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  • Gouinlock House
        Gouinlock House was originally built in 1845 and served as the home of John Penman, the founder of Penman Manufacturing Company, before he renovated Penmarvian.
      Gouinlock House was originally built in 1845 and served as the home ...
  • Queen’s Ward Class Photo
        This photograph depicts students of the Queen’s Ward school. Left to right, Back row: Bill Hume, Betty May Adams, Ephiram Sweezey, Bill Rowley, Wesley King, Fred King, Jim Walker, Ron Hubbard, Leonard Jones. Middle row: [?] Green, Eva Shaver Grace Irwin, Maxine Joynes, Gwen Potruff. Second row: Doris Beechey, Marilyn ...
      This photograph depicts students of the Queen’s Ward school. Left to right, ...
  • Letter to George Foster and Sons from C. H. Birley
        This item is a letter sent from C. H. Birley, a merchant from Paris, to George Foster and Sons on April 16, 1901. It was written by Mr. Birley, who enclosed a signed note that will clear up what money he owes.
      This item is a letter sent from C. H. Birley, a merchant ...
  • Letter to George Foster and Sons from C. H. Birley
        This item is a letter sent from C. H. Birley, a merchant from Paris, to George Foster and Sons on April 8, 1901. It was written by Mr. Birley, who enclosed a $10 balance on a note and asked for further time in paying them back due to "certain circumstances."
      This item is a letter sent from C. H. Birley, a merchant ...
  • Letter to George Foster and Sons from C. H. Birley
        This item is a letter sent from C. H. Birley, a merchant from Paris, to George Foster and Sons on March 11, 1901. It was written by Mr. Birley, who hoped to clear up payments and that George Foster would not press him any further on the matter.
      This item is a letter sent from C. H. Birley, a merchant ...
  • Paris 1915 Military Collage
        A collage of 66 vignettes of men in World War I military uniforms with their name listed below. In the centre "1915 Paris" is flanked by two crossed Union Jacks. The collage is signed on the bottom right corner “C. Plomby Paris”. Name of individuals listed from the top row ...
      A collage of 66 vignettes of men in World War I military ...
  • View of Paris c. 1875
        View of Paris about 1875 Grand River St. look north
      View of Paris about 1875 Grand River St. look north
  • Land Indenture between John Bray and the Department of Indian Affairs, 1848
        This contract documents the sale of a parcel of land in the Township of Dumfries from the Six Nations to John Bray for 100 pounds. The lot purchased was the north half of number 4 in the Second Concession.
      This contract documents the sale of a parcel of land in the ...
  • Interior of Woods & Tinknell Store, Paris, ON
        This photograph depicts the interior of the Woods & Tinknell store, c. 1940. Jerry Murray is depicted on the right; the other men may be Horace Bateman and Buster Woods.
      This photograph depicts the interior of the Woods & Tinknell store, c. ...
  • Sulfur Water Fountain by Nith River Bridge, Paris, ON
        This photograph depicts the sulfur water fountain which once stood by the northwest corner of the Nith River bridge near Grand River St. North, c. 1950. The man on the right is William Garratt.
      This photograph depicts the sulfur water fountain which once stood by the ...
  • Harriston Bonspiel Curlers, Trophy Winners, 1913
        This photograph depicts Harriston Bonspiel curlers, winners of the Meiklejohn Trophy for 1913. Two of the curlers depicted are from the Cavan family. This image was contributed by Janice Labron (née Cavan). The curlers in this photo are, from left to right: D. Cavan, skip; R. Ball; M. Taylor; and ...
      This photograph depicts Harriston Bonspiel curlers, winners of the Meiklejohn Trophy for ...
  • Paris Central School Class Photo, c. 1930
        Photo by F.C. Birchall Paris, Ont
      Photo by F.C. Birchall Paris, Ont
  • Land agreement with Great Western Railroad Company
        This agreement documents Capron's sale of a strip of land to allow the Great Western Railroad Company to run a track on his property. He additionally sold a plot to allow for the construction of a depot, and agreed to construct a wooden fence along the length of this track. ...
      This agreement documents Capron's sale of a strip of land to allow ...
  • The Paris Star, February 11, 1852
    The Paris Star (Paris, Ontario: The Paris Star), 11 Feb 1852     This issue of The Paris Star is from Wednesday, February 11, 1852; it is one of the oldest surviving complete issues of this newspaper. Many of its issues prior to 1900 were destroyed in a flood at the Star's headquarters. This online edition was scanned from a reprinted edition created ...
    The Paris Star (Paris, Ontario: The Paris Star), 11 Feb 1852   This issue of The Paris Star is from Wednesday, February 11, 1852; ...
  • Place Settings: Collected Works Celebrating the County of Brant
        Place Settings is the final project of the County of Brant Public Library's 2016-2017 Writer-in-Residence Program. This anthology showcases 16 unique non-fiction pieces by local writers about their personal connections to the County of Brant’s geography and history. The anthology includes stories that range from the singularity of a park ...
      Place Settings is the final project of the County of Brant Public ...
  • Photo of Train Wreck North of Paris
        This is photographic postcard depicting train wreck near Paris, Ont. The original photo was provided by the Paris Museum and Historical Society.
      This is photographic postcard depicting train wreck near Paris, Ont. The original ...
  • A Movement of the Spirit, by Roger Sharpe
        A Movement of the Spirit: the History of St. James Anglican Church, Paris, 1839-2010, by Roger Sharpe.
      A Movement of the Spirit: the History of St. James Anglican Church, ...
  • Mortgage Document between George F. Birley and William R. Baker, Paris, 1887
        This 1887 document mortgages a plot of land held by George F. and Emma Birley for $2600 from William R. Baker, the mortgagee. The lot mortgaged is lots number 5 and 6 in the north side of Capron Street in Paris.
      This 1887 document mortgages a plot of land held by George F. ...
  • Penmans Imported Help Memos
        These two memos were created by the Penmans Limited clothing company pertaining to its immigrant workers. Through much of the 20th century, Penmans solicited employees in parts of England and Canada and aided them in immigrating to Canada to work at the Paris mills. While Penmans would pay for their ...
      These two memos were created by the Penmans Limited clothing company pertaining ...
  • Harold Penman Smith speaking about John Penman at Paris Presbyterian Church, May 25, 1986
        This talk about the life of John Penman was given by his grand-nephew, Harold Penman Smith, at Paris Presbyterian Church on May 25, 1986. The full size version of the photo of John Penman used as an illustration can be seen by clicking following the link below the photo.
      This talk about the life of John Penman was given by his ...
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