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.
Saturday, November 13, 2021
Claude Bellwood – Photographer and Mechanic
Claude Bellwood was a very intelligent man, who had many interests and was good at practically everything that he did.
Friday, November 12, 2021
Hawk Lake Log Chute
Once Haliburton’s Most Deadly Rapid for River Drivers — Now a Popular Tourist Attraction.
Thursday, November 11, 2021
Would you enjoy beef in the days before refrigeration?
While some families in town were fortunate enough to have an ice box and purchased blocks of ice that were harvested in winter and kept in an ice house, many farm families made do without.