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'Bird's Eye View of Fraser House, and Grounds, Port Stanley, Ontario'

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives15345
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Robert Moore Postcard Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1915
Accession Number
2005-26
Storage Location
C6 Sh6 B3 F5 #11
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Robert Moore Postcard Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2005-26
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C6 Sh6 B3 F5 #11
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1915
Physical Description
1 postcard : b&w ; 9 x 14 cm
Scope and Content
Black and white illustration of Fraser House, Port Stanley, and surrounding property, as seen from an elevated vantage point (probably the Fraser Heights observation tower). Image is surrounded by a small white border, containing the caption: "Birds Eye View of Fraser House, and Grounds, Port Stanley, Ontario." The Fraser House hotel opened on May 24, 1871.
Name Access
Port Stanley (Ont.)
Fraser Heights (Port Stanley)
Fraser House (Port Stanley)
Subject Access
Hotels
Images

County Court Documents, 1905-1924.

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives131798
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ian D. Cameron Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1905-1924
Accession Number
2011-10
Storage Location
R11 S5 Sh6 B1 F4
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ian D. Cameron Collection
Description Level
File
Accession Number
2011-10
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
R11 S5 Sh6 B1 F4
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1905-1924
Series
Ian D. Cameron Collection - Historical Records Series
Scope and Content
This file includes;
-Note regarding the Fraser House to Mr. Douglass from C.H. Kennedy, dated April 27, 1905, used in the case of Kennedy vs. Douglas, December 7, 1905.
-Lake Erie and Detroit River Railway Freight Advice Notes, dated December 7, 1905.
-Dinner Menu from the Fraser, used in the case of Kennedy vs. Douglass dated November 17, 1905.
-Note regarding the Fraser House to C.H. Kennedy from H.M. Douglass, dated April 29, 1905, used in the case of Kennedy vs. Douglass, November 15, 1905.
-Booklet to Walter Mitchell, Esq., Port Stanley from Canadian General Electric Co., Limited, dated Februrary 9, 1906.
-Invoices from Thomas Bros. Ltd. in account with H.J. McManus, dated 1906.
-Typed Note to H.J. McManus, City., from Thomas Brothers Limited., dated January 12, 1907.
-Typed Note to H.J. McManus esq. from Thomas Brothers Limited., dated January 25, 1907.
-Booklet to Aylmer Condensed Milk Co."Gas Engine & G.S. Producer Plant" from Canada Foundry Company, filed December 10, 1907 by David McLaws, dated September 26, 1907.
-Agreement from Geo. Spackman signed Frederick Guest, dated May 26, 1913.
-To Messrs, Arnold Company for Michigan Central Railway Shops, St. Thomas from Canadian General Electric Co., rewritten and dated September 3, 1913.
-Receipt and Conditional Sale Contract from Elgin Motors of St. Thomas to Edward M. Cohoe of St. Thomas, dated September 15 and 26, 1924.
-Conditional Sale Agreement re Tug "Henry F. Jelly" between Nathan S. Cornell and Joseph Henry Addridge et al, received and filed January 4, 1919 from David McLaws, dated January 3, 1919.
-House Lease between Hugh Douglass and Charles Kennedy, dated April 15, 1905, used in the case of Kennedy vs. Douglass, November 15, 1905.
Name Access
Thomas Brothers Limited
Canadian General Electric Co. Limited
Lake Erie and Detroit River Railway Company
Fraser House (Port Stanley)

Fraser Hill, Port Stanley

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives152258
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ian D. Cameron Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1908
Accession Number
2011-10
Storage Location
R11 S5 Sh3 B2 F45
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ian D. Cameron Collection
Description Level
File
Item Number
P-45
Accession Number
2011-10
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
R11 S5 Sh3 B2 F45
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1908
Series
Ian D. Cameron Collection - Photographs Series
Scope and Content
Postcard image ca. 1908 with caption "Fraser Hill, Port Stanley". View includes the Fraser House hotel (opened on May 24, 1871) and lookout gazebo on Fraser Heights, as well as the Incline Railway powerhouse (or hoist house) and tracks. This image pre-dates the extension of the London and Port Stanley Railway tracks to the main beach in Port Stanley in 1897. File includes:
plastic negative (black and white)
glass lantern slide (black and white)
colour postcard
Name Access
Port Stanley (Ont.)
Fraser Heights (Port Stanley)
Fraser House (Port Stanley)
Incline Railway (Port Stanley)
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
Hotels
Railways
Images

