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  • Guardhouse at Grand River Street Level Crossing
        This photograph depicts the guardhouse at the level crossing which existed on Grand River Street from 1854 to 1905. The man depicted in the centre of the photo may be the artist P.G. Wickson. A similar photograph, taken at the same location and at the same time, was printed on ...
      This photograph depicts the guardhouse at the level crossing which existed on ...
  • Hiram Capron's Abstract of Title to Block No. 1 on the Grand River, 1866
        This abstract of title was written by Hiram Capron to trace the ownership history of Lot no. 1 on the Grand River in Paris, Ontario from 1798 to its current status in 1866. Prolific area landowners including Thomas Clark, William Dickson, and William Holme are listed as previous owners of ...
      This abstract of title was written by Hiram Capron to trace the ...
  • Raceway under Grand River St. with Support, c. 1885
        This photograph shows a group of workers by the structural support on the Grand River raceway, which was new c. 1885. Gary Pottruff notes that the semi-circular shape shown was a support for the brickwork underneath Grand River St. which ran over the raceway.
      This photograph shows a group of workers by the structural support on ...
  • Aerial View of Paris c. 1946
        This aerial photograph gives a view of Paris as it was c. 1946, focusing on the portions north of the forks of the Grand and Nith Rivers. This image was printed on page 38 of At the Forks of the Grand: Volume I by D. A. Smith, and was also ...
      This aerial photograph gives a view of Paris as it was c. ...
  • Factories along Grand River Millrace, Willow Street, c. 1875
        (On original matting) 71 Factories along Willow street and the Grand river about 1875. Copied and enlarged by D.A. Smith. PROPERTY OF PARIS HISTORICAL SOCIETY
      (On original matting) 71 Factories along Willow street and the Grand river ...
  • View of Upper Town Paris and Oilcloth Factory, c. 1885
        This photograph shows a view of Paris's upper town c. 1885, with the Grand River and bridge in the foreground. The building to the left is the oilcloth factory. This image was printed on page 65 of At the Forks of the Grand: Volume I by D. A. Smith.
      This photograph shows a view of Paris's upper town c. 1885, with ...
  • Lithograph View of Paris, c. 1855
        PARIS C.W.
      PARIS C.W.
  • Lower Town Paris, c. 1865
        This photograph shows a view of lower town in Paris. The camera is positioned at the head of Grand River Street, looking north with the Grand River and bridge to the right. This photograph was printed on page 83 of At the Forks of the Grand, vol. 1.
      This photograph shows a view of lower town in Paris. The camera ...
  • View of Grand River with Willow Street Raceway and Grand River Dam, c. 1860
        This photograph shows a view of the Grand River in Paris, c. 1860, looking south from the railway bridge. The section to the left is the Willow Street raceway that powered numerous businesses, most prominently Penmans Nos. 2 and 3 Mills. The dam is visible in the foreground. This image ...
      This photograph shows a view of the Grand River in Paris, c. ...
  • View of Lower Town, Paris, 1876
        This photograph shows a view of Paris's lower town, looking north across the Grand River Street bridge and shopping district. The two rivers, the Nith and the Grand, are both visible. This image was printed on page 254 of At the Forks of the Grand: Volume I by D. A. ...
      This photograph shows a view of Paris's lower town, looking north across ...
  • Lithograph View of the Lower Town, c. 1870s
        This lithograph, based on a painting by "Rev. M. A. F.," depicts the downtown area of Paris as it existed in the 1870s along with the Grand River and its bridges. It was originally published in the October 26, 1872 edition of the Canadian Illustrated News. Some time later, a ...
      This lithograph, based on a painting by "Rev. M. A. F.," depicts ...
  • Colourized Lithograph View of the Lower Town, c. 1870s
        Paris, Ont.—VIEW OF THE LOWER TOWN—From a sketch by the Rev. M.A.F.
      Paris, Ont.—VIEW OF THE LOWER TOWN—From a sketch by the Rev. M.A.F.
  • Aerial View of Paris, c. 1945
        This photograph depicts an aerial view of Paris as it was circa 1945. It focuses on the areas west of the Grand River, with the area south of the Nith in the foreground. It was taken by the London Free Press. This image was printed on page 118 of At ...
      This photograph depicts an aerial view of Paris as it was circa ...
  • Aerial View of Paris, c. 1946
        This aerial photograph gives a view of Paris as it was c. 1946, focusing on the portions west of the forks of the Grand and Nith Rivers. This image was printed on page 12 of At the Forks of the Grand: Volume I by D. A. Smith. The printed version ...
      This aerial photograph gives a view of Paris as it was c. ...
  • 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
  • View of Paris, Ont. from King St.
        View of Paris, Ont. from King St.
      View of Paris, Ont. from King St.
  • Penmans Dam under Construction, 1918
        BUILDING PENMAN'S DAM ON THE GRAND DECEMBER 17, 1918.
      BUILDING PENMAN'S DAM ON THE GRAND DECEMBER 17, 1918.
  • View of Paris and Grand River Street Bridge
        This 19th century photograph shows the Grand River Street bridge leading into Paris. The Finlayson tannery is visible in the foreground.
      This 19th century photograph shows the Grand River Street bridge leading into ...
  • Abstract of Title to Lot 30 West of the Grand River, with Map
        This abstract of title provides the transactional history of the portions of Lot 30 in Dumfries, which had at various times belonged to Thomas Clark, William Dickson, John Holme, Samuel Street and Hiram Capron. It was prepared in 1855 at the time of the incorporation of Paris in order to ...
      This abstract of title provides the transactional history of the portions of ...
  • Land Indenture between Augustus Jones and Six Nations, 1805
        This land indenture, signed March 1st, 1805, documents the Six Nations’ grant of land to Augustus Jones. He was given in total 1200 acres, located north of Dundas Street and east of the Grand River. The lease was granted for “Nine hundred and Ninety nine years,” and the only payment ...
      This land indenture, signed March 1st, 1805, documents the Six Nations’ grant ...
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