1812 History
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1812 Half Penny 
Object  1812,   ...This is a half penny coin with an image of a woman's face. It is dated in 1812 and provides a good example of currency from the 1812 period....
Shot- c.1812 
Object  c. 1812,   ...This iron fashioned ammunition was likely created during the War of 1812 period. It gives an insight into the appearance of military munitions during the 1812 time. Diameter: 5 cm...
Shot- 1812-1814 
Object  c. 1812,   ...This iron fashioned ammunition was created during the War of 1812 period. It gives an insight into the appearance of military munitions during the 1812 time. Diameter: 3.2 cm...
Royal Artillery Button 1812-1814 
Object    ...Royal Artillery Button 1812-1814 ...
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....
Iron Stirrup- 1812 
Object  1812,   ...This iron stirrup features a flat base and an oval hole for a leather strap, so that is can be attached to a saddle. This stirrup was fashioned in 1812, so it is likely similar to those used by cavalry members in the War of 1812....
Cannon Ball 
Object    ...This eighteen pound cannonball, which was fashioned during the War of 1812, gives insight into the ammunitions of that time....
Bayonet 
Object  c. 1812,   ...This bayonet, dated 1812-1814, has triangular blade. It was recovered from the Niagara River in 1980....
War of 1812 Veterans at 1871 Brock Monument Picnic 
Image  1871,   ...A photo of 21 people, believed to be War of 1812 veterans, posing for a group photo in front of Brock's Monument at Queenston Heights. This was the 1871 Brock Monument picnic. Included with the photo is a listing of the people in the photo as well as the ages of 8 individuals....
King George III 1812 Half Penny Coin 
ObjectComments:  1812,   ...This half penny coin dates from 1812 and depicts Liberty on the front side. On the reverse is the portrait of King George III and a Laurel Wreath. and is the type of currency that would have been used during the War of 1812....
Compass- 1812-1814 
Object    ...This compass, circa 1812-1814, is said to have been carried by an American soldier on the Niagara front during the War of 1812. It is enclosed in a wooden case with a flat lid that is attached with loop pins....
Property plan Near Queenston Village, 1812 
Text  1812,   ...A plan of property believed to be near Queenston Village, Niagara Township #1. The document is hand drawn. The document is undated but does have a paper water mark dated 1812....
Bayonet- c. 1812-1814 
Object  c. 1812,   ...This triangular bladed bayonet was designed to fit on the muzzle of a rifle or musket barrel, making it into a close range weapon. This would have been on arguably every soldier's firearm during the War of 1812-1814. Further research in 2010 shows it is a Snider bayonet with no locking ring....
Cannon ball 
Object    ...This is a cannonball from the War of 1812 with a circumference of 15.2 cm and a diameter of 5 cm....
Bayonet 
Object  c. 1812,   ...This is a fragment of a triangular bayonet blade, dated from the War of 1812-1814, that was discovered in the Niagara River. A bayonet is a steel blade that is designed to fit on the muzzle of a rifle or musket barrel, making it into a close range weapon. This would have been on arguably every...
Silhouette of Mrs. Thomas Powis 
Image    A silhouette photo of Mrs. Thomas Powis.
Fusilier Grenade Button 
Object    This is a domed pewter button with a fusilier grenade in relief.
Royal Engineers Button 
Object    This is a British military button for "Royal Engineers".
Scrapbook- War of 1812-14 and other Documents, Monuments, Cairns, tablets erected in 1923 in memory of battles in 1912-1914 
Text    ...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...
Promissory Note From Isaac Vrooman to Robert Thompson- 1812 
Text  1812,   This small document is a written promise by Isaac Vrooman to pay Robert Thompson 11 pounds, 7 shilling and 7 pence in New York currency.
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