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dc.contributor.authorCameron, Chantal
dc.date.accessioned2018-09-21T19:21:02Z
dc.date.available2018-09-21T19:21:02Z
dc.date.issued2018-09-21
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10464/13683
dc.descriptionMerritton, Ont. was incorporated as a village in 1874. The Merritton Fire Department was established 14 years later on August 17, 1888, with Mr. A.R. Thompson as President and Richard Clark as Captain. The fire department became a unit of the St. Catharines Fire Department in 1961, when Merritton amalgamated with St. Catharines, Grantham and Port Dalhousie. The Merritton unit served the community until they disbanded in 1977. In 2017, a cenotaph was unveiled at the Merritton Town Hall that pays tribute to the Department.en_US
dc.description.abstractThe fonds contains information about the activities of the Merritton Fire Department. The bulk of the collection consists of minute books. Other materials include committee reports, fire reports, member accounts books, and administrative papers including correspondence and financial documents.en_US
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dc.relation.ispartofseries;RG 14
dc.rightsCC0 1.0 Universal*
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/*
dc.subjectMerritton (Ont.). Fire Department -- Records and correspondence.en_US
dc.subjectFire departments -- Ontario -- Merritton -- History -- Sources.en_US
dc.subjectMerritton (Ont.) -- History -- Sources.en_US
dc.titleMerritton Fire Department fonds, 1888-1974, n.d.en_US
dc.typeOtheren_US
refterms.dateFOA2021-08-12T01:39:46Z


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