Browsing Historical Maps of Niagara by Author "Portlock, J.E."
Lower Rapids of the Grand or Ouse River, Plan 2Portlock, J.E. (Royal Engineers, 1820)Reproduction of plan of the Grand River, Haldimand County (later renamed “Ouse River” by John Graves Simcoe) showing a section of rivers reach. The drawing details trees and vegetation which line the river as well as minimalistic artistic renderings of topography. At various locations within the river are notations indicating significant features, depth of the water or expanse of the river. Following the northern side of the river, a road or footpath is indicated with a dotted line. Other notations are made on some of the adjacent land masses. Two four-point compass roses have been drawn beneath the river indicating North.