The Niagara Portage Road: A History of the Portage Road on the West Bank of the Niagara River - 200 YEARS, 1790 to 1990 ---by George A Seibel, City of Niagara Falls Historian

By: Seibel, George A; Edited By Olive M Seibel

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------------large (quarto) hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, looks pretty darn close to new, 371 pages, b&w as well as some colour photos and illustrations, ---This book recounts the events which took place on or near this road, from its beginning. A regularly scheduled stage-coach service, operated along the Portage Road as early as 1796, almost twenty years before there was a regular stage-coach service operating out of present day Toronto. During the War of 1812, battles were fought along the Road at Queenston Heights, Chippawa & Lundy's Lane. At the time even sailing ships were portaged over the Road!---, contents include: The Falls of Niagara and the East Bank Portage; The British Portage on the East Bank; The West Bank Portage; Our Early Settlers; The Portage Road; Early Pioneer Life; The Portage Road and the War of 1812; Portage Road Industries - Bridgewater Mills; The Portage Road - Travel Hotels Tourism after the War of 1812; City of the Falls; Erie and Ontario Rail Road; Niagara River Ferries; Fort Erie Ferries; Queenston; Queenston and the War of 1812; Queenston after the War of 1812; Queenston and the Lake Boats; Queenston's Historic Houses; Chippawa; Chippawa and the War of 1812; Chippawa after the Wary of 1812; Chippawa Becomes a Shipbuilding and Industrial Centre; Stamford; Early Stamford School; Early Stamford Churches; An Early Stamford Merchant; Stamford Village Plain; Stamford Green; The Portage Road Oak Tree; Drummondville; Notes; Bibliography; APPENDIX ( Reference Code for Family Notes; Bibliography for Summers' Material; Family Notes - Ernest Green; Stamford Presbyterian Churchyard Burials; Biographical Sketches; Index, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo

Title: The Niagara Portage Road: A History of the Portage Road on the West Bank of the Niagara River - 200 YEARS, 1790 to 1990 ---by George A Seibel, City of Niagara Falls Historian

Author Name: Seibel, George A; Edited By Olive M Seibel

Illustrator: Uncredited Cover Art

Categories: Hamilton & Ontario Local History,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Niagara Falls, Ontario, Niagara Falls, ON: The City of Niagara Falls, 1990, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1990

ISBN Number: 0969045743

ISBN Number 13: 9780969045748

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine (see description)

Jacket Condition: Near Fine (see description)

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 142537

Keywords: Niagara