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1792 - Lieutenant-Governor Simcoe issues a Proclamation which divides the Province of Upper Canada into counties and establishes electoral districts and the number of representatives that were to be elected in each. (Many Voices II, Fort Erie, Ont.: Fort Erie Historical Museum, 2004, p. 272)

1890 - Ferry service between Buffalo and Crystal Beach begins with the maiden voyage of the side-wheeler, the Dove. (Many Voices, Fort Erie, Ont.: Fort Erie Museum Board, 1996, p. 207)

1940 - Crystal Beach Park celebrates its Golden Jubilee (50 years) which had been postponed from the actual date (1938) due to the Depression. (Rose Ann Jankowiak-Hirsch, Crystal Memories: 101 Years of Fun at Crystal Beach Park, Rochester, NY: RIT Hub, 2004, p. 116)

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