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  • Baptist Picnic, Burt's Grove, June 19 1909
    Baptist Picnic, Burt's Grove, June 19 1909
    Image       This photograph shows a church picnic in Burt's Grove, a mile north of Paris. At one time, a trolley line ran through this area. The area was popular for church picnics. Members of the Crouse family are likely in this image. Ted Wallace has provided information on the location of …
    Image     This photograph shows a church picnic in Burt's Grove, a mile north of Paris. At one time, a trolley line ran through this area. The area was popular for church …
    County of Brant Public Library
  • Lithograph View of the Lower Town, c. 1870s
    Lithograph View of the Lower Town, c. 1870s
    Image       This lithograph, based on a painting by "Rev. M. A. F.," depicts the downtown area of Paris as it existed in the 1870s along with the Grand River and its bridges. It was originally published in the October 26, 1872 edition of the Canadian Illustrated News. Some time later, a …
    Image     This lithograph, based on a painting by "Rev. M. A. F.," depicts the downtown area of Paris as it existed in the 1870s along with the Grand River and its …
  • Parade on East Side of River St, late 1800s
    Parade on East Side of River St, late 1800s
    Image       According to the inscription on the matte, it was taken before the fire and is dated before 1900.
    Image     According to the inscription on the matte, it was taken before the fire and is dated before 1900.
  • View East out William St on Grand River
    View East out William St on Grand River
    ImageText       This photograph depicts William Street opening out onto Grand River Street, with a view of the Gore Hotel and a bookstore. A cow and a public pump are visible on William Street. This image was printed on page 110 of At the Forks of the Grand: Volume I by D. …
    ImageText     This photograph depicts William Street opening out onto Grand River Street, with a view of the Gore Hotel and a bookstore. A cow and a public pump are visible on …
  • View of Nith River Bridge
    View of Nith River Bridge
    Image       This photograph depicts a bridge across the Nith River; it may be the section at the end of William Street leading to what is now Lions Park. A man is standing at the side of the street reading a book.
    Image     This photograph depicts a bridge across the Nith River; it may be the section at the end of William Street leading to what is now Lions Park. A man is …
  • Portrait of Hiram Capron
    Portrait of Hiram Capron
    Image       This portrait of Hiram Capron was painted by Robert Whale circa 1852. The original is on display at the Paris Museum and Historical Society.
    Image     This portrait of Hiram Capron was painted by Robert Whale circa 1852. The original is on display at the Paris Museum and Historical Society.
  • Portrait of Mary De Long Capron
    Portrait of Mary De Long Capron
    Image       This portrait of Mary De Long Capron was painted by Robert Whale circa 1852. The original is on display at the Paris Museum and Historical Society.
    Image     This portrait of Mary De Long Capron was painted by Robert Whale circa 1852. The original is on display at the Paris Museum and Historical Society.
  • Looking Down Broadway St. from Station Hill
    Looking Down Broadway St. from Station Hill
    ImageText       This photograph, taken near the railway station at the top of Broadway Street, depicts the road going down the hill. Two horse-carts can be seen, along with a cart at the side of the road. The original print of this photograph is badly faded. A contrast-enhanced black and white version …
    ImageText     This photograph, taken near the railway station at the top of Broadway Street, depicts the road going down the hill. Two horse-carts can be seen, along with a cart at …
  • Construction Workers on site at Grand River Street
    Construction Workers on site at Grand River Street
    Image       This photograph depicts a set of construction workers with equipment at a construction site on Grand River Street. Advertisements visible in this photograph include P. Buckley Hardware; Garland Stoves; Rice and Harvey Show; Surprise Soap.
    Image     This photograph depicts a set of construction workers with equipment at a construction site on Grand River Street. Advertisements visible in this photograph include P. Buckley Hardware; Garland Stoves; Rice …
  • View of Paris, Ont. from King St.
    View of Paris, Ont. from King St.
    ImageText       This photograph depicts a wide view Paris as seen from King Street. It shows the downtown Grand River Street area, with the office of the Paris Star visible, along with the Grand River and the bridges crossing it.
    ImageText     This photograph depicts a wide view Paris as seen from King Street. It shows the downtown Grand River Street area, with the office of the Paris Star visible, along with …
  • Abstract of Title Deeds to Hiram Capron's Properties, 1866
    Abstract of Title Deeds to Hiram Capron's Properties, 1866
    TextImage       This handwritten abstract of title contains a brief transactional history of the ownership of the land which, at the time this was written in 1866, belonged to Hiram Capron.
