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Provided by the Fort Erie Museum
1928 - A seaplane en route from Cleveland to Montreal loses its way and makes an emergency landing in Lake Erie opposite Historic Fort Erie. Local residents thinking that the plane had disappeared in the water alerted the authorities. (The Bridgeburg Review, Oct. 19, 1928; FEHM Files)
1943 - The “Fleet Army of Production” produces the 1000th Cornell plane. Employees gave their time and labour without pay as part of their dedication to the war effort. (Times-Review, Oct. 21, 1943)