Speculations on the Seneca Outpost of Tinawatawa – Vignette

The following vignette is an unsolicited and unedited article written by Joachim Brouwer. The opinions and conclusions of the article that of the Author.

By late 1700’s, the Mississauga Ojibways, the Anishinaabe were nominal owners of the Niagara Read more

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Fall in Flamborough – Vignette

This Vignette gives us a glimpse of some of the scenes, lifestyles and events in our agricultural  past.  All photographs and references are from material held in the Flamborough Archives collection.This Vignette gives us a glimpse of Read more

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Making A Difference – The McGregor Family & WWI – Vignette

This vignette focuses briefly on the contributions of one local family to the Great War and to Waterdown. There is much more material on the McGregor family in the Archives, as well as vertical files, photographs and histories of Read more

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Let It Snow – Winter in Flamborough – Vignette

Winter. Children love to build snowmen. Adults hope that the preparations they have made during the Fall will last through the cold dark months until Spring.  And everyone loves the social occasions – sleighrides, parties and Christmas.  Read more

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Postcards – Vignette

The Flamborough Archives contains several distinct postcard collections, as well as many individual cards found throughout the various papers and records of individuals and businesses.The Flamborough Archives contains several distinct postcard collections, as well as many individual cards found Read more

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The Railway In Waterdown – Vignette

The Flamborough Archives has dozens of photographs, postcards, clippings and other material documenting this construction.  This Vignette will focus on construction within the Village and the Waterdown South station. The Flamborough Archives has dozens of photographs, postcards, Read more

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Waterdown Memorials – Vignette

Waterdown is fortunate to have two unique memorials to our service men and women. The Flamborough Archives contains photos and historical documents relating to Memorial Hall, built to honor the memory of World War l veterans, and Memorial Park, Read more

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The Sporting Life in Flamborough – Vignette

Waterdown Dance ad from the Waterdown Review, 1921

There was radio, but no television or internet. The cyber world of tweeting,  texting and instagrams was not even a twinkle in the proverbial eye – so what did people Read more

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