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A photograph of the farmerettes at the Farm Service Camp, Virgil Public School, 1941.
Thursday November 3, 2022
During the First and Second World Wars, women known as "Farmerettes" were hired to participate in all aspects of farm work while men were fighting on the front. Find out more about NOTL's Farmerettes.
It's in the Cards: Margaret Peake Benton’s Secret?
Wednesday October 5, 2022
John Sayers looks at another postcard from the Burtniak Collection at the Museum. This one is by artist Margaret Peake Benton.
Restored stone of Elizabeth Kerr at St. Mark's Anglican Church, 2022.
Thursday September 1, 2022
Elizabeth Kerr is featured in the Niagara Historical Society's publication "Making Her Mark: Women of Niagara-on-the-Lake". In 2022, the NOTL Museum funded the restoration of Elizabeth Kerr’s cemetery stone at St. Mark’s Anglican Church.
Launcelot Servos (1879-1969)
Thursday August 4, 2022
In August of 2022, the Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake inducted Launcelot Servos (1879-1969) into the NOTL Sports Hall of Fame. Find out why he was so important to the sport of golf.
Queen Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake
Wednesday July 6, 2022
John Sayers looks into another postcard example from the John Burtniak Collection at the NOTL Museum. This one tells us about the business of postcards and the printing process.
A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words
Tuesday May 31, 2022
Assistant Curator, Shawna Butts found an interesting photograph of Polish soldiers training at Camp Kosciuszko in NOTL from the collection at the Polish Army Veterans Association. Can you see why this picture is so funny?