Posted by: Cornwall Community Museum | December 18, 2015

Photographs of the Week. Williamstown, Ontario.

scan0042                     Pre World War I postcard The Black River, Williamstown.


The bay at the east end of Williamstown, Eugene Joubert’s boat is seen in the centre.scan0043 Fx_WM


Williamstown postcard printed by L. Gobeille, Montreal.


F.E. Joubert’s grocery, Williamstown.


scan0047                                                          Postcard, 1920.


Postcard, 1920.


Blockprint poster for the Williamstown Fair.scan0050



Williamstown High School, 1900 to 1950s.


Williamstown Grammar School, signed Egerton Ryerson.


The Public aka Grammar School opened in 1862 is now the Museum.


Lady and Sir John Johnson stand outside of the Sir John Johnson House National Historic Site, Williamstown, August 17, 1961.


Fraserfield, Williamstown.

Construction started on the home in 1817.  It served as the residence of Col. Hon. Alexander Fraser, 1776 – 1853.  Member of the Legislative Assembly for Glengarry, 1828 34; Legislative Councillor 1838 – 53; first Warden of the United Counties, 1841 – 49; Registrar for Glengarry 1841 – 53.

These photographs, postcards and images are from the collection of the Cornwall Community Museum.



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