Fraser Hill, Port Stanley

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives138016
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1909
Accession Number
2015-10
Storage Location
C3 Sh5 B6 F8
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Photograph Collection
Creator
Finlay & Glover, Port Stanley
Description Level
Item
Item Number
P 566
Accession Number
2015-10
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C3 Sh5 B6 F8
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1909
Physical Description
1 postcard : col.
Scope and Content
Colour postcard showing Fraser Hill, Port Stanley, ca. 1909 (also known as Fraser Heights, Invererie Heights). View includes incline railway and Fraser House Hotel (opened May 24, 1871). Postcard created by "Finlay & Glover, Port Stanley".
Name Access
Port Stanley (Ont.)
Fraser Heights (Port Stanley)
Fraser House (Port Stanley)
Incline Railway (Port Stanley)
Invererie Heights (Port Stanley)
Subject Access
Hotels
Images

'Fraser House Bill of Payment'

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives15343
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Robert Moore Postcard Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1886
Accession Number
2005-26
Storage Location
C6 Sh6 B3 F5 #9
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Robert Moore Postcard Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2005-26
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C6 Sh6 B3 F5 #9
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1886
Physical Description
1 note : col. ; 9.5 x 14 cm
Scope and Content
A piece of stationery with an etching of the Lake Erie shore at Port Stanley, with boats, businesses and residences. On the other side of the note, there is a "Fraser House" logo, and a bill for $70. The bill is dated October 6, 1886. The etching includes views of the Fraser House hotel (opened on May 24, 1871); the Fraser Heights observation tower; the incline railway, with its powerhouse or hoist house; and a stairway connecting the Fraser House grounds on Fraser Heights with the main beach below, where there appears to be a bath house and a section of beach fenced off, presumably for the exclusive use of Fraser House guests.
Name Access
Port Stanley (Ont.)
Lake Erie
Fraser House (Port Stanley)
Incline Railway (Port Stanley)
Fraser Heights (Port Stanley)
Subject Access
Hotels
Images

Fraser House Hotel, Port Stanley

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives152087
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ian D. Cameron Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1880
Accession Number
2011-10
Storage Location
R11 S5 Sh3 B2 F35
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ian D. Cameron Collection
Description Level
File
Item Number
P-35
Accession Number
2011-10
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
R11 S5 Sh3 B2 F35
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1880
Series
Ian D. Cameron Collection - Photographs Series
Scope and Content
Exterior view of the Fraser House hotel and grounds, Port Stanley, looking west from the observation tower, ca. 1880. William Fraser built the Fraser House hotel on Fraser Heights, Port Stanley in 1871 (opened on May 24, 1871). This view, probably taken from the observation tower located directly to the east of the hotel, includes the pleasure grounds to the west of the hotel, the pedestrian walkway along the cliff top on Fraser Heights in front of the hotel known as "lovers' walk", and the powerhouse or "hoist house" for the incline railway. File includes:
glass-plate negative
glass lantern slide
Name Access
Port Stanley (Ont.)
Incline Railway (Port Stanley)
Fraser Heights (Port Stanley)
Fraser House (Port Stanley)
Subject Access
Hotels
Images

