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Groups:  Rivers and Creeks of St. Marys  
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A Favorite Fishing Spot, River Thames 
Image    This postcard image is one in a set of three. The image shows two men fishing on the banks of the Thames River. Condition: very good. Favorite Fishing Spot, River Thames, St. Marys, Ont.
Four Men on the Thames River 
ImageMysteries:    A photo showing four young men sitting in a small motor boat named "City of St. Marys". The men are floating down the Thames River and are dressed smartly in their jackets and hats. The photo was taken by local amateur photographer Milton Reesor. The exact date of the photo is unknown; however, it...
Four Men on the Millrace 
Image    A photo showing four young men sitting in a small motor boat named "City of St. Marys". The men are floating down the millrace that once separated the Flats from the mainland before the new dam was built in 1908. Milton Reesor, a local amateur photographer, took the photo looking north towards the...
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....
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:...
Trout Creek, St. Marys 
Image    This image is one in a series of postcards from the Reg Near collection. Although the inscription says "Scene on the River Thames," this photo depicts people boating on Trout Creek, looking northeast. On the left is the boathouse, which used to exists on the south bank of the Flats, with the Water...
The Boat House, St. Marys 
Image    This image is one in a series of postcards from the Reg Near collection. In 1908, the St. Marys Milling Company built the dam across the Thames River, creating a millpond that was close enough to a lake to allow boating throughout summer. Members of a newly formed canoe club subsequently...
River Thames & G.T.R. Bridge 
Image    This image is one in a series of postcards from the Reg Near collection. It is a colourised photograph of two groups canoeing on the Thames River underneath the Sarnia Bridge. Canoeing on the river and Rice Lake has been a popular recreational activity in St. Marys since the creation of the Dam in...
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