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  • Letter to George Foster and Sons from J. W. Hillborn
        This item is a letter sent from J.W. Hillborn, a Paris merchant, to George Foster and Sons on April 25, 1902. Mr. Hillborn arranges the delivery of a number of goods to be delivered to him, and offers to sell them a case of maple syrup.
      This item is a letter sent from J.W. Hillborn, a Paris merchant, ...
  • Troops to Paris in 1866
        Troops to Paris In the 1860s, one of the concerns of Canadians was the Fenians. This group of men of Irish descent or sympathies were gathering across the border on American soil and there were sincere concerns that they would invade Canada. In March 1866, because of genuine fears, the ...
      Troops to Paris In the 1860s, one of the concerns of Canadians ...
  • The Tuscarora Township Squatters
        The story of the Six Nations people having been granted land along the Grand River six miles deep on either side of the river, from its mouth to its source, is a very familiar story for most people of Brant County. The story of how the Six Nations, through the ...
      The story of the Six Nations people having been granted land along ...
  • Paris Covered Toll Bridge
        In the early communities of the 1830s and 40s the roads and bridges that linked out of the way places like Paris to the larger towns like Hamilton and London were vital to settlers. New immigrants to the area needed ways to bring in the necessities of life and established ...
      In the early communities of the 1830s and 40s the roads and ...
  • People Who Conducted Business With Hiram Capron
        Local historian Roger Sharpe transcribed by hand the information below, which are lists of the names with the page number in each of Hiram Capron's Ledger books. The original books are held at the Paris Museum and Historical Society. You can consult the Ledgers to learn the business each person ...
      Local historian Roger Sharpe transcribed by hand the information below, which are ...
  • Railway Glad Hand for Airline Hose
        Railway glad hand for airline hose, part of braking system connects air hoses to one another.
      Railway glad hand for airline hose, part of braking system connects air ...
  • Letter to J. P. Nunan
        This is a letter to Mr. J. P. Nunan, Chairman Paris Public Library Board regarding subscription to Canadian national Railways magazine.
      This is a letter to Mr. J. P. Nunan, Chairman Paris Public ...
  • 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 ...
  • Paris-Burford Rough Riders, Circa 1900
        Black and white photograph of the Paris-Burford Rough Riders performing circa 1900. Cavalry in the centre of the dirt street, surrounded by crowds of women, men, and children on the street and sidewalks in front of stores.
      Black and white photograph of the Paris-Burford Rough Riders performing circa 1900. ...
  • John Richardson
        1999.0246.01: Black and white photograph of a group of fifteen Canadian soldiers recovering from wounds at a Canadian Expeditionary Force hospital in England, 1918. All men are in uniform, except the man in a dark jacket standing in the back row far right, with varying ranks. Four men in the ...
      1999.0246.01: Black and white photograph of a group of fifteen Canadian soldiers ...
  • Dedication of the Paris War Memorial, 11 November 1930
        1999.1001.01: Black and white photograph of eight men standing in front of the Paris War Memorial during the 11 November 1930 dedication ceremony. Photograph is captioned "Dignitaries at the dedication of the Memorial, 1930. L. to r.: Allan Scott; Kenneth Robinson; Rev. Wm. McConnell; Rev. J.A. Wilson; Captain Cox, rector ...
      1999.1001.01: Black and white photograph of eight men standing in front of ...
  • Paris Public School Cadet Corps Circa 1928
        Black and white photograph of the Paris Public School cadet corps circa 1927-1928. The boys stand in uniform in three groups, on a street with houses, a barn, and trees in the background. "Fred Bemrose / Paris, Ont" marked on the bottom right corner by former Curator of the Paris ...
      Black and white photograph of the Paris Public School cadet corps circa ...
  • Paris Military Camp 1909
        Postcard depicting horses drinking in the Grand River at a military camp in Paris, Ontario in June 1909. The camp consists of a group of seven or more tents among shrubs and trees, with buildings, a factory, and houses in the background.
      Postcard depicting horses drinking in the Grand River at a military camp ...
  • Sons of England Lodge Float
        Black and white photograph of the Sons of England Lodge float during a Second World War parade held in Paris, Ontario. The event presumably occurred in 1945 near the conclusion or after the war ended. There are women, men, children, and a dog standing and sitting on the float, and ...
      Black and white photograph of the Sons of England Lodge float during ...
  • Paris Cadets Welcoming Baron Byng, 9 April 1922
        The photograph is captioned "Awaiting the arrival of the gubernatorial train bearing the vice-regal couple, Baron and Lady Byng, April 9, 1922."
      The photograph is captioned "Awaiting the arrival of the gubernatorial train bearing ...
  • 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 ...
  • Remembrance Day Ceremony, c. 1935
        Remembrance Day Ceremony, c. 1935
      Remembrance Day Ceremony, c. 1935
  • Pupils watching a military parade about 1942
        Pupils watching a military parade about 1942. D.A. Smith.
      Pupils watching a military parade about 1942. D.A. Smith.
  • V. E. morning in Paris, 1945
        V. E. morning in Paris, 1945. Photo by D.L. Brontmier. Danny Pelton.
      V. E. morning in Paris, 1945. Photo by D.L. Brontmier. Danny Pelton.
  • Ceremony marking the end of World War 2, May, 1945
        Ceremony marking the end of World War 2, May, 1945. Negative and enlargement by D.A. Smith.
      Ceremony marking the end of World War 2, May, 1945. Negative and ...
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