1812 History
Lighthouse at Mississauga Point- 1909 copy of an 1804 original plan


Description
Sponsors:
1812 History
Department of Canadian Heritage This item is a part of the 1812 History digitization project. This project was made possible with the support of the Department of Canadian Heritage through the Canadian Culture Online Strategy.
Creators:
Gustavus Nicolls
J. Simpson
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Plans
Description:
A 1909 copy of an 1804 original plan of the lighthouse that was erected on Mississauga Point, signed by Gustavus Nicolls and copied by J. Simpson. The lighthouse, the first on the Great Lakes, was dismantled in 1814 in order to build Fort Mississauga. Some of the stone from the lighthouse was also used in the creation of the Fort.
Date of Original:
1909
Date Of Event:
1804
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
986.063
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
Copyright Statement:
Protected by copyright: Uses other than research or private study require the permission of the rightsholder(s). Responsibility for obtaining permissions and for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Recommended Citation:
Image courtesy of the Niagara Historical Society & Museum
Terms of Use:
Please contact the Niagara Historical Society & Museum for any reproductions of this image.
Contact
Niagara Historical Society Museum
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

43 Castlereagh Street

P.O. Box 208

Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON

L0S 1J0

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Lighthouse at Mississauga Point- 1909 copy of an 1804 original plan


A 1909 copy of an 1804 original plan of the lighthouse that was erected on Mississauga Point, signed by Gustavus Nicolls and copied by J. Simpson. The lighthouse, the first on the Great Lakes, was dismantled in 1814 in order to build Fort Mississauga. Some of the stone from the lighthouse was also used in the creation of the Fort.