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  • Levi Boughton House
    Levi Boughton House
    imagetext       Summary The land on which the Levi Boughton house can be found was purchased in 1844 from Thomas Coleman and his wife. Boughton was the primary builder of the famous cobblestone houses located in and around Paris. He came to Paris from Albany, New York, and lived in the town ...
    imagetext     Summary The land on which the Levi Boughton house can be found was purchased in 1844 from Thomas Coleman and his wife. Boughton was the primary builder of the famous ...
    County of Brant Public Library
    Paris Museum and Historical Society
  • Photograph of Hamilton Place c.1892
    Photograph of Hamilton Place c.1892
    imagetext       2 col newspaper cut Hamilton Place Home of Paul Wickson the artist circa 1892
    imagetext     2 col newspaper cut Hamilton Place Home of Paul Wickson the artist circa 1892
    County of Brant Public Library
    Paris Museum and Historical Society
  • Photograph of Hamilton Place
    Photograph of Hamilton Place
    imagetext       This item is a photograph of Hamilton Place, located in Paris. The stone fence that runs along Grand River St. N. on either side of Hamilton Court can be seen in this photo. The date this photograph was taken is unknown. For an in-depth description please view the record located ...
    imagetext     This item is a photograph of Hamilton Place, located in Paris. The stone fence that runs along Grand River St. N. on either side of Hamilton Court can be seen ...
    County of Brant Public Library
    Paris Museum and Historical Society
  • Letter from Paul Wickson to the Public Library Board
    Letter from Paul Wickson to the Public Library Board
    textimage       This item is a letter addressed to members of the Public Library Board from artist Paul Wickson, a former resident of Hamilton Place. In the letter Mr. Wickson requests that the Board repay a loan that he provided them. The letter is dated June 15th, 1913 and includes a "Hamilton ...
    textimage     This item is a letter addressed to members of the Public Library Board from artist Paul Wickson, a former resident of Hamilton Place. In the letter Mr. Wickson requests that ...
    County of Brant Public Library
    Paris Museum and Historical Society
  • Letter from Franklin Smoke to Thomas McCosh
    Letter from Franklin Smoke to Thomas McCosh
    textimage       This item is the first page of a letter addressed to Thomas McCosh, the Town Clerk for Paris, from Franklin Smoke on behalf of Paul Wickson, a former resident of Hamilton Place. In the letter Mr. Wickson takes exception to the possibility of a sidewalk being laid any further south ...
    textimage     This item is the first page of a letter addressed to Thomas McCosh, the Town Clerk for Paris, from Franklin Smoke on behalf of Paul Wickson, a former resident of ...
    County of Brant Public Library
    Paris Museum and Historical Society
  • Postcard featuring the Charles Mitchell House
    Postcard featuring the Charles Mitchell House
    imagetext       PPL gift of Mr. Shelden Smoke's son Don't forget this Cobblestone [Illegible] [Illegible] come from all over J. Smoke Esq Barrister Paris Cobblestone House
    imagetext     PPL gift of Mr. Shelden Smoke's son Don't forget this Cobblestone [Illegible] [Illegible] come from all over J. Smoke Esq Barrister Paris Cobblestone House
    County of Brant Public Library
    Paris Museum and Historical Society
  • Charles Mitchell House
    Charles Mitchell House
    imagetext       Summary With construction beginning in 1842, the Charles Mitchell House is one of the renowned cobblestone buildings in Paris constructed by Levi Boughton. The house is a great example of Greek Revival-style architecture. Numerous people have lived in the house after Mr. Mitchell moved to his farm in Blenheim Township ...
    imagetext     Summary With construction beginning in 1842, the Charles Mitchell House is one of the renowned cobblestone buildings in Paris constructed by Levi Boughton. The house is a great example of ...
    County of Brant Public Library
    Paris Museum and Historical Society
  • Dr. Sowden House
    Dr. Sowden House
    imagetext       Summary The Sowden House was the home and office of Dr. Sowden, an early doctor. The original home was built in the distinctive cobblestone style, though it has a recent addition in a more modern style. It is currently owned by Roger Moriarity. It acted as a combination living space ...
    imagetext     Summary The Sowden House was the home and office of Dr. Sowden, an early doctor. The original home was built in the distinctive cobblestone style, though it has a recent ...
