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  • Hospital Niagara and Indian Council House, Niagara Common. By Frances Granger
    Image       A graphite drawing created in Canada. At the lower left hand side it reads: "Hospital Niagara now burnt down. originally Indian Council House, Niagara Common"
    Image     A graphite drawing created in Canada. At the lower left hand side it reads: "Hospital Niagara now burnt down. originally Indian Council House, Niagara Common"
  • Militia Payroll- 1812
    Text       A militia paylist believed to be dated 1812. The militia name is unknown but the list is signed by a William Lyons. The names included on the pay list are: Book, Joseph Camp, John M. Clark, James Dean, Andrew Gee, David Johnson, Jeremiah Kennedy, Charles Kennedy, Morris Lane, Gilbert Lane, ...
    Text     A militia paylist believed to be dated 1812. The militia name is unknown but the list is signed by a William Lyons. The names included on the pay list are: ...
  • Twelve Pound Cannonball- Engagement at Fort Mile Creek
    Object       A 12 pound cannon ball that is believed by some to have been one of the shots lobbed ashore by the schooners of the British Fleet during the Engagement of Forty Mile Creek, June 8, 1813. It may also have been the property of American troops and was left behind ...
    Object     A 12 pound cannon ball that is believed by some to have been one of the shots lobbed ashore by the schooners of the British Fleet during the Engagement of ...
  • Commemorative Monument  for the Engagement at Forty Mile Creek, June 8th, 1813
    Image       A photographic print of the Commemorative Monument for the Engagement at Forty Mile Creek, War of 1812. It reads (English): "Here at the Forty Mile Creek, on the 8th of June 1813, American Forces, retreating after the battle of Stoney Creek, were bombarded by the British Flotilla under Sir James ...
    Image     A photographic print of the Commemorative Monument for the Engagement at Forty Mile Creek, War of 1812. It reads (English): "Here at the Forty Mile Creek, on the 8th of ...
  • Deed of Land Transcript- To Christian Kniseley from King George III, 1818
    Text       A six page photocopy of a transcript of a Deed granting 25 acres of land in the Township of Humberstone, County of Lincoln, District of Niagara, to Christian Kniseley from King George III, on September 29, 1818. The lot is described as "part of the near of Northern half of ...
    Text     A six page photocopy of a transcript of a Deed granting 25 acres of land in the Township of Humberstone, County of Lincoln, District of Niagara, to Christian Kniseley from ...
  • Eve Neff (nee Sherk) photograph
    Image       A black and white photo of Eve Sherk Neff, dressed as a Mennonite, standing with her right hand on a well pump and a screen door behind her. The photo is on a buff matte and is surrounded by a black matte. On the back is written "Aunt Margaret from ...
    Image     A black and white photo of Eve Sherk Neff, dressed as a Mennonite, standing with her right hand on a well pump and a screen door behind her. The photo ...
  • Powder flask
    Object       A small copper flask that was presumably used for gun powder. There is a brass rim at the opening and a metal lever to open it. The design on the face is the same on both sides: Trees, a hunter and a dog. For more information, read “‘Scruples of Conscience’: ...
    Object     A small copper flask that was presumably used for gun powder. There is a brass rim at the opening and a metal lever to open it. The design on the ...
  • Powder flask & stopper
    Object       A hand-made powder horn, dated approximately 1800, that is believed to have existed since 1790. Both the flask and the stopper are made wood. For more information, read “‘Scruples of Conscience’: The War of 1812 in the Sugarloaf Settlement” by Donald G. Anger, the Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum. ...
    Object     A hand-made powder horn, dated approximately 1800, that is believed to have existed since 1790. Both the flask and the stopper are made wood. For more information, read “‘Scruples of ...
  • Queenston, Upper Canada. By William Strickland
    Image       A coloured ink print created in the United States of America.
    Image     A coloured ink print created in the United States of America.
  • Battle of Lundy's Lane. By Alonzo Chappel (attributed)
    Image       It is believed that this oil on canvas was created in the United States of America. The artist was born and died in the US. It depicts the Battle of Lundy's Lane which occurred in July 1814.
    Image     It is believed that this oil on canvas was created in the United States of America. The artist was born and died in the US. It depicts the Battle of ...
  • The Outlet of Niagara River
    Image       PUBLICATION: Scenes from Canada, plate 1. PUBLISHED BY: R.&C. Chalmers, Great St. James St., Montreal, 1848 LITHOGRAPH BY: A. Borum, Munich, Germany PRINTED BY: Thomas Kammerer (it was created in the U.S.A.) A coloured lithograph.
    Image     PUBLICATION: Scenes from Canada, plate 1. PUBLISHED BY: R.&C. Chalmers, Great St. James St., Montreal, 1848 LITHOGRAPH BY: A. Borum, Munich, Germany PRINTED BY: Thomas Kammerer (it was created in ...
  • Brock's Monument (From the American Side). By Charles Richardson
    Image       A hand coloured etching. Publication: American Scenery, 1839
    Image     A hand coloured etching. Publication: American Scenery, 1839
  • Queenston, Upper Canada. By William Strickland
    Image       A coloured ink print created in the United States of America.
    Image     A coloured ink print created in the United States of America.
  • Battle of the Thames. By John Dorival
    Image       A watercolour with ink. No Date but is known to have been made in America.
    Image     A watercolour with ink. No Date but is known to have been made in America.
  • General Brock's Monument. Above Queenston. By R. Wallis
    Image       After W. H. Bartlett, this is a hand coloured etching. It was engraved by Edward Radclyffe (1810-1863).
    Image     After W. H. Bartlett, this is a hand coloured etching. It was engraved by Edward Radclyffe (1810-1863).
  • General Burgoyne Addressing the Indians at their War Feast in Canada. By J. Taylor
    Image       An ink print published on January 7, 1804.
    Image     An ink print published on January 7, 1804.
  • South-east View of Sackett's Harbour
    Image       A view of Sackett's Harbour. Landmarks in the image are numbered and below the image are the descriptions. 1. Navy Point 2. Fort Tompkins 3. Smith Cantonment 4. Pike Cantonment 5. Block House 6. Block House 7. Fort Chauncey 8. Horse Island Below the image it also reads: "T. Birch ...
    Image     A view of Sackett's Harbour. Landmarks in the image are numbered and below the image are the descriptions. 1. Navy Point 2. Fort Tompkins 3. Smith Cantonment 4. Pike Cantonment ...
  • A View of Quebec from Point Levy
    Image       Below the images it reads: "W. Strickland del." and "W. Kneass Sc."
    Image     Below the images it reads: "W. Strickland del." and "W. Kneass Sc."
  • Second View of Com. Perry's Victory
    Image       This image shows the Battle of Lake Erie. Below it reads: "M. Corne P." and "W.B. Annin Sc.". Above it reads: "Engraved for the Naval Monument"
    Image     This image shows the Battle of Lake Erie. Below it reads: "M. Corne P." and "W.B. Annin Sc.". Above it reads: "Engraved for the Naval Monument"
  • Fort Erie: Defense of the Block House. By Albert Newsam
    Image       An ink print created in the United States of America. Above the image it reads: Sergt Farquahr Lieut Watmough
    Image     An ink print created in the United States of America. Above the image it reads: Sergt Farquahr Lieut Watmough
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