Monday, November 29, 2021
John Langton – One of the First Settlers in Fenelon Township, Founding Father of the University of Toronto, Canada’s First Auditor General
John Langton did not have an easy life.
Sunday, November 28, 2021
In and Around Burnt River
Much as Burnt River has changed over the years, it remains the same warm and welcoming community it has been since time immemorial.
Saturday, November 27, 2021
An Imaginative Journey Through the Trent Severn Waterway, 1920
101 Years Ago, the Trent-Severn Waterway was finally completed, after 87 years of non-stop political lobbying and frequently stopped construction.
Friday, November 26, 2021
Fenelon Falls From the Church Hill: The Earliest Known Photo of the Village & Yesterday Afternoon
How much the village has changed and yet how much has stayed the same….
Thursday, November 25, 2021
Nineteenth century society was religious, so unlike today’s exclamations of bodily functions, when things got the better of them, people really did take the Lord’s name in vain.
Wednesday, November 24, 2021
Stumps, Stumps, Everywhere there were Stumps
The first generation of farmers and villagers, trying to create homes from the forest, had to endure a world where stumps were everywhere.
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!