DDHA was founded more than 25 years
ago to preserve and promote the history of Dunnville and surrounding
areas. The Association offers
information and assistance in researching local history and genealogy,
books, and sponsors several free programs every year. The
archives are located in the Lalor Room at
the Dunnville Public Library, 317 Chestnut Street. The Lalor Room
is staffed by volunteers and
open to the public on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings from 10 a.m. - 1
February through November and by appointment.
For inquiries and to arrange an
appointment, visitors can email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Publications can be purchased at the
Dunnville Public Library, 317 Chestnut Street; the Dunnville Chamber of
Commerce, 231 Chestnut Street; and the Haldimand County Museum &
8 Echo Street, Cayuga. To purchase a
copy by mail, write to DDHA at the Dunnville Library or send email to email@example.com.
- A detailed history of Dunnville and the townships
of Canborough, Sherbrooke, Dunn, Moulton & South Cayuga from
times to the early 1990s. Hardcover, 552
pgs, 8-1/2”x 11”, with personal name and general indexes. $12.00.
RIVER NAVAL DEPOT - The
story of the Grand River Naval Depot built in 1815 on the present site
Maitland—its construction, operation, use, and abandonment in
1834. Softcover, 66 pgs. 8-1/2” x 11”. $7.00.
NOTE: This publication is
only available through email request.
BACK THE PAST - A popular “picture book,”
with more than 200 black and white photos of days past in Dunnville,
by a brief historical overview.
Softcover, 96 pgs, 6” x 9”.
- The W. T. Robb and the Dunnville Naval Brigade in the 1866 Fenian
Invasion. Softcover, 62 pgs, 5-1/2” x
MOHAWK ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE - The
Mohawk Island Lighthouse--its construction
starting in 1846, a century of lighthouse keepers, and the fight to
destruction of this historic landmark.
Softcover, 27 pgs, 5-1/2” x 8-1/2”.
FROM STROMNESS - The life and times of
Scottish immigrant Lachlan McCallum, from boat builder to politician,
notably Captain of the Dunnville Naval Brigade during the Fenian
subsequently, a socially responsible Senator.
Softcover, 86 pgs, 6” x 9”.
is one of the most through books on the Welland Canal and it's Feeder
along with hundreds of footnotes for the reader to locate the sources
of information. The book is academic, while still an easy
read. I encourage anyone who has an interest in the Welland Canal
to consider purchasing this book." Bill Warnick
- The Grand River: Dundalk to Lake Erie
engraver Gerard Brender à Brandis and writer Marianne Brandis reveal
the private life of the Grand River in Ontario, documenting through
words and images its ecological, social and historical significance.
- This book written by Allison Gowling tells its
the live of James Noble Allan as a Man, a Mason, and a
Politician. James Allan was the owner of the Dunnville Dairy for
many years. We recall Jim as he was known locally as a generous man who
once he met you never forgot you. This book is an easy read written
professionally yet in a writing style that all can appreciate. A
- Told largely in the words of the men of the Royal
Fusliers, the women who marched with them, and those who fought
alongside them, Dragon
Rampant is a saga of campaigns, battles and action on three
continents, of short rations, shipwreck and disease.
- Dragon Rampant will appeal to those interested
Napoleonic period, musket period warfare and the meaning and cost of
- 320 pages • 6 x 9.25 inches • appendices •
index • May 2010 • 978-1-848325-51-7 • hardcover