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  • Troops to Paris in 1866
        Troops to Paris In the 1860s, one of the concerns of Canadians was the Fenians. This group of men of Irish descent or sympathies were gathering across the border on American soil and there were sincere concerns that they would invade Canada. In March 1866, because of genuine fears, the ...
      Troops to Paris In the 1860s, one of the concerns of Canadians ...
  • Paris Covered Toll Bridge
        In the early communities of the 1830s and 40s the roads and bridges that linked out of the way places like Paris to the larger towns like Hamilton and London were vital to settlers. New immigrants to the area needed ways to bring in the necessities of life and established ...
      In the early communities of the 1830s and 40s the roads and ...
  • John "Jack" Chapple Tate and Hudson Crew
        The reverse of the postcard reads: “Crew who were killed on Oct. 14/’41 - E. R. Hodge (B.C.), P.O. F. E. Davies (Alberta), Flight Sergeant R. N. Martin (ON), and John C. Tate (ON).
      The reverse of the postcard reads: “Crew who were killed on Oct. ...
  • Photograph of Penman's Workers Cottage on Willow Street in Paris
        This is a photograph of 28 and 30 Willow Street in Paris, Ontario. This semi-attached home was one of the workman's cottages built by John Penman for workers of the Penman's Mill in 1916. The cottages are symmetrical redbrick dwellings with front verandahs. Notice the dormer with a hipped roof ...
      This is a photograph of 28 and 30 Willow Street in Paris, ...
  • Photograph of the Paris Lawn Bowling Club at the Clubhouse
        This is a photograph of the Paris Lawn Bowling Club outside of the original clubhouse that is located at 169 Grand River Street North. The date of the photo is unknown but presumed to be sometime before 1949 when the new, larger clubhouse was built.
      This is a photograph of the Paris Lawn Bowling Club outside of ...
  • Photograph of the Paris Lawn Bowling Clubhouse During a Tournament
        This is a photograph of the Paris Lawn Bowling Club and other bowlers during a tournament at the Paris Lawn Bowling Clubhouse on May 25, 1908. At this tournament the Paris team played St. George, Troy, and possibly Brantford Teams. The original clubhouse is present in the photograph.
      This is a photograph of the Paris Lawn Bowling Club and other ...
  • Photograph of the Paris Lawn Bowling Club on Bowling Green
        This is a photograph of the Paris Lawn Bowling Club. Although the date is unknown, it is presumed to be sometime between 1900-1950. The people pictured are as follows: Top row (L-R) A.B. Pierce, J. Currie, W. Newell, F. Hamilton, D. Coilis, W. Belyea, A. Sinclair, W.Kelman, J. Jefferson Middle ...
      This is a photograph of the Paris Lawn Bowling Club. Although the ...
  • Photograph of the Lawn Bowlers at the Paris Lawn Bowling Club
        This is a photograph of men from the Paris Lawn Bowling Club bowling at the clubhouse. Although the date is unknown, it is presumed to be sometime between 1900 and 1940. The people pictured are as follows: John Inksater, Robert Inksater, Alex Kirkpatrick, Dr. T.A. Howell, Mr. Thomas Hall.
      This is a photograph of men from the Paris Lawn Bowling Club ...
  • Workman's House Blueprints 28 and 30 Willow Street
        This is a photograph of the Workman's House blueprints for the address 28 and 30 Willow Street. The semi-attached Workman's houses were built in 1916 by John Penman for workers at the Penman's Mill. The blueprints are labeled as follows: 1. Front Elevation 2. Typical End Elevation 3. Basement Plan ...
      This is a photograph of the Workman's House blueprints for the address ...
  • Photograph of the Paris Library Reading Area
        This is a photograph of the reading area by the fireplace at the Paris Public Library in May 1952. There is a table around the pillar that formerly rested on the corner of a desk. The reference section is in an alcove beyond the pillar underneath the magazines and beside ...
      This is a photograph of the reading area by the fireplace at ...
  • Photograph of the Paris Public Library Entrance
        This is a photograph of the Paris Public Library from May 19, 1952. The original entrance way is visible.
      This is a photograph of the Paris Public Library from May 19, ...
  • Photograph of the Back of the Paris Public Library Before Renovations
        This is a photograph of the back of the Paris Public Library before renovations in 1995. In the same year, an addition to the back of the building was constructed and the main entrance was moved to the Broadway Street side.
      This is a photograph of the back of the Paris Public Library ...
  • Photograph of Bookshelves at Paris Public Library
        This is a photograph of bookshelves on the main floor inside the Paris Public Library before renovations in 1995.
      This is a photograph of bookshelves on the main floor inside the ...
  • Photograph of the Paris Public Library During Renovations
        This is a photograph of the Paris Public Library during renovations on August 29, 1995. During this time, an addition was built onto the back of the building and the entrance was moved to Broadway Street. Some the original back wall shown in the photo is still present when entering ...
      This is a photograph of the Paris Public Library during renovations on ...
  • Photograph of the Paris Public Library
        This is a photograph of the outside of the Paris Public Library in 1972.
      This is a photograph of the outside of the Paris Public Library ...
  • Photograph of Women in Front of the Paris Library
        This is a photograph of three women in front of the Paris Public Library. Although the date is unknown, the women's clothing suggests that the photograph was taken circa 1904-1915.
      This is a photograph of three women in front of the Paris ...
  • Photograph of the Paris Public Library in Winter
        This is a photograph of the Paris Public Library in the winter. The original entrance way at the front of the building is visible. The date of the photograph is unknown.
      This is a photograph of the Paris Public Library in the winter. ...
  • Photograph of the Front Desk at the Paris Public Library
        This is a photograph of people near the front desk at the Paris Public Library. Although the date is unknown, it is presumed to be sometime from 1960-1980. In the right background the original front entrance way is visible.
      This is a photograph of people near the front desk at the ...
  • Photograph of the Reference Section at the Paris Public Library
        This is a photograph of the reference section at the Paris Public Library in 1972.
      This is a photograph of the reference section at the Paris Public ...
  • Barker House
        House Summary Located in Paris, Ontario, the Barker house is a cobblestone home built circa 1842. This Ontario Regency Cottage was built on land that exchanged hands from the Indians, to the Crown, to Thomas Gadd. Circa 1840, Gadd severed 75 acres for his daughter Elizabeth and her husband James ...
      House Summary Located in Paris, Ontario, the Barker house is a cobblestone ...
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