• Map of the Niagara District in Upper Canada

      W.A. Nesfield (1815)
      Historical map showing the Niagara District in Upper Canada, a section of land located between Lake Erie and Lake Ontario. Lincoln and Haldimand Counties are shown as well as the London District. Towns, villages, roads, bodies of water and waterways are labelled. Also shown on the map are Indian lands, forts such as Fort Niagara, Fort George and Fort Drummond, battle sites, and paths. Some houses are indicated with red markings and includes settlers names. The Niagara Escarpment is indicated with hachures and a road running at the top of the escarpment is labeled: “Road cut by Governor Simcoe.” Niagara Falls as well as the rapids north of Grand Island. Relief is shown by shading. Title information and a legend are in the bottom right corner. Text below the title reads: “by Lieutenant W A Nesfield drawn partly from Survey & from documents obtained from the Q: Mr. Gen.ls Department.”
    • Upper Canada

      Henry S. Tanner (1836)
      Historic map of Upper Canada (present day Ontario). The map shows boundaries, place names and major roads, along with hydrological features. Place names are reflective of the time period which this map was produced, 1836. The great lakes shown are: Lake Ontario, Lake Erie and Lake Huron. Lake Iroquois is also shown (present day Georgian Bay). Relief is shown by hachures.