This item is a part of the 1812 History digitization project. This project was made possible with the support of the Department of Canadian Heritage through the Canadian Culture Online Strategy.
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- Game boards
- A chessboard made of tooled leather with a blackgammon board inside. When folded, the board is made to look like a book. On the side is printed "History of Asia" with additional decorative designs. Penciled letters inside read "JWN" underlined with the price $1.50. Theory states that the board was used by Officers at Niagara when the War of 1812 was declared
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Latitude: 43.00012 Longitude: -79.24958
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- Image courtesy of the Grimsby Museum
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