Author S.R. MEALING
S.R. Mealing, "The Enthusiasms of John Graves Simcoe," Canadian Historical Assn, Report (1958) and "John Graves Simcoe" in R.L. McDougall, ed, Our Living Tradition, Fourth Series (1962).
Links to Other Sites
The website for the Historica-Dominion Institute, parent organization of The Canadian Encyclopedia and the Encyclopedia of Music in Canada. Check out their extensive online feature about the War of 1812, the "Heritage Minutes" video collection, and many other interactive resources concerning Canadian history, culture, and heritage.
John Graves Simcoe
This Archives of Ontario website profiles John Graves Simcoe, leader of the Queen's Rangers during the American Revolution and the first Lieutenant-Governor of Upper Canada.
History of Ontario's Legislative Buildings
This historical overview of Ontario's legislative buildings is from the website for the Government of Ontario.
Healing Power of Plants
Learn about some of the plant-based tonics, traditional remedies, and patent medicines popular with Canadians in years past. See "Canadian Case Studies" in the "Past Remedies" section for related information about famous Canadian historical figures. From the Virtual Museum of Canada.
The Canadian State: Documents & Dialogue
The Canadian State Web exhibition enables students to explore the various aspects of Canadian governance and to use a set of unique "real life" activities to create their own political party. The activities cover a wide variety of Social Science disciplines: History, Civics, Law, Language Arts, World Issues, Communications, and Canada in a North American Perspective. From Library and Archives Canada.
John Graves Simcoe
A biography of John Graves Simcoe, army officer and colonial administrator. From the Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online.
View a map and description of the current Fort York historic site. Includes brief synopses of early Toronto history, the War of 1812, and more. A City of Toronto website.
See page 51 for a portrait of Red Jacket. Also includes an account of the tenuous relations between Iroquois leaders and British and American officials in the 18th century. From the New York State Museum.
Niagara Parks: Commemorative Plaques & Markers
See the text of individual plaques and markers commemorating the War of 1812 found throughout the grounds of Niagara Parks in Ontario. Also, check this site for more information about specific park locations and events.
Lieutenant Governor of Ontario
A listing of Ontario's vice-regal representatives since 1792. From the Government of Ontario.