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The Early History of Carlisle

Originally Published in Heritage Happenings, March 1985These articles are reprinted as they were originally published. No attempt has been made to correct or update the content. If the topic interests you, we encourage you to do further research Read more
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The Honourable Adam Johnson Fergusson-Blair – Part II

Originally Published in Heritage Happenings, February 1985These articles are reprinted as they were originally published. No attempt has been made to correct or update the content. If the topic interests you, we encourage you to do further research Read more
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Mr. Griffin’s toll road

For the early residents of Waterdown and East Flamborough Township, travel to Hamilton via Waterdown Road or through Dundas was a long and difficult journey. A direct route became an ever-increasing need as the village and township prospered, largely Read more

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The Honourable Adam Johnson Fergusson-Blair – Part I

Originally Published in Heritage Happenings, January 1985These articles are reprinted as they were originally published. No attempt has been made to correct or update the content. If the topic interests you, we encourage you to do further research Read more
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The long and winding road

Long known as one of the most scenic roads in the Hamilton area, Snake Road today climbs the Niagara Escarpment between Plains Road and Waterdown in a series of twists and turns over a length of road that is Read more

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The Davis Connection with Waterdown – Part III

Originally Published in Heritage Happenings, November 1984These articles are reprinted as they were originally published. No attempt has been made to correct or update the content. If the topic interests you, we encourage you to do further research Read more
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The Davis Connection with Waterdown – Part II

Originally Published in Heritage Happenings, October 1984These articles are reprinted as they were originally published. No attempt has been made to correct or update the content. If the topic interests you, we encourage you to do further research Read more
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The Davis Connection with Waterdown – Part I

From the American Colonies to Upper Canada

Originally Published in Heritage Happenings, September 1984These articles are reprinted as they were originally published. No attempt has been made to correct or update the content. If the topic interests you, Read more
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La Salle’s journey, Part 2

The landing

On September 18, 1669, a small French expedition led by Robert Cavalier, Seigneur de la Salle, landed somewhere at the western end of Lake Ontario en route to the Indian village of Tinawatawa. It was believed that Read more

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The MacDonnell Family – Part II

Angus MacDonnell d. 1804

(Crown Patentee East Flamborough Township, Broken Front Concession, Lot 11; Concession 1, Lot 11; Concession 2, Lot 9; Concession 4, Lots 6, 7, 8, 9.)

Originally Published in Heritage Happenings, May 1984These articles are Read more
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