Through a rich and exciting collection of rides, period equipment and ephemera, The Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum interprets and presents the development of the Herschell companies and changes in the American amusement industry in the 19th and 20th centuries. Visitors explore the art, science, math, music and social history of the early American amusement industry, from carrousels to coasters. Through exhibits, tours, and a variety of educational programming the museum helps visitors experience this fun and fascinating part of the past.
On October 13, 1812, the United States invaded Canada. Lewiston was the staging area for the Battle of Queenston Heights, the first major battle of the War of 1812. Cannons installed on the lawn of Barton Hill were aimed at the village of Queenston, across the Niagara River in Canada. Troops were quartered on Major Barton's property as well.
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