Monthly Archives: January 2011

Out of the blue . . .

On 31 January 1867, at her father’s residence, Rachel Cox (1843-1937) married John MacDonald Belyea (1836-1899) wearing this blue dress. With its form fitting bodice, nipped waist and bell skirt, the dress well illustrates the fashions of the late 1860s.  … Continue reading

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All in the Family – The Drawings

In early December 2010 we acquired three items for the collection: two framed drawings and a photograph.  All three had been purchased at an estate auction at the Dr. Malcolm MacDonald House, Cambridge-Narrows, in the late 1970s.  The donor had … Continue reading

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January 1823 – Anthony Flower’s Journal

As 2011 marches on swiftly with a little snow, a little wind,a little ice, a little cold, and at least today, LOTS of sunshine, here is a look back at Queens County in January 1823 from Anthony Flower’s Journal.  Keep … Continue reading

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