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The Quarry 
Image    This image is one in a series of postcards from the Reg Near collection. This is a photograph postcard of the Quarry. It is summer and there are many people out enjoying the weather. There are many swimmers in the water and on the rafts. There are also a number of people sitting on the deck....
St. M. C. I. Champions 
ImageMysteries:    This image is one in a series of postcards from the Reg Near collection. This photograph postcard is of the St. Marys Collegiate Institute hockey team. The team won the championship in 1915. Notice that there are two trophies. One larger trophy sitting in the center of the group and one smaller...
Alert Lacrosse Club, 1905 
Image    This image is one in a series of postcards from the Reg Near collection. It is a team picture of the Alert Lacrosse Team in 1905. At this period of time, lacrosse was a more popular sport in Canada than baseball or hockey, appealing to both players and spectators. Hockey could not be played...
Lacrosse Team, St. Marys 
Image    This image is one in a series of postcards from the Reg Near collection. This depicts a young boy's lacrosse team, many of whom are identified on the reverse. At this period of time, lacrosse was a more popular sport in Canada than baseball or hockey, appealing to both players and spectators....
Large Group of Unidentified People 
ImageMysteries:    This image is one in a series of postcards from the Reg Near collection. This appears to be a social gathering, however the details and identities of the people are currently unknown. Condition: Fair - Wear on all corners and edges, dark marks and discolouration throughout. None
Four People in Rowboat Above the Dam, St. Marys 
Image    This image is one in a series of postcards from the Reg Near collection. It depicts four people in a small rowboat at the junction of the Thames River and Trout Creek, just downstream from where the current falls are today. In the background to the left are the Flats, and on the right shoreline is...
Five People in Rowboat 
Image    This image is one in a series of postcards from the Reg Near collection. This appears to be the same group of people from another postcard in the collection. They are on he banks of the Thames River, and it was taken some time between 1879 and 1893. Condition: Poor - Severe discolouration...
Two Men with Motorboat 
Image    This image is one in a series of postcards from the Reg Near collection. This image shows two men, Frank Markey and James Beattie, and their motorboat "The Mermaid" on the banks of the Thames River. In the background across the river is the edge of the Flats. This stereoscope card is dated 1910....
There is Lots of Big Game at St. Marys, Ontario 
Image    This image is one in a series of postcards from the Reg Near collection. It depicts three men and a dog returning from a hunting trip, carrying a dead rabbit that has been doctored to the size of a human. This type of advertisement for the town would be a comedic exaggeration of good hunting in...
"Salted" So Easy, Put Salt on Their Tails at St. Marys, Ont. 
Image    This image is one in a series of postcards from the Reg Near collection. It was used as advertising for the Town of St. Marys, and a doctored image of a rabbit to be much larger shows the good hunting around the area. Condition: Good - Some wear on edges, slight bend in middle. "'Salted' So Easy,...
Young Hockey Player 
Image    This image is one in a series of postcards from the Reg Near collection. This postcard is of George Tuer, wearing a hockey uniform complete with a sweater, pants, socks, skates, and a stick. It is addressed to "Elva," however since it was given by hand, there is no stamp to date this postcard....
Greetings from St. Mary's, Ontario, Canada 
Image    This image is one in a series of postcards from the Reg Near collection. It shows a few men fishing on a river, used to advertise St. Marys. Condition: Good - Wear on all four corners, some discolouration. "Greetings from St. Mary's, Ontario, Canada. R-7"
Baseball Team 
Image    This image is one in a series of postcards from the Reg Near collection. It shows a photograph of a baseball team, however the team itself is unknown. This postcard is dated 1947, a time of high popularity for baseball in the St. Marys area. When baseball resumed after the Second World War, St....
Mill Race and Bird's Eye View of St. Marys, Ont. 
Image    This image is one in a series of postcards from the Reg Near collection. The photograph insert shows two people in a row boat on the Thames River. In the background, Town Hall and the United Church are visible on the skyline. On the left side of the photo is a coat of arms, featuring symbols of...
Easter Seal Society Canoe Race 
Image    This image is one in a series of postcards from the Reg Near collection. It is a photograph of a canoe race held annually by the Easter Seal Society for fundraising. The race led teams from the St. Marys Dam down the Thames River to Fanshawe Lake. It was an extremely popular event in St. Marys, as...
Rice Lake, St. Marys, Ont. 
Image    This image is one in a series of postcards from the Reg Near collection. It is a colourized photograph of people canoeing on Rice Lake, just above the dam. In the background is the Flats and the Thames River leading to the Sarnia Bridge. This postcard is used and dated August 16, 1913. Condition:...
The Lawn, Royal Edward Hotel, St. Marys 
Image    This image is one in a series of postcards from the Reg Near collection. Now known as Island Park, the Royal Albert Hotel's lawn was used by patrons for events such as picnics, parties, or to just relax in the shade. This postcard is used and dated December 1, 1910. Condition: Good - Wear around...
Royal Edward Garden 
Image    This image is one in a series of postcards from the Reg Near collection. Now known as Island Park, the Royal Albert Hotel's lawn was used by patrons for events such as picnics, parties, or to just relax in the shade. Running through the foreground in the bottom right is the mill race. Condition:...
Island Park, St. Marys 
Image    This image is one in a series of postcards from the Reg Near collection. It depicts a group standing in Island Park, looking north. It was originally built to draw water from the mill pond that was created in the 1850s. In the 1930s, flood and man-made damages nearly eradicated the island, but in...
The Flats Athletic Field 
Image    This image is one in a series of postcards from the Reg Near collection. This depicts the entrance to the St. Marys Athletic Park, also known as "The Flats." Originally used in the 1850s for pastureland and annual militia training, it played host to numerous sporting events such as cricket,...
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