Tuesday, November 23, 2021
How the Kawarthas Were Named
To the end of the nineteenth century, the lakes of South Central Ontario were typically just called the Trent Valley, which was assured a place in the Canadian English-language public.
Monday, November 22, 2021
The Boyd Barn, Bobcaygeon
Canadian Birthplace of the Polled Hereford & Home to Many Bu.ffalo Adventures
Sunday, November 21, 2021
Norman Barnhart: A Legendary Logging Camp Superintendent
A Man with “A Fearfully Bad Temper at All Times”
Saturday, November 20, 2021
The Stoney Lonesome School Bridge: Made of Page Wire
Just think what today’s safety inspectors would say!
Friday, November 19, 2021
Harry Oakman’s Aerial Photography
Before digital cameras, postcards were a great way to remember where you had visited.
Thursday, November 18, 2021
Anne Langton: A Gentlewoman in Upper Canada
Anne Langton has a special place in the history of the Kawartha Lakes region, providing a unique view into backwoods life.
Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Steamship Pioneer, Sturgeon Point Founder, Long-Serving Lindsay Councillor, Convicted Gangster
Tuesday, November 16, 2021
The Remarkable Gladys Suggitt
In an era when there were expectations of a gendered division of labour, Gladys Suggitt not only did the work of a man and a woman, in what spare moments remained, she found the time to put her unique knowledge and experiences into words.
Monday, November 15, 2021
Fenelon Falls wins the Stratton Cup!
In the early days of Canadian Hockey there was more than one Silver Challenge Cup named after a prominent politician-donor.
Sunday, November 14, 2021
A Monster in the Kawartha Lakes???
In the 1870s and 1880s the Kawarthas were infested by a terrifying creature, first recorded in the Bobcaygeon Independent in 1872.