February 1, 2015
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This Day in History

1855 - S. S. No. 1 Bertie in Waterloo appoints John Morris as school master. The position paid 100 pounds per annum plus the use of the house on the school property. (Many Voices, Fort Erie, Ont.: Fort Erie Museum Board, 1996, p. 149)

1891 - Rev. James Trayling appointed pastor of Fort Erie to serve the Roman Catholic parishioners. (Dean Harris, The Catholic Church in the Niagara Peninsula 1626–1895, Toronto: William Briggs, 1895, p. 351)

Many Voices II:
A Collective History of Greater Fort Erie

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  • Fort Erie Historical Museum
    402 Ridge Rd. P.O. Box 339
    Ridgeway, Ont. L0S 1N0
    (905) 894-5322
    f: (905)894-6851
    e: museum@forterie.on.ca

    Admission by donation

    June to August: 7 days a week, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
    September to May: Sunday to Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

  • Fort Erie Railroad Museum
    400 Central Ave. (N. of Gilmore)
    Fort Erie, Ont.
    (905) 871-1412 or 894-5322 off-season

    Admission by donation

    June to August: 7 days a week, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
    Sept. to May: closed

  • Ridgeway Battlefield Site
    Hwy 3 (Garrison Rd.) east of Ridge Rd.
    Ridgeway, Ont.

    Outdoor site that can be viewed anytime. Free admission.
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