There’s More to the Story
There’s always more information, stories, and artifacts than we can fit in an exhibit. Explore the contents below to learn more about the history of the shipyards on the Welland Canal.
Virtual Museum Lecture: “Archaeology of a 19th Century Shipyard”
Dr. Kimberly Monk discusses her archaeological dig of the old Shickluna Shipyard in Downtown St. Catharines.
Virtual Museum Lecture: “Unearthing Niagara’s Industrial History: 2022 Shickluna Shipyard Project”
Dr. Kimberly Monk returns to the lecture series to provide an update on the archeological dig in St. Catharines.
Podcast: Strike! 1861.
Listen to E510 of Museum Chat Live! podcast to learn about the Niagara-wide shipyard strike in 1861.
The below list of sources are available at the St. Catharines Public Library.
- The Welland Canal Company by Hugh G. J. Aitken
- This Great National Object by Roberta Styran and Robert Taylor
- The Great Swivel Link: Canada’s Welland Canal by Roberta Styran and Robert Taylor
- Canada’s Canal City by John N. Jackson and Sheila M. Wilson