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  • Map of Almas family farms, redrawn ca 1992
    Map of Almas family farms, redrawn ca 1992
    image  ca 1992     Redrawn by Alan G. Hall, ca 1992 from an annotated map supplied by Paul Almas (see Reverse image).Al Hall (1923 - 2008) and his wife Hazel were active volunteers with the BHS after his retirement. He served as Surveyor for the City of Burlington from 1964 to 1987.
    image  ca 1992   Redrawn by Alan G. Hall, ca 1992 from an annotated map supplied by Paul Almas (see Reverse image).Al Hall (1923 - 2008) and his wife Hazel were active volunteers with ...
    Burlington Historical Society
  • Rock Cutting, Dundas Street (Provincial Highway 5), Nelson Township, 1926, view 4
    Rock Cutting, Dundas Street (Provincial Highway 5), Nelson Township, 1926, view 4
    image  1926     A photocopy from a page of a company calendar produced for the Franceschini family construction company of Hamilton. The pictures were saved from a calendar presented to Mrs F. Featherstone (who lived on Dundas Street) by the Franceschini family. Her daughter Mrs H. Bell loaned them for copying.The images show ...
    image  1926   A photocopy from a page of a company calendar produced for the Franceschini family construction company of Hamilton. The pictures were saved from a calendar presented to Mrs F. Featherstone ...
    Burlington Historical Society
  • Burlington citizens queuing up to see the McNichol "Shore Acres" mansion, 4252 Lakeshore Road, 1991
    Burlington citizens queuing up to see the McNichol "Shore Acres" mansion, 4252 Lakeshore Road, 1991
    image  November 1991     Built in 1930 for Edythe Birge MacKay, the daughter and heir of Cyrus Birge, one of the founding board members of the Canadian Steel Company (later Stelco), who died the previous year.In November 1990 the 14-acre estate was purchased by the City Of Burlington for use as a public park. ...
    image  November 1991   Built in 1930 for Edythe Birge MacKay, the daughter and heir of Cyrus Birge, one of the founding board members of the Canadian Steel Company (later Stelco), who died the ...
    Burlington Historical Society
  • Glenwood School, 1947
    Glenwood School, 1947
    image  1947     Written in ink on the brochure: "Opened Sept. 1947 / Demolished [different ink] 1978"
    image  1947   Written in ink on the brochure: "Opened Sept. 1947 / Demolished [different ink] 1978"
    Burlington Historical Society
  • St. Luke's Anglican Church, 1370 Ontario Street, ca 1900
    St. Luke's Anglican Church, 1370 Ontario Street, ca 1900
    image  ca 1900     St Luke's Anglican Church, built in 1834, was the first church in Wellington Square. The land, part of Brant's Block, was donated jointly by Augustus Bates and Elizabeth Brant Kerr, and is said to have been a sacred native burial ground. The cemetery predates the church by a few years.Originally ...
    image  ca 1900   St Luke's Anglican Church, built in 1834, was the first church in Wellington Square. The land, part of Brant's Block, was donated jointly by Augustus Bates and Elizabeth Brant Kerr, ...
    Burlington Historical Society
  • "View from Brant Inn, Burlington, Ont." ca 1930
    "View from Brant Inn, Burlington, Ont." ca 1930
    imagecomment  ca 1930,     This was the Annex built in "Dutch barn" style by A. B. Coleman, after the original Brant Inn Country Club was destroyed by fire in 1925.
    imagecomment  ca 1930,   This was the Annex built in "Dutch barn" style by A. B. Coleman, after the original Brant Inn Country Club was destroyed by fire in 1925.
    Burlington Historical Society
  • Sidewalk, fence and street lamp, downtown Burlington ca 1900
    Sidewalk, fence and street lamp, downtown Burlington ca 1900
    image  ca 1900,    
    image  ca 1900,  
    Burlington Historical Society
  • Ellis Hughes Cleaver, Ivan Cleaver, E. Hughes Cleaver Jr. in uniform,  ca 1917
    Ellis Hughes Cleaver, Ivan Cleaver, E. Hughes Cleaver Jr. in uniform, ca 1917
    image  ca 1917,     Hughes Cleaver, son of E.H., became Reeve of Burlington in 1918-1919 and mayor in 1920.
    image  ca 1917,   Hughes Cleaver, son of E.H., became Reeve of Burlington in 1918-1919 and mayor in 1920.
    Burlington Historical Society
  • Hughes Cleaver, Halton MP, 1935 - 1953
    Hughes Cleaver, Halton MP, 1935 - 1953
    image  ca 1960,     A photocopy of an image in the Joseph Brant Museum.Hughes Cleaver was Chairman of the Banking Commerce committee for 10 years, chaired the War Expenses committee in the last 2 years of the Second World War, and also chaired the Government-owned railroad and Trans-Canada Airline committee.
    image  ca 1960,   A photocopy of an image in the Joseph Brant Museum.Hughes Cleaver was Chairman of the Banking Commerce committee for 10 years, chaired the War Expenses committee in the last 2 ...
