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The Holy Bible containing the Old Testament and the New- 1691 
Text  1691,   Bible from 1691 originally owned by William & Mary, of the Parr family.
Double Cruise Lamp 
Object  17th century - 19th century  This Phoebe lamp is one of the earliest types of lamps that had been used in the colonies during the 17th century to early 19th century. The lamp consists of two small iron bowls with spouts, one hanging above the other. The bowls are attached and hung by an iron rod with a hook on the end. ...
German Bible- c. 1736 
Text  1736  German Bible
Bible (German)- 1742 
Text  1742  ...A bible written in German from the year 1742. This bible might also have been used during the War of 1812....
A View of Niagara Fort By Sir William Johnson 
Image  1758  Ink Print of Fort Niagara. It reads: "A View of Niagara Fort, taken by Sir William Johnson, on the 25th of July 1759. Drawn on the Spot in 1758."
Birth Record- 1755-1772 
Text    ...A birth record from 1755 to 1772. The individuals' names written on this record would have been living in Jordan around the time of the War of 1812....
Officer's Flintlock Pistol- c. 1800-1830 
Object    ...This officer's flintlock pistol features a brass butt plate, a trigger guard and a ramrod holder. The pistol is made of walnut with a steel barrel. This pistol dates from 1800-1830 and would likely be similar to those used in the War of 1812. This ramrod is wood with a brass cap. It was likely...
Socket Bayonet 
Object  circa 1730-1815  ...This Land/India Pattern bayonet was produced by the British Government ca. 1730-1815. This type of bayonet was used during the War of 1812. With a 17 inch blade and flat top, the bayonet gradually narrows to a point to form a triangular shape. The socket of the bayonet is a 3 inch hollow cylinder...
Moyer Family Bible- 1776 
Text  1776  Moyer Family Bible. Includes genealogical information.
Genealogical Table of the Frederick Markle Family, 1758-1810 
Text    This handwritten document is a family record of the Markle family. It begins with the marriage of Frederick Markle to Rebecca Pickard and continues with a list of all thirteen of their children. Frederick Markle was a Lieutenant in the Lincoln Militia during the early 1800s. The birth dates for...
Tall Case Clock- c. 1750-1820 
Object    This clock, found in the Jacob Fry home, is dated c.1750. The case is dated c. 1820.
Fraktur Book Belonging to Maria Grosin- 1791 
Text  1790  Fraktur Book Belonging to Maria Grosin
Tea cup and Saucer- Nelles Manor 
Object  c. 1790  ...A cup and saucer, dated c. 1790, with a blue willow pattern and a gold edge. This cup was made without a handle. The pair is also called a tea bowl and saucer. It is believed that this item was in use, before or during the time of the War of 1812, in "The Manor"; the home of Col. Robert Nelles...
Sir Isaac Brock- Photograph of Watercolour Painting 
Image    This is a photograph of a water colour painting of Sir Isaac Brock dressed in full military uniform and sitting in profile. It is an oval portrait surrounded by a white background. This portrait is unique as the original painting has yet to be located. Sir Isaac Brock Photograph from a water...
The Manual and Platoon Excercises 
Text  20 Apr 1792, p. 18, p. 18  This book contains an outline of the preferred exercises as directed by his Majesty's Command-Adjutant General's Office. Topics discussed include Position of the Soldier under Arms, Manual Excercise, an Explanation of the Several Motions as taught at the drill, Explanation of Priming and Loading...
Buttons Made of Bone- c.1776-1812 
Object    These are military buttons, and the piece they were cut from, that are made of bone. They are beige in colour and flat with holes in the center. These items were found in the Niagara Falls area and are now on display at the Battlefield Hotel Museum. Accession...
Military Bone Button and Bone c..1776-1812 
Object    This is a military bone button and the bone it was cut from. They are beige in colour and the button is flat with a hole in the centre.
Nelles Manor Fireplace Charm 
Object    ... they believed it would have kept American intruders away during the years 1812-1814. Unfortunately, the house was eventually occupied by American troops during the war....
Miniature Portrait of Captain John Brock 
ObjectImage    ...A miniature portrait of Captain John Brock, 81st Regiment of Foot. There is an inscription on parchment attached to the reverse which reads "Major Gen. Sir Isaac Brock Lieut. Govenor of Upper Canada Fell at Queenston Heights on 13th Oct 1812" "The Hero of Canada". Above this inscription is a...
Birth note: Sarah Watts- 1798 
Text  15 November 1798,   A Fraktur birth note for Sarah Watts.
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