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  • War of 1812 Engravings: Fort George, Fort Niagara and Winfield Scott at Queenston
    War of 1812 Engravings: Fort George, Fort Niagara and Winfield Scott at Queenston
    Object       These are three engravings, most likely from a newspaper or other late 19th century literature, originally, and placed onto tiles. It is believed that they were taken from Winfield Scott's autobiography. They have been mounted onto a wooden plaque by the donor with the name of Ambrose Vannater(donor’s ancestor) inscribed ...
    Object     These are three engravings, most likely from a newspaper or other late 19th century literature, originally, and placed onto tiles. It is believed that they were taken from Winfield Scott's ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Historical Society Museum
  • American Regulation Issue Cavalry Sabre- c.1812
    American Regulation Issue Cavalry Sabre- c.1812
    Object       This is an American regulation issue cavalry sabre that has a “US” inscription on one side of the curved blade and an “N. Ward” inscription on the other. The sword is made of forged steel and features a leather covered handle. It was reported to have been taken from an ...
    Object     This is an American regulation issue cavalry sabre that has a “US” inscription on one side of the curved blade and an “N. Ward” inscription on the other. The sword ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Historical Society Museum
  • Brown Bess Socket Mount Bayonet
    Brown Bess Socket Mount Bayonet
    Object       This original Brown Bess socket mount bayonet is vintage War of 1812. It was purchased in the Niagara area and likely has a long local provenance.
    Object     This original Brown Bess socket mount bayonet is vintage War of 1812. It was purchased in the Niagara area and likely has a long local provenance.
    1812 History
    Brock University Archives
  • Personal Seals of Sir Isaac Brock
    Personal Seals of Sir Isaac Brock
    Object       Two orange coloured seals containing the impression of the personal seal of Sir Isaac Brock. The seal depicts a crest containing a lion in the upper portion and an eagle with its wings spread in the lower portion, which represent strength, clarity of vision and courage. Below the crest is ...
    Object     Two orange coloured seals containing the impression of the personal seal of Sir Isaac Brock. The seal depicts a crest containing a lion in the upper portion and an eagle ...
    1812 History
    Brock University Archives
  • Major General Brown, Niagara. Plate
    Major General Brown, Niagara. Plate
    Object       Major General Zac Brown was in charge of the crew of the Niagara during the Battle of Lake Erie.
    Object     Major General Zac Brown was in charge of the crew of the Niagara during the Battle of Lake Erie.
    1812 History
    1812 History
    RiverBrink Art Museum
  • Powder Horn- Dr. Cyrus Sumner
    Powder Horn- Dr. Cyrus Sumner
    Object       A powder horn with brass fittings at both ends. There is one brass ring remaining to which some material such as hide or leather would have been fastened for carrying purposes. At the narrow end there is also a small moveable "catch". It is believed that the powder horn was ...
    Object     A powder horn with brass fittings at both ends. There is one brass ring remaining to which some material such as hide or leather would have been fastened for carrying ...
    1812 History
    Grimsby Museum
  • Dr. Cyrus Sumner's Medical Supply Trunk
    Dr. Cyrus Sumner's Medical Supply Trunk
    Object       This wooden trunk, stained reddish brown, is believed to have contained the medical and surgical supplies of Dr. Cyrus Sumner (1772-1834). Sumner served as a surgeon in Niagara during the War of 1812 and was requested by Major-General Brock to accompany him to Detroit. He was also known to have ...
    Object     This wooden trunk, stained reddish brown, is believed to have contained the medical and surgical supplies of Dr. Cyrus Sumner (1772-1834). Sumner served as a surgeon in Niagara during the ...
    1812 History
    Grimsby Museum
  • Chessboard- c.1800
    Chessboard- c.1800
    Object       A chessboard made of tooled leather with a blackgammon board inside. When folded, the board is made to look like a book. On the side is printed "History of Asia" with additional decorative designs. Penciled letters inside read "JWN" underlined with the price $1.50. Theory states that the board was ...
    Object     A chessboard made of tooled leather with a blackgammon board inside. When folded, the board is made to look like a book. On the side is printed "History of Asia" ...
    1812 History
    Grimsby Museum
  • Sword and Scabbard- Dr. Cyrus Sumner
    Sword and Scabbard- Dr. Cyrus Sumner
    Object       The origin of the sword is unknown and there are no distinct markings on it. It is believed however, that the sword would have been carried by the Light Cavalry (Light Dragoons and the Hussars). The sword has a steel blade and a wooden grip wrapped in leather and bounded ...
    Object     The origin of the sword is unknown and there are no distinct markings on it. It is believed however, that the sword would have been carried by the Light Cavalry ...