    County of Brant Public Library
    Paris Museum and Historical Society
  • James Waldron "Wally" Creeden
    James Waldron "Wally" Creeden
    imagetext       Born on 4 February 1922, James "Wally" Waldron was the eldest of three and oldest son of James W. and Elsie E. Creeden on Paris, Ontario. Wally enlisted in the Royal Canadian Air Force, and became one of the youngest men to earn his pilot wings at the age of ...
    imagetext     Born on 4 February 1922, James "Wally" Waldron was the eldest of three and oldest son of James W. and Elsie E. Creeden on Paris, Ontario. Wally enlisted in the ...
    County of Brant Public Library
    Paris Museum and Historical Society
  • Paris 1915 Military Collage
    Paris 1915 Military Collage
    imagetext       A collage of 66 vignettes of men in World War I military uniforms with their name listed below. In the centre "1915 Paris" is flanked by two crossed Union Jacks. The collage is signed on the bottom right corner "C. Plomby Paris". Name of individuals listed from the top row ...
    imagetext     A collage of 66 vignettes of men in World War I military uniforms with their name listed below. In the centre "1915 Paris" is flanked by two crossed Union Jacks. ...
    County of Brant Public Library
    Paris Museum and Historical Society
  • Remembrance Day Ceremony, c. 1935
    Remembrance Day Ceremony, c. 1935
    imagetextmystery       Remembrance Day Ceremony, c. 1935
    imagetextmystery     Remembrance Day Ceremony, c. 1935
    County of Brant Public Library
    Paris Museum and Historical Society
  • Pupils watching a military parade about 1942
    Pupils watching a military parade about 1942
    imagetextmystery       Pupils watching a military parade about 1942. D.A. Smith.
    imagetextmystery     Pupils watching a military parade about 1942. D.A. Smith.
    County of Brant Public Library
    Paris Museum and Historical Society
  • V. E. morning in Paris, 1945
    V. E. morning in Paris, 1945
    imagetext       V. E. morning in Paris, 1945. Photo by D.L. Brontmier. Danny Pelton.
    imagetext     V. E. morning in Paris, 1945. Photo by D.L. Brontmier. Danny Pelton.
    County of Brant Public Library
    Paris Museum and Historical Society
  • Ceremony marking the end of World War 2, May, 1945
    Ceremony marking the end of World War 2, May, 1945
    imagetext       Ceremony marking the end of World War 2, May, 1945. Negative and enlargement by D.A. Smith.
    imagetext     Ceremony marking the end of World War 2, May, 1945. Negative and enlargement by D.A. Smith.
    County of Brant Public Library
    Paris Museum and Historical Society
  • Welcome Home Party Oct 22. 1945
    Welcome Home Party Oct 22. 1945
    imagetextmystery       Paris Star Welcome Home Party Oct 22. 1945
    imagetextmystery     Paris Star Welcome Home Party Oct 22. 1945
    County of Brant Public Library
    Paris Museum and Historical Society
  • Remembrance Day, 1981
    Remembrance Day, 1981
    imagetext       Three black and white photographs depicting the Remembrance Day ceremony in Paris, Ontario, on 11 November 1981. 1999.0308.01: A crowd of children and adults standing at the corner of Grand River Street North and Mechanic Street in Paris, Ontario, facing towards the Paris Cenotaph. There are two rows of people: ...
    imagetext     Three black and white photographs depicting the Remembrance Day ceremony in Paris, Ontario, on 11 November 1981. 1999.0308.01: A crowd of children and adults standing at the corner of Grand ...
    County of Brant Public Library
    Paris Museum and Historical Society
  • Hamilton Place
    Hamilton Place
    imagetext       Summary Located in Paris, Hamilton Place is a three storey cobblestone building that was designed by Andrew J. Minney in the early 1840s. The house was first inhabited by Norman Hamilton, who oversaw endeavours in both gypsum mining and liquor distilling. After Norman's death, the house would later be inhabited ...
    imagetext     Summary Located in Paris, Hamilton Place is a three storey cobblestone building that was designed by Andrew J. Minney in the early 1840s. The house was first inhabited by Norman ...
    County of Brant Public Library
    Paris Museum and Historical Society
  • Paris Cadets Welcoming Baron Byng, 9 April 1922
    Paris Cadets Welcoming Baron Byng, 9 April 1922
    imagetext       The photograph is captioned "Awaiting the arrival of the gubernatorial train bearing the vice-regal couple, Baron and Lady Byng, April 9, 1922."
    imagetext     The photograph is captioned "Awaiting the arrival of the gubernatorial train bearing the vice-regal couple, Baron and Lady Byng, April 9, 1922."
    County of Brant Public Library
    Paris Museum and Historical Society
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