A look at the flooding of the Magnetawan and Deer rivers in the spring of 1922.
Highlighting the vibrant history of South River, Ontario.
Examining hunting in the South River Area, during the early 20th century. The essay contains six parts: an Introduction, Deer Hunting, Moose Hunting, Small Game Hunting, Hunting Rifles and the Deer Lake Lodge.
During the First and Second World Wars there was a military battalion stationed and trained near Sundridge. The 162nd Battalion camped on the Paget families farm. The soldiers would live, train and march through Sundridge and the surrounding area.
Examining the history of the village of Burk's Falls.
Highlighting the vibrant history of logging and the lumber industry in the Burk's Falls area.
A look at the logging industry in Whitestone, Ontario.
A look at fishing, fishing techniques, and great catches on Maple Island.
Learn how the Midlothian Road bridge worked and see pictures of it in operation.
This essay deals with the various waterways surrounding the village of Magneteawn. It highlight the waterways themselves, bridges, boats, and general activities on the water.
At the turn of the 20th century photograph studios sprung up across Canada. People would dress up in their finest cloths and capture a moment of time and have a cherished memento that would sit in the home. In the village of Sundridge the local photo studio, Lily Faulkner Studio, was very busy.
Exploring the rich riverboat heritage along the Magnetawan river. Detailing the adventures of the Armour Steamer, the Wanita, The Mike, The Gelnda, and other boats on the Magnetawan.
This photo essay will provide you with a glimpse into the history of the many schools in the Sundridge-Strong area. This includes a look at the Pevensey Pioneer School, the first Sundridge School, the Consolidated School, and few other local schools.
This photo essay examines the history of the Standard Chemical Company's South River operations. It includes seven parts: Background of Standard Chemical Company, The Sawmill, The Lumber Produced in South River, The Company Railroad, The Logging Camp, Efficiency and Sustainability of the Lumber Operations and The Legacy of the Company for South River.
This photo essay is about the buildings and the streets of Sundridge. The essay shows the evolution of buildings and streets over time.
A look at some of the cottages and camps around the Magnetawan area.