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Exploring Photos with the NOTL Museum: Battle of Fort George, May 27, 1813

This watercolour depicts the War of 1812’s Battle of Fort George on May 27, 1813. It is a view toward the mouth of the Niagara...

Exploring Photos with the NOTL Museum: The village of Queenston

This circa 1903 photograph of Queenston looks south down Queenston Street. The South Landing Inn, on Front Street, is just left of centre in...

Exploring Photos with the NOTL Museum: Queenston Heights “Port Folio”

This print is from the American magazine "Port Folio," published in Philadelphia 1809-1827. The magazine included engravings and aquaprints that are among some of the earliest...

Exploring Photos with the NOTL Museum: Niagara Wharf, 1935

This 1935 photograph was taken from the balcony of the King George III Inn (later the American Hotel) at 61 Melville St. It shows how...

Exploring Photos with the NOTL Museum: Fort George golf course, 1902

Many of you are itching to get out on the golf course now if you haven’t already. Here is a 1902 plan of the...

Exploring Photos with the NOTL Museum: The Ing family home and business

Besides this being their family home, the Ing family operated a laundry service out of the basement and also sold tickets for the Niagara streetcar...

Exploring Photos with the NOTL Museum: The Bicycle Gymkhana

As spring is slowly making its way here there are more and more cyclists on the roads. Today we feature the prize winners, c.1900,...

Exploring Photos with the NOTL Museum: Brownies on parade for Royal visit

Girl Guide cookies will be on sale in April, so make sure to pick up a box and support our local unit. Here’s a photo...

Exploring Photos with the NOTL Museum: The Pumphouse

The 1891 Pumphouse on Ricardo Street, shown on the right of this c.1904 photograph, is a fine example of industrial architecture in Niagara-on-the-Lake. Built...

Exploring Photos with the NOTL Museum: Red brick home

This watercolour was painted by landscape artist George R. Bruenech. It features a red brick home with a figure of a woman seated on...

Exploring Photos with the NOTL Museum: Sally Carter and the Moseby affair of 1837

Many local history enthusiasts are familiar with the Moseby affair of 1837. However, few may know the story of Sally Carter. She helped to...

Exploring Photos with the NOTL Museum: Laura Secord School, 1921

Here is a 1921 photograph of the Laura Secord school in Queenston. The Niagara Township had 11 school sections and Queenston’s school was known...

Exploring Photos with the NOTL Museum: The Spalding Trophy

Are you ready for some football? Well, the Buffalo Bills aren’t playing in the Super Bowl this weekend, so no. However, if you’re referring to...

Exploring Photos with the NOTL Museum: Winter fun in NOTL

Seeing the community come together to build and maintain the skating rink in Virgil had us thinking of when rinks were created in Simcoe Park...

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