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Artifact of the Week: Coverlet woven by Edward Graf

Artifact of the Week: Coverlet woven by Edward Graf

Welcome to this week’s Artifact of the Week presented by the Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum. This week’s artifact is a Coverlet woven by Edward Graf. Edward Graf IN the 1850s, Edward Graf, a weaver, moved to Gasline and began a business of weaving that would last nearly a century, later carried on by […]

Local History Snapshot: Valley Camp Coal Company Truck

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Local History Snapshot: Valley Camp Coal Company Truck

Today’s Local History Snapshot is a photo of a truck from the Valley Camp Coal Company, “A Reliable Name in Coal,” taken at the King St. weight station in Port Colborne around 1955. Courtesy Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum.

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Who will be the first American to say: “Our President is mentally ill”?

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Who will be the first American to say: “Our President is mentally ill”?

By William Thomas – The President of the United States, Donald Trump is mentally ill. He must be. Who but a person suffering from mental deficiencies would spend five years attacking former President Barack Obama’s birthright, accusing him of being a Muslim from Kenya when in fact he is a Christian born in Hawaii? Would […]

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Artifact of the Week: Port Colborne Lions Club Diamond Anniversary Souvenir Pin

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Artifact of the Week: Port Colborne Lions Club Diamond Anniversary Souvenir Pin

Welcome to the Artifact of the Week from the Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum. This week’s artifact is a souvenir pin from the Port Colborne Lions Club Diamond Anniversary donated by Nancy Sloan. Port Colborne Lions Club The Port Colborne Lions Club, formed in 1922, has a long history of serving the community with […]

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Local History Snapshot: S.S. “Maid of the Mist”

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Local History Snapshot: S.S. “Maid of the Mist”

Today’s local history snapshot features a photo of the S.S. “Maid of the Mist” visiting the American side of the Falls. The photo was taken from the Canadian side in 1934 by photographer Clifford M. Johnston. Credit: Clifford M. Johnston / Library and Archives Canada / PA-056912

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High tech, high-end underwear. Mortgages available

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High tech, high-end underwear. Mortgages available

Breaking news, but hopefully not wind – men’s underwear is in the throes of a technological evolution. New upstart companies like Tommy John and Mack Weldon run by “twenty somethings” have discovered that since our underwear hasn’t changed much since the 1900s, it was high time for an unwarranted upgrade accompanied of course, by a […]

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