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  • The York Gazette- October 24, 1812.
    The York Gazette- October 24, 1812.
    publication  24 October 1812,     The York Gazette, York, Upper Canada was printed by John Cameron on October 24, 1812. The paper has various articles that describe events of the ongoing war including a letter found on an American Officer at the Gattle of Queenston Heights. Letters of recognition to and from Major General R.H. ...
    publication  24 October 1812,   The York Gazette, York, Upper Canada was printed by John Cameron on October 24, 1812. The paper has various articles that describe events of the ongoing war including a letter ...
    Niagara Historical Society Museum
    1812 History
  • History of the late war, between Great Britain and the United States of America
    History of the late war, between Great Britain and the United States of America
    textpublication  1832,     Written 15 years after the War of 1812's conclusion, this book was authored by David Thompson, late of the Royal Scots and printed by Thomas Sewell of Niagara. Sewell's printery was on the Market Square but he also owned property on Platoff Street.The full title of the book is "History ...
    textpublication  1832,   Written 15 years after the War of 1812's conclusion, this book was authored by David Thompson, late of the Royal Scots and printed by Thomas Sewell of Niagara. Sewell's printery ...
    Niagara Historical Society Museum
    1812 History
  • The Niagara Advance. Queen Edition.
    The Niagara Advance. Queen Edition.
    textimagepublication  "The Niagara Advance. Queen Edition.," Niagara Advance (Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada), 28 Jun 1973     ... Royal Highness smokes, but they do not object to smoking by the assembled...
    textimagepublication  "The Niagara Advance. Queen Edition.," Niagara Advance (Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada), 28 Jun 1973   ... Royal Highness smokes, but they do not object to smoking by the assembled...
    Niagara-on-the-Lake Public Library
  • They left their mark on Niagara. 15th annual Historical Issue of Niagara Advance.
    They left their mark on Niagara. 15th annual Historical Issue of Niagara Advance.
    textimagepublication  "They left their mark on Niagara. 15th annual Historical Issue of Niagara Advance.," Niagara Advance (Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada), Spring 1985     .... These include features and objects ranging from small outbuildings and pioneer...
    textimagepublication  "They left their mark on Niagara. 15th annual Historical Issue of Niagara Advance.," Niagara Advance (Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada), Spring 1985   .... These include features and objects ranging from small outbuildings and pioneer...
    Niagara-on-the-Lake Public Library
  • Military in Niagara. 10th annual Historical Issue of Niagara Advance.
    Military in Niagara. 10th annual Historical Issue of Niagara Advance.
    textimagepublication  Willis, Joan, Military in Niagara. 10th annual Historical Issue of Niagara Advance., "Military in Niagara. 10th annual Historical Issue of Niagara Advance.," Niagara Advance (Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada), Spring 1980     ..., violently objected. Blackbird argued that he was only trying to scare the Americans...
    textimagepublication  Willis, Joan, Military in Niagara. 10th annual Historical Issue of Niagara Advance., "Military in Niagara. 10th annual Historical Issue of Niagara Advance.," Niagara Advance (Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada), Spring 1980   ..., violently objected. Blackbird argued that he was only trying to scare the Americans...
    Niagara-on-the-Lake Public Library
  • Freel and Goring properties marked as two of seven bicentennial farms
    Freel and Goring properties marked as two of seven bicentennial farms
    textpublication  Meyers, Jim, Freel and Goring properties marked as two of seven bicentennial farms , "Freel and Goring properties marked as two of seven bicentennial farms ," St. Catharines Standard (St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada18910421), 1984     Article about two of the oldest farms in Niagara area, marked as two of seven bicentennial farms celebrated during Ontario's Bicentennial in 1984; with newspaper photograph: "NEW BICENTENNIAL FLAG PRESENTED TO NIAGARA FARMERS Margaret Birch, right, gives souvenir to Eileen and Henry Freel during ceremony"
    textpublication  Meyers, Jim, Freel and Goring properties marked as two of seven bicentennial farms , "Freel and Goring properties marked as two of seven bicentennial farms ," St. Catharines Standard (St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada18910421), 1984   Article about two of the oldest farms in Niagara area, marked as two of seven bicentennial farms celebrated during Ontario's Bicentennial in 1984; with newspaper photograph: "NEW BICENTENNIAL FLAG PRESENTED ...
    Niagara-on-the-Lake Public Library
  • Goring family has played important role in Niagara Township for over 100 years
    Goring family has played important role in Niagara Township for over 100 years
    textpublication  Huggins, Jean A. E. (1895-1989), Goring family has played important role in Niagara Township for over 100 years , "Goring family has played important role in Niagara Township for over 100 years ," St. Catharines Standard (St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada18910421), Sep 1956     Article "Goring family has played important role in Niagara Township for over 100 years" about one of the prominent families in Niagara region published in the local newspaper.
    textpublication  Huggins, Jean A. E. (1895-1989), Goring family has played important role in Niagara Township for over 100 years , "Goring family has played important role in Niagara Township for over 100 years ," St. Catharines Standard (St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada18910421), Sep 1956   Article "Goring family has played important role in Niagara Township for over 100 years" about one of the prominent families in Niagara region published in the local newspaper.
    Niagara-on-the-Lake Public Library
  • Niagara Chronicle
    Niagara Chronicle
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    St. Catharines Public Library
  • Margaret Stewart Sewing Sampler, 1811
    Margaret Stewart Sewing Sampler, 1811
    object  1811,     A sampler sewn by Margaret Stewart in 1811. The sampler measures 38cm x 90cm, and there is a dark green trim around the outside. The lettering on the sampler reads "Learning will stand you friend when riches fail and happy are those that attain it". The sampler is also inscribed ...
    object  1811,   A sampler sewn by Margaret Stewart in 1811. The sampler measures 38cm x 90cm, and there is a dark green trim around the outside. The lettering on the sampler reads ...
