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A View of Quebec from Point Levy 
Image    Below the images it reads: "W. Strickland del." and "W. Kneass Sc."
Knife Unearthed at Niagara's Battlefields 
Object  c.1812  This knife with the handle missing was unearthed at one of Niagara's Battlefields. This item is on display at the Battleground Hotel Museum.
Musket Pieces- c. 1812
Object  c. 1812  These are various pieces of a musket action that were unearthed at one of Niagara's Battlefields. These items are on display at the Battleground Hotel Museum.
Cross Belt Plate- c. 1812
Object    ...This is an oval cross belt plate with no markings on the front and two plugs and a hook on the back. It is believed to from a United States militia during the War of 1812-1814....
British Red Coat Uniform Fragments- c. 1812 
Object    These are British red coat fragments that are believed to have been unearthed at one of Niagara's Battlefields. These items are on display at the Battleground Hotel Museum.
41st Regiment of Foot Gaiter Buttons 
Object  c. 1812  ...These are 41st Regiment Gaiter Buttons that plain except for the raised "41" in the centre. This regiment served in Canada during the War of 1812-1814. ...
Scissors unearthed from Niagara's Battlefields 
Object  c. 1800  Scissors and other unknown items dug from many Niagara battlefields in the early 20th Century
Forks Unearthed from Niagara's Battlefields 
Object  c. 1800  Forks that were found during an archeological dig at one of Niagara's Battlefields.
Knives Unearthed from Niagara's Battlefields 
Object  c.1800  Remnants of various knives that were found during an archeological dig at one of Niagara's Battlefields.
Watch Charm c.1812 
Object  c. 1812  This is a watch charm measuring 1.2cm in diameter. It is hollow metal with a cut work design.
Cannon Balls c. 1812-1814 
Object    Set of cannon balls that were unearthed in one of Niagara's battlefield sites.
Domestic Button c. 1812 
Object  c. 1812  ...This is a civilian button believed to be from the time of the War of 1812. The design on the face is a thin line star with ornate markings around the edges....
41st Regiment of Foot Buttons- c. 1812 
Object  c. 1800  ...These are buttons from the 41st Regiment of Foot that served in the Canada during the War of 1812. The design is a "41" raised in the center of an eight point star. ...
Fraktur Mennonite Birth Certificate- Abraham Neff, 1802 
Text  1802,   ..."Fraktur" Mennonite artwork which celebrates the birth of Abraham Neff. It reads: "In the year of our Lord, December 7, 1802 ". Abraham was 10 years old when Michael Graybiel made the bellows for his father Peter Neff in 1812 to begin the Neff metal-working tradition. Abraham came form a Mennonite...
Cannonball- C. 1812 
Object  c. 1812,   ... following the fall of Fort Erie in late May 1813 or, alternatively, when Major Warren and his men retreated away from the supply depot at Sugar Loaf to prevent their capture. For more information, read "'Scruples of Conscience': The War of 1812 in the Sugarloaf Settlement" by Donald G. Anger, the Port...
Cannonballs- C. 1812 
Object  c. 1812,   ...': The War of 1812 in the Sugarloaf Settlement" by Donald G. Anger, the Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum. Sizes (diameter) 2: 9cm 3: (lopsided) 6.5cm...
Musket Ball Mold 
Object    Used to create bullets for muskets.
Commissariat Staff Corp Button 
Object    Commissariat Staff Corp Button
Commodore MacDonough's Victory, Teapot 
Object    ...Transferware Teapot Blue and White portraying a scene from the War of 1812 in which commodore MacDonough is victorious.His most notable achievement occurred during the War of 1812. As commander of American naval forces in Lake Champlain he won the decisive Battle of Lake Champlain, also known...
Map of the Niagara Frontier showing 1812-1814 Battle Sites 
Image    ...A map of the Niagara Frontier which shows 1812-1814 battle sites. Possibly from "Lossing's Field Book of the War of 1812" dated 1869....
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