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Essays & notes

War of 1812 Research

Newspaper Articles on local history

The Road that goes by many names

Mapping it out through history

Queenston Heights - a long time tourist draw

Simcoe Park

Tourism's Deep Roots in Niagara-on-the-Lake

The History of the Home Child System in Niagara

Col. John Butler

The Credit Crunch - 19th century style

Cemetery Home to to victims of 1918 pandemic

The good old (school) days in NOTL

What's behind the names of NOTL streets

Zimmerman - an early entrepreneur in Niagara

Depression marked the end of the line for the Plumb House

Niagara as a refuge

The Irish come to Niagara

Eliza Fenwick - early teacher and novelist

Niagara moves towards ending slavery

Freedom for escaped slave slow in coming

Temperance groups active in the mid-19th century

Cookbook offers a glimpse at 19th century taste

Try some 19th century recipes

A final look at early cooking

Queenston Canal project never came to be

A sample of life in 1790s Niagara

A Day at the Park brought a sense of community

The evolution of golf

The history of golf in Niagara

William Kirby

Miss Maria Rye - Our Western Home

Docks developed to meet shipping needs

Niagara a summer home to auto builder

'In the thick of railway progress'

F.W. Jopling - seeing Niagara through the eyes of an artist

Niagara embraced Polish Soldiers

Museum collection blossomed from the start

Gale winds helped link countries

How Upper and Lower Canada came to be

It was a dinner for 1,000 guests

An Angel takes flight

Niagara's influence on national affairs

The American Influence

Something brewing in St. Davids

Life of Riley became one of freedom

Before the better way, there was the wetter way


® Image: View of Fort George, Oil on canvass, C. Kreighoff 1823