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Local History Snapshot: Haist Grocery Store

Local History Snapshot: Haist Grocery Store

This week’s Local History Snapshot from the Welland Museum is of the Haist Grocery Store taken in 1908, The Haist Grocery Store was located at 57 Main St. W., according to the 1913 Vernon’s Directory, which was considered to be part of Haist’s block on Main St. W.    

Local History Snapshot: Port Colborne Lions Carnival

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Local History Snapshot: Port Colborne Lions Carnival

This week’s Local History Snapshot is a photo promoting the Port Colborne Lions Carnival taken in 1946 on Clarence St. The photo comes from the L.R. Wilson Heritage Archives. The 2018 Port Colborne Lions Club Carnival is on now through Sunday July 8/2018.  

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Local History Snapshot: Welland Aquaduct ca 1888

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Local History Snapshot: Welland Aquaduct ca 1888

This week’s Local History Snapshot is of the Welland Aquaduct taken in 1888, courtesy of the Welland Museum.

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Local History Snapshot: Concession Stand at Prophet’s Marina

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Local History Snapshot: Concession Stand at Prophet’s Marina

This week’s Local History Snapshot comes from the Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum. It’s a photo of Fran and Mary Prophet talking with a customer at the Concession Stand at Prophet’s Marina, circa 1950.

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Local History Snapshot: North Main Street Welland

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Local History Snapshot: North Main Street Welland

This week’s Local History Snapshot comes from the Welland Museum. It’s a photo of North Main Street in Welland, dated around 1920. North Main Street became what is known today as Niagara Street.

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Local History Snapshot: Grand Trunk Railway Accident

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Local History Snapshot: Grand Trunk Railway Accident

This week’s Local History Snapshot is of the┬áthe wreckage of an accident on the Grand Trunk Railway in Port Colborne on June 16/1916. One man, Robert Abbey, was killed and several others injured. Photo from the L.R. Wilson Heritage Research Archives.

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