    1812 History
    Grimsby Museum
  • British Bayonet Sheath
    British Bayonet Sheath
    Object       This is a black leather bayonet sheath that measures 37.5cm in length. There is also a frog clip that was used to mount it on a belt. Stamped into the sheath near the frog clip are the markings: “E”, an arrow, “D” and a crown just above. These markings tell ...
    Object     This is a black leather bayonet sheath that measures 37.5cm in length. There is also a frog clip that was used to mount it on a belt. Stamped into the ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Falls History Museum
  • Flint
    Flint
    Object       This is a piece of flint that was unearthed at one of Niagara’s Battlefields. It would have been used to light a flintlock musket when firing at the enemy.
    Object     This is a piece of flint that was unearthed at one of Niagara’s Battlefields. It would have been used to light a flintlock musket when firing at the enemy.
    1812 History
    Niagara Falls History Museum
  • 70th Surry Regiment of Foot Buttons
    70th Surry Regiment of Foot Buttons
    Object       t has “70” raised in the centre surrounded by a raised laurel wreath. “SURRY” is also raised across the top of the button. This regiment was raised in 1782 and sailed from Cork, Ireland to Lower Canada in August 1813. They were stationed in Quebec and participated at the battle ...
    Object     t has “70” raised in the centre surrounded by a raised laurel wreath. “SURRY” is also raised across the top of the button. This regiment was raised in 1782 and ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Falls History Museum
  • 70th Surry Regiment of Foot Buttons
    70th Surry Regiment of Foot Buttons
    Object       A button of the 70th Surry Regiment that is 1.9 cm in diameter. It has “70” raised in the centre surrounded by a raised laurel wreath. “SURRY” is also raised across the top of the button. This regiment was raised in 1782 and sailed from Cork, Ireland to Lower Canada ...
    Object     A button of the 70th Surry Regiment that is 1.9 cm in diameter. It has “70” raised in the centre surrounded by a raised laurel wreath. “SURRY” is also raised ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Falls History Museum
  • Various Military Remnants Found at Niagara Battlefield Sites
    Various Military Remnants Found at Niagara Battlefield Sites
    Object       These artifacts are mounted on red felt to the back of its case (A). The items are (from left to right): B. A piece of an unidentified metal object that looks like a scraper and two musket balls C. Remnant of a small brush and wooden handle D. Remnant of ...
    Object     These artifacts are mounted on red felt to the back of its case (A). The items are (from left to right): B. A piece of an unidentified metal object that ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Falls History Museum
  • 67th (South Hampshire) Regiment of Foot Button
    67th (South Hampshire) Regiment of Foot Button
    Object       This regiment was formed in 1758 and was amalgamated into The Hampshire Regiment in 1881.
    Object     This regiment was formed in 1758 and was amalgamated into The Hampshire Regiment in 1881.
    1812 History
    Niagara Falls History Museum
  • King George III 1807 Coin
    King George III 1807 Coin
    Object       The one side of this copper coin has the inscription “GEORGIUS 17” AND “D.G. REX 1807” with the King’s profile. The other side has “BRITANNIA” with an image of Britannia. It measures 2.5cm in diameter.
    Object     The one side of this copper coin has the inscription “GEORGIUS 17” AND “D.G. REX 1807” with the King’s profile. The other side has “BRITANNIA” with an image of Britannia. ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Falls History Museum
  • Cannon Balls c. 1812-1814
    Cannon Balls c. 1812-1814
    Object       Set of cannon balls that were unearthed in one of Niagara's battlefield sites.
    Object     Set of cannon balls that were unearthed in one of Niagara's battlefield sites.
    1812 History
    Niagara Falls History Museum
  • Infantry Sword and Leather Scabbard
    Infantry Sword and Leather Scabbard
    Object       A British Officer’s sword and scabbard. The scabbard is black leather with a brass tip and collar with a ring. The sword has an urn hilted pommel with a fixed guard and the hilt is wrapped with wire. The hilt also has a few ornate designs. The blade is blued ...
    Object     A British Officer’s sword and scabbard. The scabbard is black leather with a brass tip and collar with a ring. The sword has an urn hilted pommel with a fixed ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Falls History Museum
  • Musket Action c. 1812- 1814
    Musket Action c. 1812- 1814
    Object       A musket action with “TOWER”, a crown and the Royal cipher “GR” engraved on one side.
    Object     A musket action with “TOWER”, a crown and the Royal cipher “GR” engraved on one side.
    1812 History
    Niagara Falls History Museum
  • Brown Bess Musket
    Brown Bess Musket
    Object       A Brown Bess rifle, commonly called an India Pattern Musket, that has been previously converted from a flintlock to a percussion action. It is a single 39 inch barrel with three ram rod pipes. There is a strap clasp on the front of the trigger guard and it is a ...
    Object     A Brown Bess rifle, commonly called an India Pattern Musket, that has been previously converted from a flintlock to a percussion action. It is a single 39 inch barrel with ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Falls History Museum
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