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Title Journal of a Trip to Canada
Author/Creator Sedgwick, Jane Minot (1795-1859)
Date Jul-Sep 1815
Document type Travel Journal
Description Diary kept by Jane Minot Sedgwick of a trip to Canada and New York 1815 describing places visited, social engagements, and daily activities. She details her visit to Niagara Falls, her sister's illness whilst on the trip, sights seen in Canada and social engagements in New York.
Theme(s) Women and Tourism  Accommodation, Hospitality and Entertainment  
Regions North America  United States of America  
Country/State New York: Canada  
Keywords Niagara Falls, rainbow, military, accommodation, battlefield tours, War of 1812, death, luggage, walking, waterfall, history, American Indian, culture, family, poverty, crime, celebration, weather, boat, health, tavern, invalid, springs, bathing, dancing, entertainment, accommodation, religion, sightseeing, carriage ride, river, steamboat, wealth, architecture, art, history, music, marriage, women
Collection Jane Minot Sedgwick Diaries, 1815-1853
Reference Ms. N-851
Library Massachusetts Historical Society
Language English
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