Thursday, December 9, 2021
James Grimston, First Earl of Verulam
Verulam Township was named after an English Earl, who was elected to the House of Commons for St. Alban’s (hence the naming of St. Alban’s Road), who had absolutely no connection whatsoever to the township.
Wednesday, December 8, 2021
Monty and Beulah Robson
One of the most beloved couples in the Fenelon Falls, Monty and Beulah touched the lives of practically everyone in town.
Tuesday, December 7, 2021
Remember the Fenelon Falls Old Flyers?
If you can help us identify someone else this, we would love to hear from you.
Monday, December 6, 2021
Overcoming great obstacles can have unforeseen benefits.
Sunday, December 5, 2021
William Jordan was a Very Religious Man
So said his neighbour Anne Langton. He was also a very industrious man—William and Jane Jordan conscientiously attended prayers, drank no spirits and worked diligently every day—except Sunday, of course.
Saturday, December 4, 2021
Black Rock, Kinmount
The Railway has become the Victoria Rail Trail, there is now a formal lookout, and the forests have regenerated.
Friday, December 3, 2021
The Fenelon Fair Parade
It didn’t take long after the first farmers reached the Kawartha for agricultural exhibitions to become a much loved annual event.
Thursday, December 2, 2021
A Dirty Thirties Vacation
We all know that the Great Depression was a particularly difficult time for many people.
Wednesday, December 1, 2021
Do you remember when the Balloons Came to Town?
In July 1987 Fenelon Falls Reeve Barclay Taylor and the Chamber of Commerce arranged at Hot Air Balloon Show because it was a great way to bring people to town.
Tuesday, November 30, 2021
The Controversial Fenelon Falls Railway Bridge
In 1887, after a generation of political wrangling to persuade the government to fund the Trent Waterway and five years of construction, the Fenelon Falls Lock was finally completed.