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  • Portrait of E. Lockett, circa 1890
    Image       Handwritten on the back: "Caldwell E. Lockett - music teacher - gave music lessons to children of early pioneers. Strong Township. Lived On."
    Image     Handwritten on the back: "Caldwell E. Lockett - music teacher - gave music lessons to children of early pioneers. Strong Township. Lived On."
  • The Boats of Burk's Falls
    Video       An elderly man from the Burk's Falls area is interviewed and gives a slide show of various boats that sailed in the area in the early twentieth century.
    Video     An elderly man from the Burk's Falls area is interviewed and gives a slide show of various boats that sailed in the area in the early twentieth century.
  • A Book of Remembrance Burk's Falls, Ryerson & Armour
    ImageText       This booklet is currently housed in a binder. This project was put together by a patron of the Burk's Falls, Armour & Ryerson Library. It includes the names of the soldiers who served from in WWI and WWII from the area. The binder is divided into two sections, WWI and ...
    ImageText     This booklet is currently housed in a binder. This project was put together by a patron of the Burk's Falls, Armour & Ryerson Library. It includes the names of the ...
  • 162nd Battalion Posing for a Picture Against a Wall, circa 1916
    Imagemysterycomment       Handwritten on the back of the photograph: "Lt. Clarence Laing - centre front with leather puttees) & his regiment from Burks Falls area."
    Imagemysterycomment     Handwritten on the back of the photograph: "Lt. Clarence Laing - centre front with leather puttees) & his regiment from Burks Falls area."
  • 162nd Battalion Ready for Inspection, the Sundridge Fairgrounds, 1916
    Imagemystery       Handwritten on the back of the photograph: "Burks Falls 1916 Fairgrounds Lieut Laing & Co."
    Imagemystery     Handwritten on the back of the photograph: "Burks Falls 1916 Fairgrounds Lieut Laing & Co."
  • 162nd Battalion Crossing the Galna Bridge, Burk's Falls, 1916
    Imagemystery       Handwritten on the back of the photograph: "Library 162nd Galna Bridge" and "Courtesy Art Snow."
    Imagemystery     Handwritten on the back of the photograph: "Library 162nd Galna Bridge" and "Courtesy Art Snow."
  • Tweedsmuir Village Histories: Chalmers Women's Institute
    ImageText       The black cover (not featured) is inscribed with "Tweedsmuir History Chalmers Women's Institute" and a logo featuring the words "For Home and Country". The inscription and logo are in gold.
    ImageText     The black cover (not featured) is inscribed with "Tweedsmuir History Chalmers Women's Institute" and a logo featuring the words "For Home and Country". The inscription and logo are in gold.
  • Lifeline to the Heartland
    Video       Video recording of Glen Reid playing "Lifeline to the Heartland". This recording also features a discussion of local steamboat and river heritage. Old photographs are examined and discussed, with many references to the Magnetawan river and Burk's Falls area.
    Video     Video recording of Glen Reid playing "Lifeline to the Heartland". This recording also features a discussion of local steamboat and river heritage. Old photographs are examined and discussed, with many ...
  • St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Burks Falls Ontario, 1881-1981
    TextImage       This is a black and white booklet that celebrates the history of the first 100 years of the St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, in Burks Falls, 1881-1981. The booklet is entirely text based and includes no photographs. It includes a short history of the church in Burk's Falls, information on its ...
    TextImage     This is a black and white booklet that celebrates the history of the first 100 years of the St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, in Burks Falls, 1881-1981. The booklet is entirely ...
  • Burk's Falls: Its Story and Heritage
    ImageText       This is a walking tour pamphlet that examines the history and heritage of Burk's Falls. It lists and describes the village's heritage buildings, with a map on the back cover that shows where the buildings are located. There are both historic residences and businesses listed. The front cover of the ...
    ImageText     This is a walking tour pamphlet that examines the history and heritage of Burk's Falls. It lists and describes the village's heritage buildings, with a map on the back cover ...
  • Typed Copy of the Burk's Falls section from Province of Ontario Gazetteer and Directory, 1895
    Text       Two page typed copy of information from the Province of Ontario Gazetteer and Directory, 1895. This was published by The Might Directory Company of Toronto. Information in the document includes: the location of Burk's Falls, what kind of public buildings are in the area, the population, what types of communication ...
    Text     Two page typed copy of information from the Province of Ontario Gazetteer and Directory, 1895. This was published by The Might Directory Company of Toronto. Information in the document includes: ...
  • Memories in Video of Glen Reid and Friends - The Heritage River Concert
    Video       Two hour country, bluegrass & folk concert featuring 'Glen Reid & Friends.' The concert took place in a church in Burk's Falls on October 26, 1996.
    Video     Two hour country, bluegrass & folk concert featuring 'Glen Reid & Friends.' The concert took place in a church in Burk's Falls on October 26, 1996.
  • Flume with Many Leaks at Knight's Plant, circa 1915
    Image       Black and white photograph of the flume near the Knight Brother's factory. The flume is full of leaks. There is a building on top of the flume.
    Image     Black and white photograph of the flume near the Knight Brother's factory. The flume is full of leaks. There is a building on top of the flume.
  • Working Lumber Mill, circa 1920
    Imagemysterycomment       Black and white photograph of a lumber mill. On the left side there is a building with a ramp going into a second floor window. There are logs going up into the building along the ramp. In the foreground on the right are logs in a pile. There is a ...
    Imagemysterycomment     Black and white photograph of a lumber mill. On the left side there is a building with a ramp going into a second floor window. There are logs going up ...
  • The Foot Bridge and Dam, Burk's Falls, circa 1978
    Image       Colour photograph of a walking path going over the dam in Burk's Falls. The river being held up by the dam is the Magnetawan.
    Image     Colour photograph of a walking path going over the dam in Burk's Falls. The river being held up by the dam is the Magnetawan.
  • The Dam, Flume, and Galna Bridge Near Knight Lumber, circa 1931.
    Image       Black and white photograph of the flume near the Knight Brother's lumber factory. The flume would take logs from the river and take them towards the factory. The river is flowing from the damn. The river held up by the damn is the Magnetawan River. The bridge in the background ...
    Image     Black and white photograph of the flume near the Knight Brother's lumber factory. The flume would take logs from the river and take them towards the factory. The river is ...
  • Half-Frozen Falls, Burk's Falls, circa 1900
    Imagecomment       At the bottom in the centre 'Burks Falls, Ont. “The Falls” ' is written in black
    Imagecomment     At the bottom in the centre 'Burks Falls, Ont. “The Falls” ' is written in black
  • Hunters Arriving at the Burk's Falls Wharf, 1909
    Image       Black and white photograph of hunters getting off the train in Burk's Falls and walking to the wharf so they can get boats to their winter hunting camps.
    Image     Black and white photograph of hunters getting off the train in Burk's Falls and walking to the wharf so they can get boats to their winter hunting camps.
  • Lumberyard, Burk's Falls, circa 1950
    Image       Black and white photograph of a lumberyard in the village of Burk's Falls. From this distance it looks like a shanty town. These are actually towers of finished lumber. In the foreground is a set of train tracks and railroad cars to transport the lumber away.
    Image     Black and white photograph of a lumberyard in the village of Burk's Falls. From this distance it looks like a shanty town. These are actually towers of finished lumber. In ...
  • Train Leaving Train Station, Burk's Falls, circa 1935
    Image       On the side of the train station 'Burks Falls' is painted.
    Image     On the side of the train station 'Burks Falls' is painted.
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