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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?
Cook House Door - Hardwick Photo 2019.028.047
Wednesday May 4, 2022
The Museum recently acquired an extensive collection of postcards from Niagara collector, John Burtniak. Our Collections volunteer, John Sayers, has been working his way through the collection, finding interesting pieces as he goes. Here John talks about the importance of knowing the photographer of some Niagara Camp postcards.
Plains Pipes at the Niagara-on-the-Lake Museum
Friday April 1, 2022
As a former employee of the NOTL Museum, Nick Clemens uncovered an unidentified artefact that ended up being an Indigenous pipe with an interesting provenance. He also learned that a similar one had been sold from the collection many years ago.
The Niagara-on-the-Lake Museum today
Thursday March 3, 2022
The Niagara-on-the-Lake Museum's Managing Director/Curator welcomes you to our blog with a look at our organization's past.