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Cannonball- Engagement at Forty Mile Creek

A round solid iron cannonball, pitted. It is most likely from the Engagement at Forty Mile Creek on June 8, 1813.

Cannonball- Engagement at Forty Mile Creek
Twelve Pound Cannonball- Engagement at Fort Mile Creek

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 ...

Twelve Pound Cannonball- Engagement at Fort Mile Creek
Loyal Canadian Society Silver Pin

This is a silver maple leaf pin from the Loyal Canadian Society. Every year, since its organization in 1847, this society held its Annual Dinner on ...

Loyal Canadian Society Silver Pin
Chessboard- c.1800

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 ...

Chessboard- c.1800
Lake Lodge Wood Shingle- Grimsby, Ontario

A wooden shingle from the barn at Lake Lodge. It has four holes in the body and curves in the centre. There is writing on the end of one side that ...

Lake Lodge Wood Shingle- Grimsby, Ontario
Dr. Cyrus Sumner's Medical Supply Trunk

This wooden trunk, stained reddish brown, is believed to have contained the medical and surgical supplies of Dr. Cyrus Sumner (1772-1834). ...

Dr. Cyrus Sumner's Medical Supply Trunk
Cannonball- C.1800

A cannonball believed to be from the War of 1812.

Cannonball- C.1800
Commemorative Sir Isaac Brock Coin- 1816

This coin is from Upper Canada and is dated 1816. On one side the date is in the centre surrounded by the words: "SUCCESS TO COMMERCE & PEACE". On ...

Commemorative Sir Isaac Brock Coin- 1816
Ten Pound Cannonball

A 10 pound cannonball that is believed to have been used by either American or British forces. It was found near Nelles Blvd, in Grimsby, on land ...

Ten Pound Cannonball
Tea cup and Saucer- Nelles Manor

A cup and saucer, dated c. 1790, with a blue willow pattern and a gold edge. This cup was made without a handle. The pair is also called a tea bowl ...

Tea cup and Saucer- Nelles Manor
Celebration of 100 Years of Peace, Great Britain and the United States of America- Commemorative Ribbon

A commemorative ribbon celebrating 100 years of peace between Great Britain and the United States of America. The front has a metal piece with the ...

Celebration of 100 Years of Peace, Great Britain and the United States of America- Commemorative Ribbon
Nelles Manor Fireplace Charm

A charm that was built into the fireplace of the Nelles Manor, home of Col. Robert Nelles. It was common for charms such as this to be built into ...

Nelles Manor Fireplace Charm
Sword and Scabbard- Dr. Cyrus Sumner

The origin of the sword is unknown and there are no distinct markings on it. It is believed however, that the sword would have been carried by the ...

Sword and Scabbard- Dr. Cyrus Sumner
Powder Horn- Dr. Cyrus Sumner

A powder horn with brass fittings at both ends. There is one brass ring remaining to which some material such as hide or leather would have been ...

Powder Horn- Dr. Cyrus Sumner
Robert Nelles Manor

A print of the Robert Nelles Manor in 1798. Nelles was a Lieutenant-colonel of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia by the end of the War. He was ...

Robert Nelles Manor
Payroll List of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia, Lt.Col. Robert Nelles- October 11 to Nov. 11, 1814

A payroll, dated October 11 to November 11, 1814, of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia under Lt. Col. Robert Nelles (1761-1842). Names ...

Payroll List of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia, Lt.Col. Robert Nelles- October 11 to Nov. 11, 1814
Robert Nelles Manor

A postcard with a picture of Robert Nelles' Manor that was built in 1798. On the front it says: "The Manor (over 100 years old) Grimsby, Ont." Nelles ...

Robert Nelles Manor
Muster Roll of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia, Captain Jonathan Moore's company- July 25 to August 24, 1812

A muster roll, dated July 25 to August 24, 1812, of Jonathon Moore's Company of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia. This regiment participated ...

Muster Roll of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia, Captain Jonathan Moore's company- July 25 to August 24, 1812
War Claims Robert Nelles- June 14, 1813

An estimate of damage done on the Robert Nelles (1761-1842) property at Forty Mile Creek by the United States Army during their encampment on the ...

War Claims Robert Nelles- June 14, 1813
First Nations at the Battle of the Forty Ceremony- June 8, 1955

A black and white photograph of six First Nations people playing instruments at the Ceremony unveiling a plaque commemorating the engagement at Forty ...

First Nations at the Battle of the Forty Ceremony- June 8, 1955
Commemorative Monument for the Engagement at Forty Mile Creek, June 8th, 1813

A photographic print of the Commemorative Monument for the Engagement at Forty Mile Creek, War of 1812. It reads (English): "Here at the Forty ...

Commemorative Monument  for the Engagement at Forty Mile Creek, June 8th, 1813
Muster Roll of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia, Captain H Nelles- July 4-24, 1814

Muster roll, dated July 4 to the 24th, 1814, of Captain H. Nelles (1789-1841) of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia. This regiment ...

Muster Roll of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia, Captain H Nelles- July 4-24, 1814
Memorandum of Militia Pay Allowances and Losses due Capt. H. Nelles, 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia- 1814-1815

A memorandum of Militia Pay Allowances and losses due to Captain H. Nelles (1789-1841) of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia.

