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Kingston as Capital Clippings

  • CA ON00239 F02167
  • Discrete Item
  • 1843-1857

From 1843 to 1857 the capital of Canada had moved between Kingston, Montréal, Toronto and Quebec City. Seeing as agreement on a permanent capital was so contentious, the matter was deferred to the young Queen Victoria. The 2 pocketbooks contain articles about the proposed locations of the capital of Canada, reflecting the decidedly biased opinion that Kingston would be the best choice due to the City's location, security and lifestyle.

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Road to Napanee album

  • CA ON00239 F02181
  • Discrete Item
  • [191-?]

Ontario's first macadamized road. This album is comprised of photographs taken in the 1910's of work being done on Highway #2, also known as Kingston Road or York Road.

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Thousand Islands - June, July 1911 album

  • CA ON00239 F02194
  • Discrete Item
  • 1911

This album consists of pictures from the Thousand Islands taken during the summer of 1911. Includes views of Ryder cottage, Wilson's Canal, yachts the 'Ramona' and 'Rowena', the 'Parthia', a barge, and engine hoist of the Kingston Salvage Company, and a couple of Steamers.

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Gananoque Tourism brochure

  • CA ON00239 F02242
  • Discrete Item
  • [ca. 1970]

Tourism brochure illustrating the features of Gananoque and the Thousand Islands

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