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Brockville : the river city

Author: Russ Disotell
Publisher: Toronto : Natural Heritage/Natural History, ©1997.
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Brockville's origins reach back to the resettlement of Loyalists following the American Revolution and the threat of American encroachment. Following the War of 1812, Brockville, along the St. Lawrence River, benefitted greatly from the rapidly expanding colonization. A centre for the political activity of the day and a focal point for the Orange movement, Brockville was often immersed in controversy. The end of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
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Disotell, Russ, 1952-
Brockville.
Toronto : Natural Heritage/Natural History, c1997
(DLC) 98139867
(OCoLC)36691133
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Russ Disotell
ISBN: 9781554881093 1554881099
OCLC Number: 287540453
Description: 1 online resource (127 p.) : ill., map.
Contents: INTRODUCTION; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; THE ARRIVAL OF THE LOYALISTS; BATTLES AND SKIRMISHES ON THE ST. LAWRENCE; THE MANY FACES OF OGLE GOWAN; A TIME OF EXPANSION; BUILDING A SECURE FUTURE; THE GOLDEN AGE OF PATENT MEDICINE; THE WAR YEARS; POSTCRIPT --
MORE RECENT TIMES; BIBLIOGRAPHY; PHOTO CREDITS; END NOTES; INDEX; ABOUT THE AUTHOR.
Responsibility: Russ Disotell.
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Brockville's origins reach back to the resettlement of Loyalists following the American Revolution and the threat of American encroachment. Following the War of 1812, Brockville, along the St. Lawrence River, benefitted greatly from the rapidly expanding colonization. A centre for the political activity of the day and a focal point for the Orange movement, Brockville was often immersed in controversy. The end of the 19th century was the golden age of patent medicine business and Brockville was home to two of the most successful, the W.H. Comstock Company and the G.T. Fulford Company. "Pink Pi.

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