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Arabella Williams’ Mantle Clock – Artifact of the Week

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Arabella Williams’ Mantle Clock – Artifact of the Week

Welcome to Artifact of the Week, a feature from Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum. This week is a mantle clock owned by Arabella Williams. Born in 1865, Arabella lived all her life in the house that is now the Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum’s main building. Her parents, John and Maria Judith Williams […]

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Brass Horse – Artifact of the Week

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Brass Horse – Artifact of the Week

Welcome to Artifact of the Week, a feature from the Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum. This week’s artifact of the week is a Brass Horse made at the Monarch Brass Works, donor is Mrs. Fred Campbell. Monarch Brass Works took over Dominion Brass Works in 1905. After the factory burned down in September 1908, […]

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Ship in a Bottle – Artifact of the week

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Ship in a Bottle – Artifact of the week

Welcome to Artifact of the Week, a feature from the Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum. The series leads off with a Ship in a Bottle on display at the museum. It was created by Rolf Benner, a messroom steward on a German merchant marine ship when he was captured in 1939. Prisoners were brought […]

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