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  • Leather Document Box
    Object       A white leather document box lined with an issue of The Bee newspaper.
    Object     A white leather document box lined with an issue of The Bee newspaper.
  • Bootjack c.1812
    Object       A varnished wood bootjack that was discovered at the Lundy’s Lane Battlefield.
    Object     A varnished wood bootjack that was discovered at the Lundy’s Lane Battlefield.
  • Niles Weekly Register No.24 of Vol. VI, Whole No. 154- August 13, 1814
    Text       A weekly military newspaper. The front page discusses Brigade Orders at Chippawa July 10, 1814. Page 402: discusses a British Official account of the Battle of Chippawa, including those killed, wounded and missing as well as the names of officers killed and wounded. Page 403: from the Ontario Messenger which ...
    Text     A weekly military newspaper. The front page discusses Brigade Orders at Chippawa July 10, 1814. Page 402: discusses a British Official account of the Battle of Chippawa, including those killed, ...
  • 66th Berkshire Regiment of Foot Button
    Object       The design is a raised “66” below a raised crown within a thin lined circle. Although this regiment was not in Niagara during the War of 1812-1814 this button was used by the regiment up until the 1830s.
    Object     The design is a raised “66” below a raised crown within a thin lined circle. Although this regiment was not in Niagara during the War of 1812-1814 this button was ...
  • Plain Button with Stand(D) Gold Col(R) Inscription
    Object       A plain button, believed to be from the 1812 era, that has “Stand(D) Gold Col(R)” inscribed on the reverse.
    Object     A plain button, believed to be from the 1812 era, that has “Stand(D) Gold Col(R)” inscribed on the reverse.
  • Lord Wellington and Brittania Coin 1814
    Objectcomment       This copper coin is inscribed “Wellington” with a profile of Lord Wellington on one side. The reverse side has a laurel wreath with Britannia seated. It is a Wellington half penny, dated 1814 and is 2 cm in diameter. It was found in the Niagara-on-the-Lake/Queenston area.
    Objectcomment     This copper coin is inscribed “Wellington” with a profile of Lord Wellington on one side. The reverse side has a laurel wreath with Britannia seated. It is a Wellington half ...
  • Clay Pipe with Masonic Insignia c.1800
    Object       A white clay pipe that has a Masonic insignia design on the bowl. The broken stem is two inches in length
    Object     A white clay pipe that has a Masonic insignia design on the bowl. The broken stem is two inches in length
  • 41st Regiment of Foot Buttons- c. 1812
    Object       These are buttons from the 41st Regiment of Foot that served in the Canada during the War of 1812. The design is a “41” raised in the center of an eight point star.
    Object     These are buttons from the 41st Regiment of Foot that served in the Canada during the War of 1812. The design is a “41” raised in the center of an ...
  • Plain Officer's Buttons c. 1812
    Object       These are plain Officers’ buttons believed to be from the War of 1812.
    Object     These are plain Officers’ buttons believed to be from the War of 1812.
  • British Shako Plate- c. 1811
    Objectcomment       This is a shako plate for an 1811 model or stovepipe shako. It is broken in five places so it is fastened together with straight pins to a piece of cardboard. It has the GR cipher of George III in the center with a raised outer edge.
    Objectcomment     This is a shako plate for an 1811 model or stovepipe shako. It is broken in five places so it is fastened together with straight pins to a piece of ...
  • Military Cockade c.1812-1814
    Object       This is a military cockade that is made up of black pleated material and measures 7 cm in diameter. It has six rows that gather in the center with a small brass button. It was placed on the side of a hat worn by James Thompson of Whirlpool farm in ...
    Object     This is a military cockade that is made up of black pleated material and measures 7 cm in diameter. It has six rows that gather in the center with a ...
  • British Army Overcoat Button c.1812-1814
    Object       These are overcoat buttons from the British army. The metal buttons have no markings and measure 2.3cm in diameter.
    Object     These are overcoat buttons from the British army. The metal buttons have no markings and measure 2.3cm in diameter.
  • Plain Gaiter Button c.1812-1814
    Object       Plain flat gaiter button that is made of metal and measures 1.2 cm in diameter.
    Object     Plain flat gaiter button that is made of metal and measures 1.2 cm in diameter.
  • 1st (Royal Scots) Regiment Cross Belt Plate c.1812
    Object       This is a brass cross belt plate of the 1st (Royal Scots) Regiment. It is rectangular with an oval scotch thistle in the centre with lettering (illegible) around it and a crown on top. There is also a banner at the bottom. The belt plate measures 5.5cm x7cm and 2 ...
    Object     This is a brass cross belt plate of the 1st (Royal Scots) Regiment. It is rectangular with an oval scotch thistle in the centre with lettering (illegible) around it and ...
  • Land Indenture Between Edward Hunt and Robert Hamilton- March 1803
    Text       This is a land indenture between Edward Hunt, County of Lincoln and Robert Hamilton of Queenston, Merchant. It is dated March 29, 1803 and discusses the west half of Lot #4, fifth concession, the Township of Humberstone. This is a land indenture between Edward Hunt, County of Lincoln and Robert ...
    Text     This is a land indenture between Edward Hunt, County of Lincoln and Robert Hamilton of Queenston, Merchant. It is dated March 29, 1803 and discusses the west half of Lot ...
  • King George III 1807 Coin
    Object       The one side of this copper coin has the inscription “GEORGIUS 17” AND “D.G. REX 1807” with the King’s profile. The other side has “BRITANNIA” with an image of Britannia. It measures 2.5cm in diameter.
    Object     The one side of this copper coin has the inscription “GEORGIUS 17” AND “D.G. REX 1807” with the King’s profile. The other side has “BRITANNIA” with an image of Britannia. ...
  • Major General Aeneas Shaw House 1776-1796 - Mary Shaw
    Image       This image is part of a series of drawings done by Mary Shaw, the sixth daughter and 11th child of Hon. Aeneas Shaw. Aeneas Shaw was the first settler of York and participated in the War of 1812. It is a pen and ink grey wash sketch and measures (framed) ...
    Image     This image is part of a series of drawings done by Mary Shaw, the sixth daughter and 11th child of Hon. Aeneas Shaw. Aeneas Shaw was the first settler of ...
  • 65th (2nd Yorkshire, North Riding) Regiment of Foot Button
    Object       This button was initially identified as belonging to the 65th Regiment of Foot is believed to be from the War of 1812 period.
    Object     This button was initially identified as belonging to the 65th Regiment of Foot is believed to be from the War of 1812 period.
  • 62nd (Wiltshire) Regiment of Foot Button
    Object       The button is believed to be made of pewter and has a raised “WILTSHIRE” on the face along with a crown in the centre. The diameter is 2.2cm. The 1st Battalion of the 62nd Regiment arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1814 and fought against the Americans in Lower Canada ...
    Object     The button is believed to be made of pewter and has a raised “WILTSHIRE” on the face along with a crown in the centre. The diameter is 2.2cm. The 1st ...
  • Canadian Regiment of Fencible Infantry Button
    Object       It is believed that this is a Canadian Regiment of Fencible Infantry button from the 1812 period. Enlistment for the Fencibles started in 1805 in both Upper and Lower Canada. By the War of 1812 they were approximately 600 strong. During the war various detachments saw action at Crysler’s Farm, ...
    Object     It is believed that this is a Canadian Regiment of Fencible Infantry button from the 1812 period. Enlistment for the Fencibles started in 1805 in both Upper and Lower Canada. ...
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