4 April 1933
...A newspaper article written by Fred Williams titled, "A Notable Niagara Centennial" where he discusses the death of John Crooks and his experiences in the War of 1812
. The newspaper the article was written in is unknown....
9 May 1854,
...A transcription of a letter written by James Fortier, the Port Colborne Lighthouse keeper, to the Honourable Jean Chabot regarding a salary adjustment. The original letter is currently unavailable.
In the letter, Fortier discusses his participation in the War of 1812
. He states his involvement...
...An oil on canvas painting.
Before dawn on October 13, 1812
, the New York State Militia launched an invasion across the treacherous currents of the Niagara River at Queenston. The leader of the British forces, Sir Isaac Brock, was killed in the early stages of the battle. American advances were...
...This is a photo of Morgan Cabin that was owned by Lieutenant David Morgan. Chief (Major) John Norton was known to have visited this cabin in April 28, 1809; before becoming an important First Nations officer in the War of 1812
. Norton wrote of his visit in his Journal as an 1816 recollection. He...
17 Sept 1850,
...A letter written by James Fortier who was the Port Colborne Lighthouse keeper after his War of 1812
Service. He had participated at the Battle of Fort Detroit under Major General Sir Isaac Brock for which he received a medal in 1849. He was also in charge of a gun boat on Lake Erie that captured...
...This scrapbook contains various newspaper clippings that discuss the War of 1812
-1814. It focuses mainly on the centennial events and memorials of the War, particularly those relating to Sir Isaac Brock. There are also a few articles that discuss the Native Canadian (First Nations) participation...
1873, Communicated by his children for publication in the Historical magazine.
Title on spine: Campaign of 1814.
Includes bibliographical references.
c. 1860, This document is a diagram with explanations of the place where Sir Isaac Brock fell according to some who claim to have witness the event.
14 Oct 1824, p. 4 An original copy of the October 14, 1824 copy of the Advocate. Articles of interest include the "Anniversary of the Battle of Queenston Heights", "The Re-internment", and "Brittain Cherishes the Memory of her Departed Heroes".
Size: (Framed) 60.2 X 42.5 CM
4 Jul 1815,
, p. 11, p. 11
...This story was submitted by R.I. Warner from St. Thomas, Ontario, to the Globe Prize Story. It is from the grandson's point of view and includes a description of his grandfather's experiences during the War of 1812
. It mentions how he was warned about an attack on St. Davids while stationed...
1851, Pt. 1. Queenston.--Pt. 2. Fort Niagara.
Printed by Steele's Press
1863, This issue of Pleasant Hours: a paper for young folk contains an article titled "The Story of Queenston Heights".
, p. 15, p. 15
...The recollections of the Honourable James Crooks, a well known merchant in Niagara, and a Captain in the 1st Lincoln Militia during the War of 1812
. It begins by discussing the Orders in Council passed by Britain, which prohibited communication between Britain and its dependencies with countries...
...This document, dated 1813, is a report by Elizabeth Campbell on her late husband's military career. Donald Campbell was the Fort-Major of Fort George during the War of 1812
. It also states, at the beginning of the report, that he was taken prisoner with Lord Cornwallis in Yorktown in 1781....
11 May 1846, A weekly paper published from 1822 to 1856.
28 July 1860, The letter is addressed to Sir Alan McNabb, a member of the Committee for the Erection of Brock's Monument, from Robert Stanton concerning the place where Sir Isaac Brock fell. Stanton states within the letter, dated July 28, 1860, that he witnessed the fall and could potentially assist in marking...
... of topics. In relation to the War of 1812
, the scrapbook has many articles that include a soldier's memories of their experiences, the war's centennial events, and memorials and monuments erected for those who were heroic or died during the war. Other topics include: the Mackenzie Rebellion, Fenian raids...
...This scrapbook contains various newspaper articles relating to both the Canadian and American side of the Niagara River during the War of 1812
. It is not clear what newspapers are included. However, it seems that most articles originate approximately from the years of 1860 to 1920s. There are many...
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