    TextImage     This handwritten abstract of title contains a brief transactional history of the ownership of the land which, at the time this was written in 1866, belonged to Hiram Capron.
  • Colourized Lithograph View of the Lower Town, c. 1870s
    Colourized Lithograph View of the Lower Town, c. 1870s
    Image       This lithograph, based on a painting by "Rev. M. A. F.," depicts the downtown area of Paris as it existed in the 1870s along with the Grand River and its bridges. It was originally published in the October 26, 1872 edition of the Canadian Illustrated News. This copy is one …
    Image     This lithograph, based on a painting by "Rev. M. A. F.," depicts the downtown area of Paris as it existed in the 1870s along with the Grand River and its …
  • The Paris Star, February 11, 1852
    The Paris Star, February 11, 1852
    Textcomment  The Paris Star (Paris, Ontario: The Paris Star), 11 Feb 1852     This issue of The Paris Star is from Wednesday, February 11, 1852; it is one of the oldest surviving complete issues of this newspaper. Many of its issues prior to 1900 were destroyed in a flood at the Star's headquarters. This online edition was scanned from a reprinted edition created …
    Textcomment  The Paris Star (Paris, Ontario: The Paris Star), 11 Feb 1852   This issue of The Paris Star is from Wednesday, February 11, 1852; it is one of the oldest surviving complete issues of this newspaper. Many of its issues prior to …
  • 1867 Rough Draft of Letter from Hiram Capron Protesting the Deterioration of the William Street Bridge
    1867 Rough Draft of Letter from Hiram Capron Protesting the Deterioration of the William Street Bridge
    TextImage       In this rough draft of a letter written to the mayor and corporation of Paris, Capron complains about the poor condition of the William Street bridge crossing Smiths Creek. Because the bridge was significantly decaying, Capron was concerned for the safety of his cattle and teams, which crossed the bridge …
    TextImage     In this rough draft of a letter written to the mayor and corporation of Paris, Capron complains about the poor condition of the William Street bridge crossing Smiths Creek. Because …
  • Mortgage Between Hiram Capron, Thomas Clark and Samuel Street
    Mortgage Between Hiram Capron, Thomas Clark and Samuel Street
    TextImage       The original date of signing was January 4th, 1832, but the cover also includes a memorial of this indenture by Racey, dated July 17th, 1834.
    TextImage     The original date of signing was January 4th, 1832, but the cover also includes a memorial of this indenture by Racey, dated July 17th, 1834.
  • St. James Anglican Church in Paris, Ontario
    St. James Anglican Church in Paris, Ontario
    Imagecomment       Condition: Copy is good.
    Imagecomment     Condition: Copy is good.
    St. Marys Museum
  • Indenture Between The Great Western Railway Company and Hiram Capron
    Indenture Between The Great Western Railway Company and Hiram Capron
    TextImage       This land indenture documents an agreement between Capron and the Great Western Railway Company. This is not the first agreement between Capron and the Great Western Railway company; an earlier document was signed in 1848. Capron built a highway and sold several lots near the strip of land he had …
    TextImage     This land indenture documents an agreement between Capron and the Great Western Railway Company. This is not the first agreement between Capron and the Great Western Railway company; an earlier …
  • Hiram Capron's Stone House
    Hiram Capron's Stone House
    Imagemystery       Because this photograph depicts the house in complete form, it cannot have been taken before 1848.
    Imagemystery     Because this photograph depicts the house in complete form, it cannot have been taken before 1848.
  • St. Marys and Paris, Ontario
    St. Marys and Paris, Ontario
    Image       Condition: Pasted to corrugated cardboard. Okay condition. Some staining and dirt (Paris photo pasted on as well is in poor condition and is browned badly).
    Image     Condition: Pasted to corrugated cardboard. Okay condition. Some staining and dirt (Paris photo pasted on as well is in poor condition and is browned badly).
    St. Marys Museum
  • Unidentified Man on Tractor at the Paris Fall Fair, Paris, ON
    Unidentified Man on Tractor at the Paris Fall Fair, Paris, ON
    Imagemystery       IHC catalogue number: 3624
    Imagemystery     IHC catalogue number: 3624
    McLaughlin Library ASC: Agricultural, Rural, & Scottish Images
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