Posted by: Cornwall Community Museum | March 14, 2018

Stanley Island, Maxville, Cornwall historic postcards for sale!

A R. & O. Steamer leaving Stanley Island.  $5.00 only.

If you are interested in historic SD & G and Cornwall postcards be sure not to miss this sale.  Price below ebay, the Cornwall Community Museum is featuring historic postcards in its bookroom, open 11 am to 4 pm Wed. to Friday throughout March and Wed. to Sun. 11 to 4 pm  from April.

Information:  613 936-0280 or

The world famous Algonquin Hotel, Stanley Island.  This Edwardian era postcard is available for $5.

Jealous?  Bathers in the St. Lawrence off Stanley Island.

If you want read more about the Algonquin, and the history of the St. Lawrence between Lachine and Prescott be sure to obtain a copy of SECRETS OF THE ST. LAWRENCE, only available for $30 at the Cornwall Community Museum, only 10 left.

Along with this book the Museum’s bookroom also has a selection of out of print local histories.

Edwardian Hamilton Island, postcard for sale.

Edwardian Main Street.  For sale.

The Great Fire, Pitt Street, Cornwall, August 7, 1933.  A bargain at only $5.

Cornwall’s old fort, aka Fort Augustus.  When you open the card up it reads “Oh Joy, Cornwall is the best town in Canada.”  $5.

Cornwall Public (Central) School.

This is just a small selection available at the Cornwall Community Museum.


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