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Local History Snapshot: Tully’s Restaurant

Local History Snapshot: Tully’s Restaurant

This week’s Local History Snapshot from the Welland Museum is a photo taken in the 1950s of Tully’s Restaurant on Cross Street in Welland. Advertisements

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Local History Snapshot: Ready for a day on the hills

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Local History Snapshot: Ready for a day on the hills

This week’s Local History Snapshot is from the L.R. Wilson Heritage Research Archives. It is an undated photo showing a young lad dressed up and ready to hit the tobogganing hill. The photo came from the Wichman Collection. The Wichman Funeral and Furniture business was on Main Street in Humberstone village.      

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Local History Snapshot: Commonwealth Electric Corp. Welland

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Local History Snapshot: Commonwealth Electric Corp. Welland

This week’s Local History Snapshot comes from the Welland Museum. It is a photo inside the machine shop at Commonwealth Electric Corporation in Welland taken in October of 1937.  

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Local History Snapshot: Harvesting Ice in Port Colborne

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Local History Snapshot: Harvesting Ice in Port Colborne

This week’s Local History Snapshot is an undated photo showing harvesting ice in winter in Port Colborne from the L.R. Wilson Heritage Research Archives. In the days before refrigerators, If you wanted to enjoy ice-cold lemonade or make some ice cream in the middle of summer you needed to get busy in the depths of […]

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Local History Snapshot: World War One soldiers

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Local History Snapshot: World War One soldiers

This week’s Local History Snapshot is a photo of a group of soldiers at the train station from World War 1. The photo is from the L.R. Wilson Heritage Research Archives. On August 8, 1918, the Battle of Amiens began, the start of an Allied Offensive which would go on to exhaust the resources of the […]

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Local History Snapshot: Welland Trolley

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Local History Snapshot: Welland Trolley

This week’s Local History Snapshot is  from the Welland Museum  of the Welland Trolley in the early 1900s.

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