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  • Newspaper Section: Ada Howell Recalls Her Past 96 Years in the St. George Area
        This item is a copy of a newspaper clipping detailing the life of Ada Howell around the time of her 96th birthday.
      This item is a copy of a newspaper clipping detailing the life ...
  • Newspaper Section: Gladys Beaizley 90th Birthday
        This item is a newspaper section that discusses the 90th birthday of Gladys Beaizley on December 15th and some details about her and her life.
      This item is a newspaper section that discusses the 90th birthday of ...
  • Birthday Postcard Sent to Hugh and Bessie McComb
        Reverse Hugh & Bessie Post Card I am sorry you are sick. Hugh helps you well soon he better. Wishing you a Happy Birthday. From Aunt Lizzie Howell Master Hugh McComb St George Ont R. R. No, 1.
      Reverse Hugh & Bessie Post Card I am sorry you are sick. ...
  • Letter to George Foster & Sons from F. Walker
        This item is a letter sent from F. Walker, a merchant from St. George, to George Foster and Sons on 11 March 1901. Mr. Walker writes in an order to be picked up by his colleague George Coleman that he will charge to his account. This order includes a barrel ...
      This item is a letter sent from F. Walker, a merchant from ...
  • St. George Public School
        This photograph depicts St. George public school. The School was opened in 1973. The original photo was provided by the County of Brant Public Library.
      This photograph depicts St. George public school. The School was opened in ...
  • Agriculture Works Postcard
        This is a postcard with a photograph of the Agriculture Works building in St. George. The photograph depicts the "new" factory built in 1878 after the former structure burned down the year before. Agriculture works was located on the northwest corner of Beverly and Reid streets. The company was founded ...
      This is a postcard with a photograph of the Agriculture Works building ...
  • Sunnyside Postcard
        This is a postcard with a photograph of Sunnyside in St. George. Sunnyside was constructed in 1888 by Dr. E.E. Kitchen, built as a show piece with Romanesque Revival style features. Sunnyside was the location for the inaugural meeting of the St. George Women's Institute beginning in 1903 until 1920. ...
      This is a postcard with a photograph of Sunnyside in St. George. ...
  • Howell Block on Main Street Postcard
        This is a postcard with a photograph of Howell Block on Main Street in St. George. The photo depicts the south end of the east side of downtown. From right to left, the buildings are: the Howell Block, the Reid Block, the Richardson Block, the Haas Block, the Cummings House ...
      This is a postcard with a photograph of Howell Block on Main ...
  • Railway Station Postcard
        This is a postcard with a photograph of the railway station in St. George, located on the west side of the railway bridge. This two storey building was eventually removed in 1947, and was replaced by a smaller structure that was attached to the freight shed. The date is unknown ...
      This is a postcard with a photograph of the railway station in ...
  • Grand Trunk Railway Bridge Reconstruction Postcard
        This is a postcard with a photograph of the reconstruction of the Grand Trunk Railway Station in St. George, located half a mile south of the village. The photograph is believed to have been taken following an accident in 1916. This accident followed the deadly train derailment in 1889 that ...
      This is a postcard with a photograph of the reconstruction of the ...
  • Methodist Church Postcard
        This is a postcard with a photograph of the Methodist Church in St. George. The church was built in 1869 by architect Mr. Turner from Brantford, and builder James Pickering, also from Brantford. Its original location was the current site of the Royal Canadian Legion Br. 605 on Main Street ...
      This is a postcard with a photograph of the Methodist Church in ...
  • Horses Pulling Logs on Howell Block Postcard
        This is a postcard with a photograph of horses pulling logs on Main Street in St. George. The photo depicts Howell and Reid Block in the background. The false stonework on the stucco facade of Reid Block is visible. The date is unknown but presumed to be around 1916-1920. This ...
      This is a postcard with a photograph of horses pulling logs on ...
  • Back Numbers Postcard
        This is a postcard titled "Back Numbers - St. George," with a photograph of a yoke of oxen pulling a wagon of gravel or manure. The phrase "back numbers" is used to refer to old, out-of-date issues of a periodical. The date is unknown but presumed to be around 1916-1920. ...
      This is a postcard titled "Back Numbers - St. George," with a ...
  • J.B. Howell's House Postcard
        This is a postcard with a photograph of what was presumably J.B. Howell's House in St. George. The photograph depicts a side view of the one-and-a-half storey white frame house. James B. Howell was a grandson of Isaac Howell, the original Howell settler in the area. The 1876 South Dumfries ...
      This is a postcard with a photograph of what was presumably J.B. ...
  • St. George Street Looking South Postcard
        Many thanks for your card, Cale, kindly accept my congratulations. I did not know your address so I am asking W. Mooney to forward this to you. With best regards E.W. Pallen Congrats from W. Mooney Mr. C.E. Cale 312 Wellesley St. City
      Many thanks for your card, Cale, kindly accept my congratulations. I did ...
  • William B. Wood House
        House Summary Located in St. George, the William B. Wood house was built in 1880 for local businessman Mr. Thompson. The home was soon after purchased by Snowball Grist Mill owner William Bruce Wood, who served on the South Dumfries and Brant County councils, and at one time was the ...
      House Summary Located in St. George, the William B. Wood house was ...
  • Scott Home as a Store
        This photograph depicts the Scott home after it was converted to a store, with Mr. Marchant posing in front. This image was taken about 1930, and was donated to the Library by Jean Rising. The original photo is held by the County of Brant Public Library.
      This photograph depicts the Scott home after it was converted to a ...
  • Main Street in St. George
        The photograph depicts Main Street in St. George, Ont. The original photo is held by the County of Brant Public Library.
      The photograph depicts Main Street in St. George, Ont. The original photo ...
  • Main Street in St. George Looking North
        This photograph, taken in 1978, shows St. George's main street, facing north. The original image is held by the County of Brant Public Library.
      This photograph, taken in 1978, shows St. George's main street, facing north. ...
  • Intersection of Hwy 5 and Main Street in St. George
        The photograph depicts the intersection of Hwy 5 and Main Street in St. George. The original photo is held by the County of Brant Public Library.
      The photograph depicts the intersection of Hwy 5 and Main Street in ...
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South Dumfries Local History Collection


The images included in this collection were donated by members of the community including Mrs. E. Buck, Mrs. R. Hinan, Mrs. G. J. Tolhurst, Mrs. M. Ilett, Mr. Ross Armstrong, Miss Ada Howell, Mrs. Beaizley, Mrs. H. C. Nixon, Miss B. Robson, Mrs. L. Wehrstein, Mr. Vern Gofton, Mr. G. Steedman, Mr. & Mrs. Stobbs and the Glen Morris Tweedsmiur. Support for this project has been generously provided the Ontario Trillium Foundation. The Ontario Trillium Foundation is an agency of the Government of Ontario. http://www.trilliumfoundation.org/