    Niagara Historical Society Museum
    1812 History
  • Blue and White China Platter- Catharine Currie
    Blue and White China Platter- Catharine Currie
    object  c1800,     This china platter features a blue and white estate scene and a decorative border. It is flat and oval shaped. This platter comes from the Catherine Currie Estate.
    object  c1800,   This china platter features a blue and white estate scene and a decorative border. It is flat and oval shaped. This platter comes from the Catherine Currie Estate.
    Niagara Historical Society Museum
    1812 History
  • Candle Mold
    Candle Mold
    object       This candle mold is made of both wood and pewter. There are eighteen pewter casings, set in a wooden-framed box, supported by two metal rods. There is also a loop across the top of the mold to tie wicks onto while the candles are setting.Candles would have been an important ...
    object     This candle mold is made of both wood and pewter. There are eighteen pewter casings, set in a wooden-framed box, supported by two metal rods. There is also a loop ...
    Niagara Historical Society Museum
    1812 History
  • Candle Lantern
    Candle Lantern
    object  c1800,     ... provide insight into the objects used during the War of 1812....
    object  c1800,   ... provide insight into the objects used during the War of 1812....
    Niagara Historical Society Museum
    1812 History
  • Cross Belt Plate- 49th Regiment of Foot
    Cross Belt Plate- 49th Regiment of Foot
    object       This brass cross belt plate is oval shaped and stamped with a "49". This number symbolizes the 49th Regiment of Foot, the Royal Hertfordshires. The 49th Regiment is perhaps the most well known of those who fought in the War of 1812. The 49th first came to Canada in 1803 ...
    object     This brass cross belt plate is oval shaped and stamped with a "49". This number symbolizes the 49th Regiment of Foot, the Royal Hertfordshires. The 49th Regiment is perhaps the ...
    Niagara Historical Society Museum
    1812 History
  • Cross Belt Plate- Royal Newfoundland Regiment
    Cross Belt Plate- Royal Newfoundland Regiment
    object       This is an oblong, convex brass plate for a soldier's cross belt from 1803-1812. It is stamped with the cipher "GR" and "Royal Newfoundland Regiment". This regiment served in Niagara during the War of 1812 and were present for the attack on Fort George in May 1813. The Royal Newfoundland ...
    object     This is an oblong, convex brass plate for a soldier's cross belt from 1803-1812. It is stamped with the cipher "GR" and "Royal Newfoundland Regiment". This regiment served in Niagara ...
    Niagara Historical Society Museum
    1812 History
  • Cross Belt Plate- Regiment de. Watteville
    Cross Belt Plate- Regiment de. Watteville
    object       This rectangular bass plate is stamped with a crown and "GR" cipher with an inscription: "MAIDA" (above crown) and "Reg. de. Watteville" (below cipher). This item is from a cross belt of a uniform of a Regiment of Swiss mercenaries in the British Service, possibly led by Lieutenant Colonel Victor ...
    object     This rectangular bass plate is stamped with a crown and "GR" cipher with an inscription: "MAIDA" (above crown) and "Reg. de. Watteville" (below cipher). This item is from a cross ...
    Niagara Historical Society Museum
    1812 History
  • 18th Century Military Officer's Sash
    18th Century Military Officer's Sash
    object       This an eighteenth century officer's woven silk maroon sash with tassels on the ends.
    object     This an eighteenth century officer's woven silk maroon sash with tassels on the ends.
    Niagara Historical Society Museum
    1812 History
  • Cross Belt Plate- Glengarry Light Infantry Fencibles
    Cross Belt Plate- Glengarry Light Infantry Fencibles
    object       This brass cross belt plate was fashioned to represent the Glengarry Light Infantry Fencibles. The rectangular plate is stamped with the initials "GLI" and the number one for 1st Battalion. There is also a thistle motif stamped in the centre. Raised in December of 1811, the Glengarry Light Infantry was ...
    object     This brass cross belt plate was fashioned to represent the Glengarry Light Infantry Fencibles. The rectangular plate is stamped with the initials "GLI" and the number one for 1st Battalion. ...
    Niagara Historical Society Museum
    1812 History
  • Cross Belt Plate- 41st Regiment of Foot
    Cross Belt Plate- 41st Regiment of Foot
    object       This brass cross belt plate is stamped "41" and a crown which was created to represent the Forty-first Regiment of Foot, also known as the Welsh Regiment.The first battalion came to Canada from Ireland in 1800. Its services were at Detroit, Queenston, Miami, Frenchtown, Fort George, Stoney Creek, Fort Stephenson, ...
    object     This brass cross belt plate is stamped "41" and a crown which was created to represent the Forty-first Regiment of Foot, also known as the Welsh Regiment.The first battalion came ...
    Niagara Historical Society Museum
    1812 History
  • Military Shako Plume
    Military Shako Plume
    object  c. 1812,     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, ...
    object  c. 1812,   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 ...
    Niagara Historical Society Museum
    1812 History
  • British Stove Pipe Shako Plate
    British Stove Pipe Shako Plate
    object       This is a regulation issue plate for a stove pipe shako that was supplied to infantry regulars between 1803 and 1812. There is a Hanoverian crown on the crest with a "GR" cipher surrounded by a Garter containing the motto of the Royal family. The motto is "Honi soit qui ...
    object     This is a regulation issue plate for a stove pipe shako that was supplied to infantry regulars between 1803 and 1812. There is a Hanoverian crown on the crest with ...
    Niagara Historical Society Museum
    1812 History
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