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Christmas on Pitt Street, or the Cats visit Cornwall, part III.

Children lining-up to see Santa Claus, Cornwall, ca. 1960.

A letter to Santa from John in depression era Glengarry County.

THE CATS GO CHRISTMAS SHOPPING – 1957. 720 more words

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Long Sault Rapids, exposed, April 4th - Dec. 11, 1957.

For centuries the Long Sault Rapids on the St. Lawrence River, west of Cornwall, had been in turn been a barrier to river travel, a tourism mecca, and a problem that had to be overcome. 308 more words

Lease from the British Chiefs to Martin Levac, St. Regis, 21st Oct., 1819.

This Indenture made this 21st day of October for the year of Our Lord 1891 Between the Principal Loyal British Chiefs of the St. Regis Tribe of Indians of the one part And Martin Levac pf Salmon River in the Province of Lower Canada Yeoman of the other part witnesseth that for and in consideration of the sum of one pound five shillings to those in hand paid by the said Martin Levac   The receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged as also of the rents covenants and agreements herein after contained and assignors to be paid and kept.  490 more words

Artifact Of The Week

Ope, two gallon Flack and Van Ardsdale Crock, Cornwall.

Museums share – this open two gallon crock by Cornwall’s Flack and Van Arsdale was recently given to us by the Brant County Museum in Brantford, as it did not fit their collection policy. 83 more words

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Electric perculator, Cornwall Appliances Ltd., circa 1976.

Green metal electric coffee perculator made by Cornwall Appliances Ltd. between their opening at 1150 Montreal Road in 1973 and their closure in 1979.

Model:  2035. 8 more words

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Cornwall Border Protest - December 18, 1968.

On December 18, 1968, the Mohawk Indian Band of Akwesasne, erected a blockade on Cornwall Island in front of the International Bridge, to protest against the imposition of Canadian customs duties.  119 more words

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Courtaulds (Canada) Limited, demolition, March, 1996.

An aerial view looking west of Courtaulds (Canada) Ltd., Montreal Road, Cornwall, 1984.

Demolition of Courtaulds Canada, March 1996.  All that remains today is the front office administration building occupied by the “Standard-Freeholder.” 81 more words

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