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  • Amy Poucette Remembers, Blind River, The Standard,1986
        This article is about some of the memories of Mrs. Amy Poucette's life in the Blind River area. She recalls King Edward's stop in Blind River and receiving a cigarette from him along with other bystanders. A photograph of an older Mrs. Poucette taken at her Blind River home accompanies ...
      This article is about some of the memories of Mrs. Amy Poucette's ...
  • Mr. Sellers and Mr. Charlie Quinn Recall Local History, Blind River, Circa 1955
        This one page photocopy of notes from conversations with Mr. Sellers and Mr. Charlie Quinn provides their first impressions and memories of town history and events.
      This one page photocopy of notes from conversations with Mr. Sellers and ...
  • Battle Point Lake Duborne Interview with Albert Suthers, Blind River, Circa 1974
        This two page interview summary with 90 year-old Albert Suthers contains his memories of early days at Battle Point starting in 1923. He recalls first living in tents, buying milk from the Abernot's and square dances on Sunday evenings at Dufours.
      This two page interview summary with 90 year-old Albert Suthers contains his ...
  • Bill Rice's History of Battle Point Association, Blind River, Circa 1974
        Bill Rice recalls in this two page interview how Professor Barnes chose Lake Duborne for the Wesleyan group and the purchase of 80 acres for $300 in 1925. He also shares that 70 more acres were purchased in 1934 and 11 more in 1938.
      Bill Rice recalls in this two page interview how Professor Barnes chose ...
  • Blind River History by Mr. and Mrs. John Gray, Circa 1974
        This two page interview summary relays memories of "Jack's" from his arrival in Blind River in 1900 at the age of three. Information about the location of the first town hall, bridge, school and cars are included.
      This two page interview summary relays memories of "Jack's" from his arrival ...
  • Blind River History by Harold Godson, Circa 1974
        This is a three page summary of Harold Godson's memories of early life in Blind River. Mr. Godson recalls life in the lumber camps, manning the Lake Duborne fire tower, working in a clothespin factory in Algoma Mills and Blind River's four hotels.
      This is a three page summary of Harold Godson's memories of early ...
  • Rupp Family Marks 50 years, Blind River, 1980
    Gladys Hornby, The Sault Star, August 23, 1980, p. 27     This article celebrates the Rupp family's 50 years as summer residents of Blind River's Lake Lauzon. Information about Rupp's arrival, purchase of land and subsequent family summers here are included. Two black and white photos accompany the article. One shows a young granddaughter and a younger grandson sitting on the ...
    Gladys Hornby, The Sault Star, August 23, 1980, p. 27   This article celebrates the Rupp family's 50 years as summer residents of ...
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