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Commemorative Ribbon

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/museum89266
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Artifact Type
ribbon, commemorative
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Artifact Type
ribbon, commemorative
Description
Bicentenial Reunion (in honour of the landing of Patterson, Pearce, Storey and Backus at the Talbot Settlement) commemorative ribbon. White ribbon with gilted text. At the top, a white label; the label is designed to be peeled off (there is an adhesive underneath) so that the ribbon may be attached to clothing, hats, etc. The ribbon reads "1809-2009 - Patterson - Pearce - Storey - Backus - Bicentennial - Reunion - July 11th - Tyrconnel - In honour of - the landing - souvenir".
Category
Communication Artifact
Sub-category
Documentary Artifact
Accession Number
021.001.027
File Number
021.001
Date Range
2009
Item History
Colonel Thomas Talbot's first settlers arrived at Tyrconnel in 1809. These settlers were the close relatives of Leslie Patterson, an Irishman from County Fermanagh. The bicentennial celebration of their landing was held on July 11th, 2009. On July 14, 1809, 13 family members returned in a flat bottomed boat with all their earthly possessions, driving their few cattle on land bordering the water and landed on the beach of Lake Erie behind the site of St. Peter’s Anglican Church cemetery to claim their land that they had purchased from Colonel Talbot in 1808. These families had faced many hardships as they slowly traveled along the lake shore. A storm wrecked their raft, forcing the tired travelers to search for nails to repair it; despite these adversities, they persisted and made good hardy pioneers. Leslie Patterson and his wife Lydia Backus Patterson with their sons Joseph and Walter aged 2 and 1 were among the 13 settlers. This group also included Mary Patterson Storey (Leslie Patterson's sister), age 51, a widow, her adult son Walter Storey and her 2 daughters, Sarah and Anne Storey. John Pearce (originally from Rhode Island) and his wife, Frances Patterson Pearce (sister to Mary Storey and Leslie Patterson) with their children William age 4, Leslie age 2, and infant Catherine came as part of the 13 as well.
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Commemorative Ribbon

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/museum89267
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Artifact Type
ribbon, commemorative
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Artifact Type
ribbon, commemorative
Description
Bicentenial Reunion (in honour of the landing of Patterson, Pearce, Storey and Backus family at the Talbot Settlement) commemorative ribbon. White ribbon with gilted text. At the top, a white label; the label is designed to be peeled off (there is an adhesive underneath) so that the ribbon may be attached to clothing, hats, etc. The ribbon reads "1809-2009 - Patterson - Pearce - Storey - Backus - Bicentennial - Reunion - July 11th - Tyrconnel - In honour of - the landing - souvenir".
Category
Communication Artifact
Sub-category
Documentary Artifact
Accession Number
021.001.028
File Number
021.001
Date Range
2009
Item History
Colonel Thomas Talbot's first settlers arrived at Tyrconnel in 1809. These settlers were the close relatives of Leslie Patterson, an Irishman from County Fermanagh. The bicentennial celebration of their landing was held on July 11th, 2009. On July 14, 1809, 13 family members returned in a flat bottomed boat with all their earthly possessions, driving their few cattle on land bordering the water and landed on the beach of Lake Erie behind the site of St. Peter’s Anglican Church cemetery to claim their land that they had purchased from Colonel Talbot in 1808. These families had faced many hardships as they slowly traveled along the lake shore. A storm wrecked their raft, forcing the tired travelers to search for nails to repair it; despite these adversities, they persisted and made good hardy pioneers. Leslie Patterson and his wife Lydia Backus Patterson with their sons Joseph and Walter aged 2 and 1 were among the 13 settlers. This group also included Mary Patterson Storey (Leslie Patterson's sister), age 51, a widow, her adult son Walter Storey and her 2 daughters, Sarah and Anne Storey. John Pearce (originally from Rhode Island) and his wife, Frances Patterson Pearce (sister to Mary Storey and Leslie Patterson) with their children William age 4, Leslie age 2, and infant Catherine came as part of the 13 as well.
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Newspaper/ magazine articles regarding historic homes

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives113821
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1976-1996
Accession Number
2015-09
2017-39
Storage Location
Box 179, File 12
R10 S4 Sh1 B5
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2015-09
2017-39
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
Box 179, File 12
R10 S4 Sh1 B5
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1976-1996
Scope and Content
-photocopy: "the Homes of Colonel Thomas Talbot: Founder of the Talbot Settlemet, 1803: read before meeting of the Elgin Historical Society by Ella N. Lewis", no date.
-photocopy of a House Construction Contract, Vienna, 1850: "Specification of House to be built for Mr. Mulford M. Putnam", the contractor was Maxwell Hamilton.
-"112-year-old home recalls Woodstock's past", an article about the home at 84 Vansittart Ave., the London Free Press, April 24, 1976.
-"For Men of Affairs", by Elizabeth Ingolfsrud, Centuryhome, Feb.- March 1985. Gives an overview of some historic homes in St. Thomas.
-"Historic city homes have fascinating tales to tell", St. Thomas Times-Journal, August 19, 1989.
-"A golden oldie: Couple's search for home sweet home came to an end at 13 Margaret Street".
-an article relating to the Stafford House, written by Paul Baldwin, ca. 1990.
"The London Free Press: Our Architectural Heritage: This series features structures designated architecturally significant by London and area municipalities. Victorian Architecture: 205 Main St., Port Stanley (Payne House)", April 17, 1993.
-"Habitant House", Aylmer Express, September 6, 1995.
-"First historic designation north of Talbot Street: Owner wanted to assure preservation: The St. George Street home of Ray Galloway has been designated an historical site. He's flanked by Jeff Booth, left, of the Local Architectural Conservation Advisory Committee, and Mayor Steve Peters", St. Thomas Times-Journal, August 31, 1996.
"The London Free Press: Our Architectural Heritage: This series features structures designated architecturally significant by London and area municipalities. Neo-classical style: 77 Metcalfe St., St. Thomas", September 14, 1996.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Elgin (Ont.: County)
Port Stanley (Ont.)
Subject Access
Architecture
Documents
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