Fraser House Hotel, Port Stanley

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives152088
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ian D. Cameron Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1880
Accession Number
2011-10
Storage Location
R11 S5 Sh3 B2 F36
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ian D. Cameron Collection
Description Level
File
Item Number
P-36
Accession Number
2011-10
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
R11 S5 Sh3 B2 F36
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1880
Series
Ian D. Cameron Collection - Photographs Series
Scope and Content
Exterior view of the Fraser House hotel and grounds, Port Stanley, looking northeast, ca. 1880. William Fraser built the Fraser House hotel on Fraser Heights, Port Stanley in 1871 (opened on May 24, 1871). Image has been copied from an unknown publication. File includes:
glass-plate negative
glass lantern slide
Name Access
Port Stanley (Ont.)
Fraser Heights (Port Stanley)
Fraser House (Port Stanley)
Subject Access
Hotels
Images

Fraser House Hotel, Port Stanley

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives152089
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ian D. Cameron Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1890
Accession Number
2011-10
Storage Location
R11 S5 Sh3 B2 F37
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ian D. Cameron Collection
Description Level
File
Item Number
P-37
Accession Number
2011-10
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
R11 S5 Sh3 B2 F37
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1890
Publication
Posted to Facebook, Twitter and Instagram March 26, 2020
Series
Ian D. Cameron Collection - Photographs Series
Scope and Content
Exterior view of the Fraser House hotel, Port Stanley, looking northwest, ca. 1890. William Fraser built the Fraser House hotel on Fraser Heights, Port Stanley in 1871 (opened on May 24, 1871). View also includes the hotel driveway. Image has been copied from an unknown publication, where it was published with the caption "The Fraser House - The Tourist's Resort". File includes:
glass-plate negative
glass lantern slide
Name Access
Port Stanley (Ont.)
Fraser Heights (Port Stanley)
Fraser House (Port Stanley)
Subject Access
Hotels
Images

Fraser House, Port Stanley

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives114024
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1890
Storage Location
C3 Sh5 B5 F6
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
P 352
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C3 Sh5 B5 F6
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1890
Publication
Posted on Facebook: May 6, 2020.
Physical Description
1 photograph : b & w ; 19.5 x 25.5 cm
Scan Resolution
300 d.p.i.
Scope and Content
Exterior view of the Fraser House hotel, Port Stanley, ca. 1890. A horse and buggy (with Fraser House logo) used to transport guests is visible. The Fraser House opened on May 24, 1871. It was later known as the Invererie Hotel.
Name Access
Port Stanley (Ont.)
Fraser Heights (Port Stanley)
Fraser House (Port Stanley)
Invererie Summer Hotel (Port Stanley)
Subject Access
Business and Industry
Hotels
Images

'Fraser House, Port Stanley, Ontario'

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives15321
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Robert Moore Postcard Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1907
Accession Number
2005-26
2015-36
Storage Location
C6 Sh6 B3 F4 #37
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Robert Moore Postcard Collection
Creator
Red Star News Co., London, Ontario
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2005-26
2015-36
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C6 Sh6 B3 F4 #37
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1907
Physical Description
1 postcard : col. ; 9 x 14 cm (3 copies)
Scope and Content
2 copies of the same postcard featuring a colour illustration of the exterior of the Fraser House hotel (later known as the Invererie Hotel), Port Stanley, and surrounding property, with a line of trees obstructing the view of the building. Has a Port Stanley postmark dated August 21, 1907. Addressed to Mrs. N.E. Greenslil (?) of Bennington, Vermont. The Fraser House opened on May 24, 1871.
Name Access
Port Stanley (Ont.)
Invererie Summer Hotel (Port Stanley)
Fraser Heights (Port Stanley)
Fraser House (Port Stanley)
Subject Access
Hotels
Images

Incline Railway and Observation Tower, Port Stanley

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives152030
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ian D. Cameron Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1880
Accession Number
2011-10
Storage Location
R11 S5 Sh3 B2 F33
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ian D. Cameron Collection
Description Level
File
Item Number
P-33
Accession Number
2011-10
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
R11 S5 Sh3 B2 F33
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1880
Series
Ian D. Cameron Collection - Photographs Series
Scope and Content
Incline railway powerhouse and observation tower, Port Stanley, ca. 1880. William Fraser built the incline railway in the 1870s to allow guests at the Fraser House hotel on Fraser Heights to conveniently travel to and from the main beach. The observation tower was built adjacent to the incline railway as an attraction for visitors. The incline railway was originally powered by a steam locomotive. It was purchased by the London and Port Stanley Railway and electrified in 1915. The incline railway ceased operating ca. 1963 when its open cars were deemed unsafe and the owners decided it was not cost effective to convert to closed cars. File includes:
glass-plate negative
glass lantern slide
Name Access
Port Stanley (Ont.)
Incline Railway (Port Stanley)
Fraser Heights (Port Stanley)
Fraser House (Port Stanley)
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
Railways
Images