    Burlington Historical Society
  • William and Barbara Pickett (centre) standing between Keitha (née Pickett) and George S. Henry in front of the Pickett Octagonal House, now 6103 Guelph Line, 1933
    William and Barbara Pickett (centre) standing between Keitha (née Pickett) and George S. Henry in front of the Pickett Octagonal House, now 6103 Guelph Line, 1933
    image  1933,     Photographed on the occasion of William and Barbara's 60th Anniversary. William was the son of Thomas E. and Anna Catherine (nee Smith) Pickett.George S. Henry was Premier of Ontario from December 1930 to July 1934.
    image  1933,   Photographed on the occasion of William and Barbara's 60th Anniversary. William was the son of Thomas E. and Anna Catherine (nee Smith) Pickett.George S. Henry was Premier of Ontario from ...
    Burlington Historical Society
  • Art Kemp, President of Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers' Association presenting proceeds from apple sales to young St. John's Ambulance trainees, ca 1964
    Art Kemp, President of Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers' Association presenting proceeds from apple sales to young St. John's Ambulance trainees, ca 1964
    image  ca 1964,    
    image  ca 1964,  
    Burlington Historical Society
  • The Estaminet Restaurant, 2084 Lakeshore Road, ca 1920s
    The Estaminet Restaurant, 2084 Lakeshore Road, ca 1920s
    imagecomment  ca 1920s     Opened in 1919 by GeorgeEmma Byrens, operated by them with great success and reputation until 1952; then bought by Reginald Cooper, who retired in 1963; his son Brian Cooper enlarged it."Estaminet" is a French term for a modest café or bistro, especially in Flanders and the region of Picardie and ...
    imagecomment  ca 1920s   Opened in 1919 by GeorgeEmma Byrens, operated by them with great success and reputation until 1952; then bought by Reginald Cooper, who retired in 1963; his son Brian Cooper enlarged ...
    Burlington Historical Society
  • Members of the Bridge Club on a summer weekend up north, ca 1940s
    Members of the Bridge Club on a summer weekend up north, ca 1940s
    image  1940s     Elgin Harris (1875 -1975) was editor and publisher of the Burlington Gazette.From Helen Langford's manuscript, "Growing up in Burlington 1928 - 1947" (1987)
    image  1940s   Elgin Harris (1875 -1975) was editor and publisher of the Burlington Gazette.From Helen Langford's manuscript, "Growing up in Burlington 1928 - 1947" (1987)
    Burlington Historical Society
  • Brant Inn fire, 1925
    Brant Inn fire, 1925
    image  1925    
    image  1925  
    Burlington Historical Society
  • Brant Inn fire, 1925
    Brant Inn fire, 1925
    image  1925    
    image  1925  
    Burlington Historical Society
  • Passenger car, Hamilton Radial Electric Railway Company
    Passenger car, Hamilton Radial Electric Railway Company
    image  ca 1920     Hamilton Radial was an interurban electric line that operated from July 1896 to January 5, 1929. The line ran from Hamilton via Wilson Street and Birch Avenue and the Beach Strip beside the hydro towers, up Maple Avenue from the Brant Inn to Elgin Street, then east to Lions Club ...
    image  ca 1920   Hamilton Radial was an interurban electric line that operated from July 1896 to January 5, 1929. The line ran from Hamilton via Wilson Street and Birch Avenue and the Beach ...
    Burlington Historical Society
  • Nelson Women's Institute in front of the Ireland house, ca 1910
    Nelson Women's Institute in front of the Ireland house, ca 1910
    image  ca 1910     "Nelson Women's Institute" inked in white, lower left; "1910 inked in white on the lower right margin.
    image  ca 1910   "Nelson Women's Institute" inked in white, lower left; "1910 inked in white on the lower right margin.
    Burlington Historical Society
  • Aerial view of Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital and Joseph Brant House Museum (left), ca 1966
    Aerial view of Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital and Joseph Brant House Museum (left), ca 1966
    image  ca 1966     Photocopy of an image in the Joseph Brant House Museum.
    image  ca 1966   Photocopy of an image in the Joseph Brant House Museum.
    Burlington Historical Society
  • Children at S.S. #5, Nelson, 1912
    Children at S.S. #5, Nelson, 1912
    image  1912     Names supplied by Margaret M. Hunter, 564 Burlington Avenue, on 15 January 1981. She recorded later marriages: Clarkson Sinclair m. Annie Brown; she, Margaret Sinclair, m. 1st Morley Robson (dec'd) and 2nd Elmer M. Hunter; Fern Law (dec'd) m. Parry; Ella Vivian m. Vern Peer; Nora Bell (dec'd) m. William ...
    image  1912   Names supplied by Margaret M. Hunter, 564 Burlington Avenue, on 15 January 1981. She recorded later marriages: Clarkson Sinclair m. Annie Brown; she, Margaret Sinclair, m. 1st Morley Robson (dec'd) ...
    Burlington Historical Society
  • Hearse,  Edgar Williamson funeral business, ca 1910
    Hearse, Edgar Williamson funeral business, ca 1910
    image  ca 1910     Written in pencil on the reverse: "Jewel Johnston (unintelligible word)Williamson's / Bill Johnston on top at back".
    image  ca 1910   Written in pencil on the reverse: "Jewel Johnston (unintelligible word)Williamson's / Bill Johnston on top at back".
    Burlington Historical Society
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