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Agriculture and farm life in the Niagara Peninsula

Niagara Peninsula History Conference (5th 1983 Brock University)

Agriculture and farm life in the Niagara Peninsula

proceedings

by Niagara Peninsula History Conference (5th 1983 Brock University)

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Published by Brock University in St. Catharines, Ont .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Niagara Peninsula (Ont.),
  • Ontario,
  • Niagara Peninsula
    • Subjects:
    • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Ontario -- Niagara Peninsula -- History -- Congresses.,
    • Farm life -- Ontario -- Niagara Peninsula -- History -- Congresses.,
    • Niagara Peninsula (Ont.) -- Economic conditions -- Congresses.,
    • Niagara Peninsula (Ont.) -- Social conditions -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies.

      Statementfifth annual Niagara Peninsula History Conference, Brock University, 16-17 April 1983 ; edited by John Burtniak and Wesley B. Turner, assisted by Irene Stevens.
      ContributionsBurtniak, John., Turner, Wesley B., Stevens, Irene.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD1790.N5 N5 1983
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 144 p., [1] leaf of plates :
      Number of Pages144
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2957059M
      LC Control Number84200014

      tling on the Niagara Peninsula, where in over three million acres (1,, hectares) were purchased from the Mississauga Indians for the purpose of extending land grants to those loyal to King George III (born , died ). The United Empire Loyalists, so named by Governor General Sir Guy Carleton (b, d. ), who had given up File Size: 4MB. North America, the third-largest continent, extends from the tiny Aleutian Islands in the northwest to the Isthmus of Panama in the south. North Americas physical geography, environment and resources, and human geography can be considered separately. North America benefits greatly from its fertile soils, plentiful freshwater, oil and mineral deposits, and forests.

        The Greenbelt: Protecting and Cultivating a Great Ontario Treasure This beautiful coffee-table book is a portrait of Ontario's Greenbelt and the people who nurture it. Stretching from the Niagara Peninsula to Tobermory - with farmland, forests, and watersheds - the Greenbelt is the largest and most protected peri-urban landscape in the world. After experiencing life in Italy Len Crispino, his wife Marisa, and their daughter Stefanie decided to start a winery. In , with the kind encouragement of a dear friend, John Howard, they acquired some prime farmland in the Vineland area of the Niagara Peninsula. Then they sourced and planted 40 acres of Amarone-inspired vines.

      ESSAY: Beyond the Great Western Peninsula by Richard Mackie * I received a doctorate in Canadian history at UBC in and taught as a sessional lecturer at three colleges or universities on Vancouver Island between and To the uninitiated, Canadian history is divided in half, into “pre-Confederation” and “post-Confederation,” shortened to “pre-confed” and “post-confed. Niagara Farm Animal Save. Nonprofit Organization. Niagara Farmers Monthly. Local Business. Niagara Frontier Antiquarian Book and Paper Show & Sale. Community. Niagara Frontier Automobile Dealers Association, Inc. Niagara Life Drawing Sessions. Art. .


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