Incline Railway and Observation Tower, Port Stanley

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives152060
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ian D. Cameron Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1880
Accession Number
2011-10
Storage Location
R11 S5 Sh3 B2 F34
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ian D. Cameron Collection
Description Level
File
Item Number
P-34
Accession Number
2011-10
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
R11 S5 Sh3 B2 F34
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1880
Series
Ian D. Cameron Collection - Photographs Series
Scope and Content
Drawing depicting the incline railway and observation tower, Port Stanley, looking east, ca. 1880. William Fraser built the incline railway in the 1870s to allow guests at the Fraser House hotel on Fraser Heights to conveniently travel to and from the main beach. The observation tower was built adjacent to the incline railway as an attraction for visitors. The incline railway was originally powered by a steam locomotive. It was purchased by the London and Port Stanley Railway and electrified in 1915. The incline railway ceased operating ca. 1963 when its open cars were deemed unsafe and the owners decided it was not cost effective to convert to closed cars. View also includes the pedestrian walkway along the cliff top on Fraser Heights in front of the Fraser House hotel, Port Stanley main beach (at this time completely undeveloped), an early version of the west pier and lighthouse, and a schooner entering the harbour. This image has been copied from an unknown publication. File includes:
glass-plate negative
glass lantern slide
Name Access
Port Stanley (Ont.)
Incline Railway (Port Stanley)
Fraser Heights (Port Stanley)
Fraser House (Port Stanley)
London and Port Stanley Railway
Port Stanley Harbour
Port Stanley Beach
Subject Access
Railways
Images

Incline Railway, Port Stanley

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives151762
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ian D. Cameron Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1920
Accession Number
2011-10
Storage Location
R11 S5 Sh3 B2 F10
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ian D. Cameron Collection
Description Level
File
Item Number
P-10
Accession Number
2011-10
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
R11 S5 Sh3 B2 F10
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1920
Publication
Posted on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter: August 25, 2020.
Series
Ian D. Cameron Collection - Photographs Series
Scope and Content
The Incline Railway at Port Stanley, Ontario, ca. 1920. The railway carried passengers from Port Stanley Beach to the picnic and amusement grounds on Fraser Heights (also know as Invererie Heights and Picnic Hill). The basic fee at this time was 5 cents per one-way ride. The first version of the incline railway was constructed at this location in the 1870s by William Fraser, owner of the Fraser House Hotel. The railway was electrified in 1915; previously it had been powered by steam. The railway stopped operating ca. 1963 when open passenger cars were declared illegal for safety reasons, and the owners decided it would be too expensive to retrofit the service with closed cars. The tracks and some other infrastructure remained in place for many years after the service was abandoned. File includes:
glass-plate negative
glass lantern slide
Name Access
Port Stanley (Ont.)
Incline Railway (Port Stanley)
Fraser Heights (Port Stanley)
Invererie Heights (Port Stanley)
Invererie Park (Port Stanley)
Fraser House (Port Stanley)
Subject Access
Railways
Images

