Historic radio and television broadcasts starting from 1952. Includes footage of the villages before inundation and a televised broadcast of the actual event. Be sure to click on the timeline at the top of the page. A must see ... but wait - there's more!
Relicensing the St. Lawrence-FDR Power Project
Broadcasts from North Country Radio on the American side.
Remembering the Lost Villages
Video presentation from the Globe and Mail
Aquadyne Skin & Scuba Diving Club
Information on the Mille Roches Power House
From Save Ontario Shipwrecks
Includes dive information on the locks, Mille Roches Powerhouse and Black Donald mine.
Save Ontario Shipwrecks Diver's Guides
Diver's guides to the Mille Roches power house and Lock 21
Local weather information
Bedington Genealogical Site
Interesting biographies on Ova William Jacob and Verna Marcella, both of whom grew up in the area.
Historical information and perspectives
Historical Sketches. The Canals of Canada
From Canals of the United States and Canada Chapter I. - at the University of Rochester. Includes a section on the Cornwall Canal.
Cornwall Public Library
A huge collection of images from the Stormont, Dundas, Glengarry Historical Society. A number of them are featured on this site, however there is much more to see.
A perspective and overview written by Les McLaughlin. Very thorough.
Ault & Wiborg Co.
History on the company owned by Levi Addison Ault.
The Morrisburg and District Historical Society.
Offers a detailed history on Morrisburg and information on the popular Morrisburg Walking Tours.
Partners in the Past
From the University of Toronto Anthropology Department. Covers the digs and and artifacts found in Ault Park just before the flooding.
The Ship's List
Details on the Cornwall Canal from 1862.
Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online
A bio of Michael Cook; the Aultsville farmer who imported the first Holstein cattle into Canada.
Thousand Island Life
A series of essays devoted to the Lost Villages.
Places to visit
Lost Villages Historical Society
Their museum and archives are open to the public. Includes a number of restored buildings and archival documents. Information on summer bus tours.
Morrisburg to Cornwall
An overview of all points of interest along old Highway 2.
The St Lawrence Parks Commission
The official site covering all the services and facilities offered by the parks.
Upper Canada Village
Includes a number of restored buildings.
The St. Lawrence Deep Waterway Project: A Canadian View of Its Economic Aspects
Text of a speech made to the Empire Club by Professor W.W. Goforth on March 22, 1928.
An Address by Robert Hood Saunders, C.B.E., K.C.
Text of a speech made to the Empire Club on March 25, 1948
Your Hydro Chairman Reports
Text of a speech made to the Empire Club by Robert Hood Saunders on January 27, 1949
The Case for the St. Lawrence Power Project
Text of a speech made to the Empire Club by Robert Hood Saunders on October 11, 1951.
Great Canadian Rivers
- The St. Lawrence River
Overview and history
Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway System
The official site for the St. Lawrence Seaway.
Ontario Power Generation
A detailed profile and history of the Robert H. Saunders Dam
The St Lawrence Seaway
A Government of Canada funded site covering the history and construction.