Plan of the military reserve at the Falls of Niagara
William Hawkins, 1807-1868
Lewis Burwell, 1794-1865
John William Keating
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Historic map showing the Township of Stamford located adjacent to the Niagara River at Niagara Falls. North is oriented to the right. Text below the title reads: “Surveyed Septr. 1834 by Messrs. Burwell Keating & Hawkings.” At the right side of the map is reference text which indicates acreage. Stamford is divided into lots and labelled with numbers. Roads, buildings and forested areas are indicated. Military reserve land is labelled and runs parallel to the Niagara River from Chippewa. Of note is a building located between the military reserve land and the river that is labelled as having been a museum. Two hotels are also shown east of the river: “Ontario House” and “Pavillion Hotel”. To the left of the map are two sections that show the distance from the top of the bank to the water’s edge. At the top of the map are two more sections that show the distance from the top of the bank to precipitous rock. Relief is shown by hachures and shading.A notation in the bottom margin reads: "Copy of a copy of a plan obtained from the Crown Land Office by R.I. Pilkington draftsman"Authorship indicated: William Hawkings, Lewis Burwell, and John William Keating.Scale: 10 chains to 1 inch ; [ca. 1:7,351]Digital reproduction: Library and Archives Canada, National Map Collection: NMC-4217. Original map size 42 x 63 cm. Black and white copy available in the Map, Data and GIS Library at Call Number: G 3464 S78 R4 1834 P53.Georeferenced and modified by Map, Data and GIS Library, Brock University.Described in: Mapping Upper Canada, 1780-1867 / Joan Winearls. 1991. Reference no.: 1660.