Incline Railway, Port Stanley

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives151767
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ian D. Cameron Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1915
Accession Number
2011-10
Storage Location
R11 S5 Sh3 B2 F12
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ian D. Cameron Collection
Description Level
File
Item Number
P-12
Accession Number
2011-10
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
R11 S5 Sh3 B2 F12
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1915
Series
Ian D. Cameron Collection - Photographs Series
Scope and Content
The Incline Railway at Port Stanley, Ontario, ca. 1915. The railway carried passengers from Port Stanley Beach to the picnic and amusement grounds on Fraser Heights (also know as Invererie Heights and Picnic Hill). The basic fee at this time was 5 cents per one-way ride. The first version of the incline railway was constructed at this location in the 1870s by William Fraser, owner of the Fraser House Hotel. The railway was electrified in 1915; previously it had been powered by steam. The railway stopped operating ca. 1963 when open passenger cars were declared illegal for safety reasons, and the owners decided it would be too expensive to retrofit the service with closed cars. The tracks and some other infrastructure remained in place for many years after the service was abandoned. File includes:
glass lantern slide
Name Access
Port Stanley (Ont.)
Incline Railway (Port Stanley)
Fraser Heights (Port Stanley)
Invererie Heights (Port Stanley)
Invererie Park (Port Stanley)
Fraser House (Port Stanley)
Subject Access
Railways
Images

Invererie Hotel and Grounds, Port Stanley

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives152319
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ian D. Cameron Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1920
Accession Number
2011-10
Storage Location
R11 S5 Sh3 B2 F53
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ian D. Cameron Collection
Description Level
File
Item Number
P-53
Accession Number
2011-10
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
R11 S5 Sh3 B2 F53
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1920
Publication
Posted on Facebook: May 6, 2020.
Series
Ian D. Cameron Collection - Photographs Series
Scope and Content
Postcard, ca. 1920, with legend "Lawn and Recreation Grounds, Invererie Hotel, Port Stanley, Ont, Canada". View is looking southeast and includes a partial view of the Invererie Hotel (formerly known as the Fraser House hotel; opened May 24, 1871) and, in the background, Port Stanley main beach, with a partial view of the west breakwater (pier). File includes:
Black and white postcard
Name Access
Port Stanley (Ont.)
Fraser Heights (Port Stanley)
Fraser House (Port Stanley)
Invererie Heights (Port Stanley)
Invererie Park (Port Stanley)
Invererie Summer Hotel (Port Stanley)
Subject Access
Hotels
Images

The Lake Erie & Detroit River Railway - Port Stanley Souvenir Booklet

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives148067
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
ca. 1897
Storage Location
Box 242, File 1
R11 S5 Sh4 B4
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
Box 242, File 1
R11 S5 Sh4 B4
GMD
textual records
Date Range
ca. 1897
Physical Description
1 volume of textual records
Scope and Content
Copy of a souvenir booklet entitled "Port Stanley, With Compliments of The Lake Erie & Detroit River Railway". Produced and distributed by the Railway ca. 1897 as an enticement to tourists to use the railway to visit Port Stanley. Booklet includes several photographs including the Picnic Grounds on Fraser Heights; the Fraser House hotel and grounds; a view of the beach and outer harbour from Fraser Heights which includes the old west pier and lighthouse and a steam-powered passenger train travelling west along the beach extension tracks; a view of the beach, the "excursion dock" at the foot of Fraser heights with an approaching passsenger boat and another steam powered passenger train; a view of Fraser heights and the incline railway from the beach, which includes another steam powered passenger train; two views of the lake shore and beach looking west; a view of Port Stanley and the inner harbour looking east from Fraser Heights; a view of "new Orchard Beach", looking east from Hillcrest; a view of two passenger ferries docked at the west pier and boarding passengers, including the steamer Flora of the Cleveland & Port Stanley Line; a view of "Lovers' Walk" on Fraser Heights.
Name Access
Port Stanley (Ont.)
Lake Erie and Detroit River Railway Company
Fraser Heights (Port Stanley)
Fraser House (Port Stanley)
Orchard Beach (Port Stanley)
Subject Access
Railways
Hotels
Documents

The Lake Erie & Detroit River Railway - Summer Resorts on Lake Erie, and Detroit and St. Clair Rivers Souvenir Booklet

