Category : Dick Nieuwendyk

Strathcona Hall

by Dick Nieuwendyk   Strathcona Hall was designed and constructed in 1904 by Montreal architects Samuel Arnold Finley and David Jerome Spence. The funds for this building was a gift from Donald Alexander Smith, 1st Baron Strathcona and Mount Royal, a wealthy Scottish-born Canadian, ...

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5th Royal Scots Armoury

by Dick Nieuwendyk     During the 1860s, the American Civil War and the Fenian Raids raised fears for the defence of British North America. In response, the Canadian militia was strengthened, and many rural communities erected a drill hall to train their ...

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Macdonald Tobacco Factory

by Dick Nieuwendyk     The Macdonald Tobacco Company was founded in 1858 in Montreal by brothers William Christopher and Augustine McDonald. Their company, achieved major success during the American Civil War, when the Union states were unable to receive tobacco directly from the ...

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Dorval remembers

by Dick Nieuwendyk Last Monday, November 11, at the 11th hour, Dorval Mayor Edgar Rouleau, members of the council, members of Dorval legion branch 245, dignitaries, representing federal and provincial governments, and a great number of citizens including a troup ...

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Francis Robert Redpath House

By Dick Nieuwendyk     The Redpath mansion was designed by architect Sir Andrew Taylor and built in 1886. The house is one of the last remaining examples of Queen Anne architecture to have been designed by Andrew Taylor, who also designed the Redpath ...

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