• Fort Erie, Bertie, plan of Military Reserve

      W. T. Renwick; Anthony Reynolds Vyvian Crease (1852)
      Historical map created for the Buffalo Railroad Company in 1852 to outline a proposed new railroad in Fort Erie, which would cut through military reserve land. Text below the title reads: “Land applied for by the Brantford & Buffalo Railroad Company coloured yellow and green 2368 feet in length. Line of proposed railroad marked in yellow across the reserve. Part coloured green applied for by Mr. Thomson for the purposes of extending his mill race & other improvements."
    • No. 13 Fort Erie, Plan of the Military Reserve - Content called 1000 acres

      Henry Vavasour; R. I. Pilkington; J. G. Kelly (1851)
      Historic map showing a portion of Bertie Township and the Military Reserve at Fort Erie. North is oriented to the top. Lake Erie is shown at south as well as the mouth of the Niagara River. Lots and concessions are shown in Bertie Township, some of which are numbered. The Ruins of Fort Erie and Snake Hill are shown along the bank of the Niagara River. A Mill is also shown near Waterloo. Black Rock Pier extends from the southern tip of Squaw Island towards Lake Erie. On the American side of the river, to the east, locations of military fort sites, Erie Canal, railways, a light house and a sea wall are labelled. Buffalo & Black Rock Harbour is on the east side of Black Rock Pier. Map is signed by authors: “Henry Vavasour, Col. Com'g Rl. Engineers, Canada, 26 October, 1850. R.I. Pilkington, Draftsman." Text in the bottom right corner reads: “Drawn in Lithogy by J. G. Kelly and printed at the Lithog. Establishment Quarter Master Generals Department, Horse Guards. February 1851.”