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Artifact of the Week: Sunnyside Dairy Cart

Artifact of the Week: Sunnyside Dairy Cart

This week’s Artifact of the Week comes from the Welland Museum. It is the Sunnyside Dairy Cart. On Saturday Oct. 6th/2018 the Seaway Mall hosted our thank you to the community event. If you missed the event don’ worry it is still on display in Centre court for a little while longer. The Sunnyside wagon […]

Artifact of the Week: Morewood teacup, saucer and sandwich plate

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Artifact of the Week: Morewood teacup, saucer and sandwich plate

This week’s Artifact of the Week comes from the Welland Museum. It is a Morwood teacup, saucer and sandwich plate featuring historic images. The teacup image is the Welland Ship Canal and Main St. Bridge. Both plates have maps of the scenic Niagara Peninsula. In the centre of the maps is a yellow notation of […]

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Artifact of the Week: “History of the Niagara Peninsula and the New Welland Canal”

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Artifact of the Week: “History of the Niagara Peninsula and the New Welland Canal”

Artifact of the Week is coming back to Erie Media. We are currently working with the local museums to make this a regular feature. Leading off the return of this series is an artifact from the Welland Museum. It is a book that was recent donated entitled “”History of the Niagara Peninsula and the New […]

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Artifact of the Week: Safety goggles used at INCO

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Artifact of the Week: Safety goggles used at INCO

Welcome to the Artifact of the Week from the Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum. This week’s artifact is a set of safety goggles used at INCO in Port Colborne. INCO During the First World War there was an increasing demand for nickel and as a result, in 1916, the International Nickel Company of Canada, […]

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Artifact of the Week: Bicycle Nameplate from Neff Foundry

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Artifact of the Week: Bicycle Nameplate from Neff Foundry

Welcome to Artifact of the Week from the Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum. This week’s artifact is a bicycle nameplate from Neff Foundry and Machine Shop donated by Donald Tait. Neff Brothers Machinists and Foundrymen Norman and Benton Neff produced several hundred Neff safety bicycles at the Neff Foundry and Machine Shop for Local […]

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Artifact of the Week: Buffet from the S.S. Canadiana

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Artifact of the Week: Buffet from the S.S. Canadiana

Welcome to the Artifact of the Week from the Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum. This week’s artifact is the Buffet from the S.S. Canadiana. The S.S. Canadiana The S.S. Canadiana, a passenger steam boat built in Buffalo in 1910, regularly carried up to 3,000 passengers per trip from Buffalo to Crystal Beach and the […]

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