...Made for Peter A. Porter. It outlines all the major historical sites for the War of 1812
...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....
A print of a plan of Niagara in 1813 which provides a basic outline of the town of Newark, the North end of the Niagara River, Fort George, Fort Niagara and other points of interest.
...A handwritten map of Laura Secord's route from Queenston to Beaverdams during the War of 1812
. There is also a short history of the map itself included. It is black ink on three pieces of cream paper. It is believed that this map was made for Mrs. Curzon when writing her drama "Laura Secord"....
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.
1860s, This is a sketch, done in pen, of the site of Brock's death. It includes a sketch of the monument, details of Queenston Heights and the site of where it was believed Brock fell. The creator also mentions Wynn's Tavern and writes "where Body was taken" just beside it.
1915, A 1915 copy of Mr. President Russel's (president and acting administrator of Upper Canada from 1796-1799) estate plan in 1797. It illustrates the house and garden plans of his estate including site descriptions and dimensions.
July 1814, This photograph of a plan is titled "Plan of Part of the Niagara Frontier Showing the Communications from Thence to the 15 Mile Creek July 1814".
It was obtained by the Museum from the "National Archives of Canada, Cartographic and Architectural Archives Division" with the call number NMC-21586....
c. 19th Century, Sketched map with text depicting Laura Secord's projected route from Thorold to Queenston.
1908, A plan by H.H. Willson[s] of Fort's George, Mississauga and Niagara, the Military Reserves and the Town of Newark. It is dated 2 May 1817 and has "Royal Regiment Office, Quebec". A memo above the title states the plan "shows a new proposed military reserve in red lines." This is a 1908 copy from...
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