Block House At Bob-Lo Island Park, Canada



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Block House At Bob-Lo Island Park, Canada
Publisher: Photogelatine Engraving Co.
Date: 1942
Type(s): Postcard
Language: English
Identifier(s): 10
Source: Mike Skreptak Collection; Black Binder 1
Notes: Postmarked 1942; "Block House, Bob-lo Island Park. This old historical land-mark was erected prior to the year 1835 and was used by the British soldiers during the rebellion of 1837-38. The date of its construction is not definitely known, but it stands to-day as it stood in pioneer days. It is also said to have sheltered many slaves while making a perilous escape from bondage in the South to Canada"; addressed to Mr. and Mrs. McKee
Subject(s): Bois Blanc Island (Ontario). Block House
Boblo Island (Ontario). Block House
Military Buildings
Parks
Underground Railroad
Boblo Island (Ontario). Amusement Park
Place(s): Bois Blanc Island (Ontario)
Boblo Island (Ontario)
Amherstburg (Ontario)
Rights: Public Domain
Repository: University of Windsor. Leddy Library
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