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  • Abraham Laing's Lead Bucket and Metal Ladle
    Abraham Laing's Lead Bucket and Metal Ladle
    objectcomment  1797,     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  1797,   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 ...
    Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum
    1812 History
  • Powder flaskstopper
    Powder flaskstopper
    object  c. 1800,     A hand-made powder horn, dated approximately 1800, that is believed to have existed since 1790. Both the flask and the stopper are made wood.For more information, read "'Scruples of Conscience': The War of 1812 in the Sugarloaf Settlement" by Donald G. Anger, the Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum.In Memory ...
    object  c. 1800,   A hand-made powder horn, dated approximately 1800, that is believed to have existed since 1790. Both the flask and the stopper are made wood.For more information, read "'Scruples of Conscience': ...
    Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum
    1812 History
  • Large Copper Powder Flask
    Large Copper Powder Flask
    object  c. 1800,     This large copper powder flask has a brass rim and spout at the top. Below the spout is marked "DixonSons", the Manufacturer. The spout is marked: "DRAMS 4 1/2 4 1/2 4 3 3/4 3 1/2. Below the spout is a lever to open. There are also four small rings ...
    object  c. 1800,   This large copper powder flask has a brass rim and spout at the top. Below the spout is marked "DixonSons", the Manufacturer. The spout is marked: "DRAMS 4 1/2 4 ...
    Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum
    1812 History
  • Powder flask
    Powder flask
    object  c. 1800,     A small copper flask that was presumably used for gun powder. There is a brass rim at the opening and a metal lever to open it. The design on the face is the same on both sides: Trees, a hunter and a dog.For more information, read "'Scruples of Conscience': The ...
    object  c. 1800,   A small copper flask that was presumably used for gun powder. There is a brass rim at the opening and a metal lever to open it. The design on the ...
    Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum
    1812 History
  • Zavitz Mill Stone
    Zavitz Mill Stone
    object  c. 1790,     A mill stone from the Zavitz Mill located near the Eagle Marsh Drain (western end of Tennessee Avenue and Lakeshore Road in Port Colborne). The Zavitz Mill was one of the first mills in the southern end of the Niagara Peninsula. Another stone is located near the Port Colborne Hospital ...
    object  c. 1790,   A mill stone from the Zavitz Mill located near the Eagle Marsh Drain (western end of Tennessee Avenue and Lakeshore Road in Port Colborne). The Zavitz Mill was one of ...
    Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum
    1812 History
  • Cannonballs- C.1812
    Cannonballs- C.1812
    object  c. 1812,     This set of four cannonballs were found at Gravelly Bay in Port Colborne. It is believed that the cannonballs were found here because of their proximity to Zavitz Mill. During the war, the mill would most likely have been protected with one or more cannons against possible marine attacks or ...
    object  c. 1812,   This set of four cannonballs were found at Gravelly Bay in Port Colborne. It is believed that the cannonballs were found here because of their proximity to Zavitz Mill. During ...
    Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum
    1812 History
  • Cannonball- C. 1812
    Cannonball- C. 1812
    object  c. 1812,     Cannonball that was found at the south end of Elm Street, near the lake, in Port Colborne. It is believed that military stores and munitions were often kept in the Sugar Loaf area and would be quickly buried or secreted to prevent their seizure by advancing American troops. This was ...
    object  c. 1812,   Cannonball that was found at the south end of Elm Street, near the lake, in Port Colborne. It is believed that military stores and munitions were often kept in the ...
    Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum
    1812 History
  • Cannonballs- C. 1812
    Cannonballs- C. 1812
    object  c. 1812,     Two cannonballs, one smaller and lopsided was found in a backyard on Catharine Street in Port Colborne and the other larger one was found elsewhere in the city. It is believed that military stores and munitions were often kept in the Sugar Loaf area and would be quickly buried or ...
    object  c. 1812,   Two cannonballs, one smaller and lopsided was found in a backyard on Catharine Street in Port Colborne and the other larger one was found elsewhere in the city. It is ...
    Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum
    1812 History
  • Musket Balls- c. 1812
    Musket Balls- c. 1812
    object  c. 1812,     These five musket balls were found on Nickel beach at a home on Lakeshore Road East, Port Colborne Ontario. It is believed that during the War of 1812 many military stores and munitions were secreted or buried in haste to prevent their seizure by advancing American troops. This would most ...
    object  c. 1812,   These five musket balls were found on Nickel beach at a home on Lakeshore Road East, Port Colborne Ontario. It is believed that during the War of 1812 many military ...
    Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum
    1812 History
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