlington Historical Society
  • Baxter family and friends at a tennis party at Chestnut Villa, 22202222 Lakeshore Road, ca 1912
    Baxter family and friends at a tennis party at Chestnut Villa, 22202222 Lakeshore Road, ca 1912
    image  ca 1912,     This is a copy of a photograph in the Halton Region Museum.
    image  ca 1912,   This is a copy of a photograph in the Halton Region Museum.
    Burlington Historical Society
  • Bell family in front of their residence on Maple Avenue, now 1006 Plains Road East, 1902
    Bell family in front of their residence on Maple Avenue, now 1006 Plains Road East, 1902
    image  1902,     The house was built circa 1860 for William Bell, son of the Brant Street shoemaker Robert Bell. Illustrated in "The Garden of Canada" (1902) p. 60, as "'Bellview House' - Residence of Mrs Bell, Freeman".
    image  1902,   The house was built circa 1860 for William Bell, son of the Brant Street shoemaker Robert Bell. Illustrated in "The Garden of Canada" (1902) p. 60, as "'Bellview House' - ...
    Burlington Historical Society
  • Plan of John Chisholm and Joseph Brant properties on the old channel and outlet, ca 1794
    Plan of John Chisholm and Joseph Brant properties on the old channel and outlet, ca 1794
    imagecomment  ca 1794     Drawn from a copy made after a plan owned by Mr F. Macklen, which he received from Mr [John] Chisholm in 1794. The original map, attributed to S. H. Ghent, is in the McMaster University Library Special Collections. Copies are held in the Map Room of the Geography Department, McMaster ...
    imagecomment  ca 1794   Drawn from a copy made after a plan owned by Mr F. Macklen, which he received from Mr [John] Chisholm in 1794. The original map, attributed to S. H. Ghent, ...
    Burlington Historical Society
  • Zimmerman Mills, ca 1900
    Zimmerman Mills, ca 1900
    image  ca 1900     "Zimmerman Mills East" handwritten at bottom left.
    image  ca 1900   "Zimmerman Mills East" handwritten at bottom left.
    Burlington Historical Society
  • The Lowville Mill, built in 1834 for James Cleaver, 1988
    The Lowville Mill, built in 1834 for James Cleaver, 1988
    image  November 1988     The Mill, built of local limestone in 1837 for "Squire" James Cleaver, was essential to the nineteeth-century development of the Village of Lowville. A fire in 1934 caused the four-storey mill to be reconstructed to its present form, as three storeys with a replacement roof. and new dormer windows An ...
    image  November 1988   The Mill, built of local limestone in 1837 for "Squire" James Cleaver, was essential to the nineteeth-century development of the Village of Lowville. A fire in 1934 caused the four-storey ...
    Burlington Historical Society
  • Burlington Beach Canal, early 1900's
    Burlington Beach Canal, early 1900's
    image  early 1900s     This is a photocopy of an image in the Joseph Brant Museum.
    image  early 1900s   This is a photocopy of an image in the Joseph Brant Museum.
    Burlington Historical Society
  • Burlington Bay Canal and boardwalk, ca 1900
    Burlington Bay Canal and boardwalk, ca 1900
    image  ca 1900     This is a copy of a print in the Hamilton Public Library Local History and Archives.
    image  ca 1900   This is a copy of a print in the Hamilton Public Library Local History and Archives.
    Burlington Historical Society
  • "Incident on Burlington Bay", horses, wagondriver breaking through the ice, ca 1900
    "Incident on Burlington Bay", horses, wagondriver breaking through the ice, ca 1900
    image  ca 1890     This is a copy of a print in the Hamilton Public Library Local History and Archive collection.
    image  ca 1890   This is a copy of a print in the Hamilton Public Library Local History and Archive collection.
    Burlington Historical Society
  • Winter sport on Hamilton Harbour, 1863
    Winter sport on Hamilton Harbour, 1863
    image  1863     This is a copy of a print in the Hamilton Public Library Local History and Archive.This image is an illustration in Ivan S. Brookes, Hamilton Harbour, 1826 - 1901.In Burlington: Memories of Pioneer Days, this image is mis-identified as "Wellington Square from the Water".
    image  1863   This is a copy of a print in the Hamilton Public Library Local History and Archive.This image is an illustration in Ivan S. Brookes, Hamilton Harbour, 1826 - 1901.In Burlington: ...
    Burlington Historical Society
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