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  • Abraham Neff Photograph
    Abraham Neff Photograph
    imagecomment  c.1860,     A photo of Abraham P. Neff (December 7, 1802- December 16, 1874) wearing traditional Mennonite clothing. He was 10 years old when Michael Graybiel made the bellows for his father Peter Neff in 1812 to begin the Neff metal-working tradition. Abraham came form a Mennonite family of strong faith who ...
    imagecomment  c.1860,   A photo of Abraham P. Neff (December 7, 1802- December 16, 1874) wearing traditional Mennonite clothing. He was 10 years old when Michael Graybiel made the bellows for his father ...
    Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum
    1812 History
  • James Fortier Photograph- Fort Detroit Medal
    James Fortier Photograph- Fort Detroit Medal
    image  c.1860,     A copy of an original photo of James Fortier (April 10, 1792- January 11, 1865) wearing a medal that was awarded in 1849 for his participation at the Battle of Fort Detroit under Major General Sir Isaac Brock. He was also in charge of a gun boat that captured the ...
    image  c.1860,   A copy of an original photo of James Fortier (April 10, 1792- January 11, 1865) wearing a medal that was awarded in 1849 for his participation at the Battle of ...
    Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum
    1812 History
  • Eve Neff (nee Sherk) photograph
    Eve Neff (nee Sherk) photograph
    image  1898,     A black and white photo of Eve Sherk Neff, dressed as a Mennonite, standing with her right hand on a well pump and a screen door behind her. The photo is on a buff matte and is surrounded by a black matte. On the back is written "Aunt Margaret from ...
    image  1898,   A black and white photo of Eve Sherk Neff, dressed as a Mennonite, standing with her right hand on a well pump and a screen door behind her. The photo ...
    Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum
    1812 History
  • Lt. David Morgan's Cabin Photograph
    Lt. David Morgan's Cabin Photograph
    image       This is a photo of Morgan Cabin that was owned by Lieutenant David Morgan. Chief (Major) John Norton was known to have visited this cabin in April 28, 1809; before becoming an important First Nations officer in the War of 1812. Norton wrote of his visit in his Journal as ...
    image     This is a photo of Morgan Cabin that was owned by Lieutenant David Morgan. Chief (Major) John Norton was known to have visited this cabin in April 28, 1809; before ...
    Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum
    1812 History
  • Christian Zavitz, Jr. Log cabin
    Christian Zavitz, Jr. Log cabin
    image  1967,     A photo of Christian Zavitz, Jr.'s log cabin from the "Port Colborne News", Second Section, Centennial Edition, Page 9B, August 1967. The cabin was located where the eastern part of Oakwood Cemetery is today in the Wainfleet Township. In late 1814, it was believed to have been looted by American ...
    image  1967,   A photo of Christian Zavitz, Jr.'s log cabin from the "Port Colborne News", Second Section, Centennial Edition, Page 9B, August 1967. The cabin was located where the eastern part of ...
    Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum
    1812 History
  • Zavitz Family Mill- Port Colborne, c.1800
    Zavitz Family Mill- Port Colborne, c.1800
    image  1880,     A photo of Zavitz Mill standing beside the sand dunes which were once located there. The mill was built by Christian Zavitz and was operated by his son, Jesse, at the Lake Shore outlet of the Mill Pond (Eagle Marsh Drain at Gravelly Bay in Port Colborne) from 1780-1830. It ...
    image  1880,   A photo of Zavitz Mill standing beside the sand dunes which were once located there. The mill was built by Christian Zavitz and was operated by his son, Jesse, at ...
    Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum
    1812 History
  • Oil Painting of Gravelly Bay and Sugarloaf Hill in Port Colborne
    Oil Painting of Gravelly Bay and Sugarloaf Hill in Port Colborne
    image  1875,     An oil painting of Gravelly Bay and Sugarloaf Hill in Port Colborne. It is most likely a view taken from near Tennessee Avenue and Steele Street. The War of 1812 Veteran "Big John Steele", John Steele's log Tavern Inn, built 1824, is in the forground and Christian Zavitz's log home ...
    image  1875,   An oil painting of Gravelly Bay and Sugarloaf Hill in Port Colborne. It is most likely a view taken from near Tennessee Avenue and Steele Street. The War of 1812 ...
    Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum
    1812 History
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