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1953 - Crystal Beach Council passes a by-law to ban the sale of “fire-balls, squibs, crackers and fireworks” within the village limits. (Times-Review)

1981 - Gas explosion completely destroys the Niagara Regional Sewage Pumping Station on Catharine Street at Waterloo Street, Fort Erie. (FEHM Files, Disasters and Tragedies)

1991 - The Fort Erie Museum hosts a re-enactment of the Battle of Ridgeway at the Battlefield Museum with over 13,000 spectators attending. (FEHM Files)

1995 - Fort Erie Town Hall on the corner of Central Ave. and Jarvis St. closes its doors for the last time. An architect who inspected the building 5 years prior said that the town hall facilities on Jarvis St. were among the worst he had ever seen. (FEHM Files)

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