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The following are useful links to online resources for the history of Niagara-on-the-Lake.  These are some of the most common resources for understanding our past.

General History of Niagara Links


Personal Papers

The Papers of Sir William Johnson
By Sir William Johnson (1715-1774); Publication date 1921-1965

The Sir William Johnson papers represents a significant number of Johnson's personal and business papers. The collection consists of several thousand individual documents ranging from bills and receipts to correspondence to household inventories. It also includes materials seized by the State during the American Revolution and other materials acquired subsequently as supplementary material. Topics include: New York State History, Niagara History, Fort Niagara, Native History (so called Indian Affairs), the Seven Years War and more. For hard copies of the Papers of Sir William Johnson, please contact the Museum. The Object ID number for the Volumes is 985.4.54

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Military History of Niagara

Our Western Home - Rye Home

Indigenous History



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Local Heritage Sites

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® Image: View of Fort George, Oil on canvass, C. Kreighoff 1823