Posted by: Cornwall Community Museum | February 9, 2018

Historic Cornwall Postcards and books for sale at Cornwall’s Heritage Fair.

A black and white postcard showing a section of Pitt looking north across from the old Palace Theatre during the great fire of August 7, 1933.  This rare postcard will be on sale far below ebay prices at $5 at the Cornwall Community Museum’s table at this year’s Heritage Fair, Cornwall Square, Sat. Feb. 24, from 9 am to 4 pm.

An Edwardian era postcard of Cornwall’s High School.

The card is interesting but the stamp on the back may be of even more interest to the stamp collector.

The card with stamp will be sold to the first customer for only $4.

Remember all items are HST free.

1940s era postcard of the Cornwall General Hospital, 2nd St. E.  $2.

The Nurse’s residence is on the right.

Did you ever wonder how Reg Kyte got into the stationary business?  Learn all about one of Cornwall’s most beloved stores, in author Joan Levy Earle’s book THE LEGACY OF CW KYTE for only $20, available the the Cornwall Museum’s table at the Heritage Fair to be held at the Cornwall Square Sat. Feb. 24 from 9 am to 4 pm.

Remember we are a historical Society and take cash only, we still haven’t caught up with the 20th century, let alone the 21st!

You will find more than local Cornwall history at the Museum’s table at this year’s Heritage Fair.  This second hand biography of Sir John A. Macdonald is available for $5.

1940s era postcard of the Cornwall Canal at the foot of Augustus Street.  The right hand side or south side of the  postcard is now occupied by Lamoureux Park.  As you can see much of the present park is landfill.  Cost:  $2.

This is just a small selection of books, postcards and other ephemera that will be on sale at the SD & G Historical Society’s table at this year’s Heritage Fair.

Please note, for most of these books and postcards we only have one copy, so don’t delay!

 

 

 

 


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