Memorandum of Militia Pay Allowances and Losses due Capt. H. Nelles, 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia- 1814-1815
Muster Roll of the Officers of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia for Court Martial Duty- November 7th to the 14th, 1814

A muster roll, dated from November 7th to the 14th inclusive, 1814, of the Officers of the 4th Regiment Lincoln Militia for Court Martial Duty.

Muster Roll of the Officers of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia for Court Martial Duty- November 7th to the 14th, 1814
Assistant Surgeon Appointment: Letter from Dr Robert Kerr to Dr Cyrus Sumner- July 22, 1814

A letter from Dr. Robert Kerr to Dr. Cyrus Sumner(1772-1834) appointing him Assistant Surgeon at the hospital in Niagara during the War of 1812. His ...

Assistant Surgeon Appointment: Letter from Dr Robert Kerr to Dr Cyrus Sumner- July 22, 1814
Handwritten agreement between John Beamer of Grimsby and Lewis Gerau of Grimsby- July 9, 1812,

A handwritten agreement, dated July 9, 1812, between John Beamer of Grimsby and Lewis Gerau of Grimsby (Labourer and Frenchman). Gerau had agreed to ...

Handwritten agreement between John Beamer of Grimsby and Lewis Gerau of Grimsby- July 9, 1812,
"A Notable Niagara Centennial"- Newspaper article written by Fred Williams

A newspaper article written by Fred Williams titled, "A Notable Niagara Centennial" where he discusses the death of John Crooks and his experiences ...

"A Notable Niagara Centennial"- Newspaper article written by Fred Williams
"Roll of thoes (sic) men that was on the Ground after the battle", addressed to Captain Wm. Nelles- 1812

A muster roll, addressed to Captain (Johann) Wm. Nelles,(1769-1850, brother of Robert Nelles) titled: "Roll of thoes(sic) men that was on the ground ...

"Roll of thoes (sic) men that was on the Ground after the battle", addressed to Captain Wm. Nelles- 1812
Nelles Home

A drawing that shows a wooden house beside a large tree, with a pathway out front that leads to a wooden fence with a gate. The fence is built on the ...

Nelles Home
Military Commission of Robert Nelles- October 10, 1815

A military commission for Robert Nelles, Esquire (1761-1842), as Lieutenant Colonel of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia. It is signed by ...

Military Commission of Robert Nelles-  October 10, 1815
Muster Roll for various companies in the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia- July 4th to the 28th, 1814

A muster roll for different companies of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia dated July 4th to the 28th 1814. Names included on the Muster ...

Muster Roll for various companies in the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia- July 4th to the 28th, 1814
Muster Roll of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia, Captain Jonathan Pettit's Company- July 4th to July 26th, 1814

A muster roll, dated July 4th to 26th, 1814, of Captain Jonathon Pettit's Company of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia. This regiment ...

Muster Roll of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia, Captain Jonathan Pettit's Company- July 4th to July 26th, 1814
Muster Roll of 4th Lincoln Militia, Captain William Nelles' Company- April 28th to May 24th, 1813

A muster roll, dated April 28th to May 24th, 1813, of Captain William Nellis' (sic) (1769-1850) Company of the the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln ...

Muster Roll of 4th Lincoln Militia, Captain William Nelles' Company- April 28th to May 24th, 1813
Pay Record for Lieut. Henry Nelles, 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia- December 25th,1812 to January 20th, 1813

A record of pay for Lieut. Henry Nelles (1789-1841) of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia from December 25, 1812 to January 20, 1813. The pay ...

Pay Record for Lieut. Henry Nelles, 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia- December 25th,1812 to January 20th, 1813
Lake Lodge Barn

A black and white photograph of the original barn at Lake Lodge, built in 1801, as it was being demolished. Written in ink on the photograph is : ...

Lake Lodge Barn
Muster Roll of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia, Lt. Col. Robert Nelles- October 11 to November 1, 1814

A muster roll of soldiers in the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln militia under the command of Lt. Col. Robert Nelles (1761-1842) from October 11 to ...

Muster Roll of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia, Lt. Col. Robert Nelles- October 11 to November 1, 1814
Militia Payroll- 1812

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 ...

Militia Payroll- 1812
Van Buskirk Blacksmith Shop

Photo of Van Buskirk blacksmith shop on Main Street West in Grimsby. During the War of 1812, Allan Nixon was known to have owned the blacksmith shop ...

Van Buskirk Blacksmith Shop
Muster Roll of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia under the command of Capt. H. Nelles- May 23 to 29, 1814

A muster roll of soldiers in the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia under the command of Captain H. Nelles (1789-1841) who were employed in the ...

Muster Roll of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia under the command of Capt. H. Nelles- May 23 to 29, 1814
Military Commission- Jonathan Pettit, January 3, 1809

A commission appointing Jonathon Pettit from Ensign to Lieutenant in the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia. It is dated January 3, 1809 and is ...

Military Commission- Jonathan Pettit, January 3, 1809

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