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives148256
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
ca. 1907
Storage Location
Box 242, File 3
R11 S5 Sh4 B4
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
Box 242, File 3
R11 S5 Sh4 B4
GMD
textual records
Date Range
ca. 1907
Physical Description
1 volume of textual records
Scope and Content
Copy of a souvenir booklet entitled "Summer Resorts on Lake Erie The Detroit and St. Clair Rivers". Produced and distributed by the Railway ca. 1907 as an enticement to tourists to use the railway to visit Port Stanley; Rond Eau; The Mettawas resort and Paradise Grove, Kingsville, Ontario; the St. Clair River; Detroit and the Detroit River, including Belle Isle. Booklet includes several photographs relating to Port Stanley including the Picnic Grounds on Fraser Heights; the Fraser House hotel (exterior and interior) and grounds; views of the beach and passenger trains at the beach terminal; the Hillcrest Inn hotel; Orchard Beach, looking east from Hillcrest; panoramic views of Port Stanley looking northeast from Fraser Heights and looking northwest from Hillcrest; views of sail boats off Port Stanley; photographs and information about the car ferry Shenango No. 1, operated by The Lake Erie & Detroit River Railway; photographs and information about the passenger steamer Urania, operated by The Lake Erie Navigation Company Limited; photograph of The Lake Erie & Detroit River Railway offices, depot and grounds at Walkerville, Ontario; and a map showing the routes of The Lake Erie & Detroit River Railway including car ferries operated by The Lake Erie & Detroit River Railway and The Lake Erie Navigation Company Limited.
Name Access
Port Stanley (Ont.)
Lake Erie and Detroit River Railway Company
Lake Erie Navigation Company Limited
Fraser Heights (Port Stanley)
Fraser House (Port Stanley)
Subject Access
Railways
Hotels
Documents

Letter from Mrs. Fraser of The Fraser House in Port Stanley

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives185184
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Don Cosens Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
June 12, 1899
Accession Number
2018-58
Storage Location
M5 S1 Sh7 B2 F8 9
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Don Cosens Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2018-58
Storage Room
Archives 4th Floor Storage Room
Storage Location
M5 S1 Sh7 B2 F8 9
GMD
textual records
Date Range
June 12, 1899
Series
Don Cosens Collection- Ephemera series
Physical Description
0.1 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
Letter from Mrs. Fraser of The Fraser House in Port Stanley, to Mr. D.J. Donahue, St. Thomas, June 12, 1899.
Name Access
Fraser House (Port Stanley)
Port Stanley (Ont.)
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Port Stanley Women's Institute fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
[ca. 1871]
Storage Location
R2 S6 Sh1 B4 F2 64
  1 image     1 website  
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Port Stanley Women's Institute fonds
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R2 S6 Sh1 B4 F2 64
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
[ca. 1871]
Series
Port Stanley Women's Institute fonds - Tweedsmuir History series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph showing Mr. William Fraser, proprietor of the Fraser House hotel in Port Stanley. The hotel was opened on May 24, 1871. Included in Port Stanley Women's Institute Tweedsmuir History Book.
Name Access
Port Stanley Women's Institute
Port Stanley (Ont.)
Fraser House (Port Stanley)
Subject Access
Hotels
URL Notes
Link directs to the source information for this image, from the Tweedsmuir book.
Images
Websites / Street View

Old Tyme Days, Port Stanley - Antiques Display

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives118820
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1973
Accession Number
2008-01
Storage Location
C1 Sh2 B2 F10 1
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
Creator
St. Thomas Times-Journal
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2008-01
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C1 Sh2 B2 F10 1
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1973
Series
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds - Old Tyme Days, Port Stanley file
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.5 x 16.5 cm
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph used in St. Thomas Times-Journal article published July 21, 1973 with caption: "Antique Cup and Saucer - This antique cup and saucer is on display in the window at Burke's Hardware in Port Stanley. The cup shows a picture of the historic Fraser House, once a local hotel. Today is Fun and Old Tyme Day in Port Stanley with many such items on display in local shops. Also scheduled is an antique car display, boxing matches and a pipe band performance."
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
St. Thomas Times-Journal
Port Stanley (Ont.)
Fraser House (Port Stanley)
Subject Access
Newspapers
Hotels
Images

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