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  • 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.
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • The Vanishing Heritage Series - Beyond Steam and Smoke
    Video       A DVD titled 'Vanishing Heritage Series - Beyond Steam and Smoke.' It features interviews and lectures about the history of Burk's Falls. Areas covered include - the reconstruction after the fire, Algonquin Park, The Burk's Falls Arrow
    Video     A DVD titled 'Vanishing Heritage Series - Beyond Steam and Smoke.' It features interviews and lectures about the history of Burk's Falls. Areas covered include - the reconstruction after the ...
  • 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.
  • The Vanishing Heritage Series - Steam and Smoke
    Video       A DVD titled 'Vanishing Heritage Series - Steam and Smoke.' It features interviews and lectures about the history of Burk's Falls. Areas covered include - the steamboat era, the lumber industry, the tannery, the fire and the reconstruction.
    Video     A DVD titled 'Vanishing Heritage Series - Steam and Smoke.' It features interviews and lectures about the history of Burk's Falls. Areas covered include - the steamboat era, the lumber ...
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 ...
  • Tip-Toff Cottage, Burk's Falls, circa 1905.
    Image       An added caption at the bottom of the image reads 'Tipp-Toff Cottage, Burk's Falls. Early 1900s.' This caption was added by Roger Simmons
    Image     An added caption at the bottom of the image reads 'Tipp-Toff Cottage, Burk's Falls. Early 1900s.' This caption was added by Roger Simmons
  • Newspaper Article on the Opening of Time Capsule from 1950 in Burk's Falls.
    Imagemystery       Black and white newspaper clipping detailing a time capsule from the 1950s and the opening of the capsule in 2000. The image appears to be from the burying of the time capsule.
    Imagemystery     Black and white newspaper clipping detailing a time capsule from the 1950s and the opening of the capsule in 2000. The image appears to be from the burying of the ...
  • A Horse Race at Burk's Falls, circa 1910
    Image       Black and white photograph of a group of horses racing. Behind them there is a group of people on the outside of the track. There are buildings behind the crowd. The village of Burk's Falls is off in the distance.
    Image     Black and white photograph of a group of horses racing. Behind them there is a group of people on the outside of the track. There are buildings behind the crowd. ...
  • A Boom of Logs, Burk's Falls, 1900
    Image       A handwritten note at the bottom of the picture reads 'A boom of logs Burk's Falls, Ont. 1900.' A caption added to the picture reads 'Harry Hewitt and Harry Philips.'
    Image     A handwritten note at the bottom of the picture reads 'A boom of logs Burk's Falls, Ont. 1900.' A caption added to the picture reads 'Harry Hewitt and Harry Philips.'
  • Staff of Burk's Falls Public School, 1902
    Image       The caption at the bottom of the picture reads 'Staff of Burk's Falls Public School, 1902.'
    Image     The caption at the bottom of the picture reads 'Staff of Burk's Falls Public School, 1902.'
  • Knight's Mill, Burk's Falls, circa 1920
    Image       A caption at the bottom reads 'Knight's Mill, Burk's Falls Ontario.'
    Image     A caption at the bottom reads 'Knight's Mill, Burk's Falls Ontario.'
  • Hunters Arriving in Burk's Falls, Newspaper Clipping
    Imagemystery       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.
    Imagemystery     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.
  • Horse Team Pulling a Funerary Cart, circa 1910
    Imagemystery       At the bottom of the image there is a caption which reads 'This team of horses not only pulled the hearse, but also a fire wagon.'
    Imagemystery     At the bottom of the image there is a caption which reads 'This team of horses not only pulled the hearse, but also a fire wagon.'
  • Main Street in Summer, Burk's Falls,circa 1950
    Image       The store in the lower right corner sign reads 'RESTAURANT SODA FOUNTAIN.'
    Image     The store in the lower right corner sign reads 'RESTAURANT SODA FOUNTAIN.'
  • Demolition of the Sharpe Building, Newspaper clipping, circa 1960.
    TextImagemystery  Roger Simmons, Almaguin News (Burk's Falls, ON), 2003     Black and white newspaper clipping on the demolition of the Sharpe Building in Burk's Falls. The article shows images from before and after the demolition of the building.
    TextImagemystery  Roger Simmons, Almaguin News (Burk's Falls, ON), 2003   Black and white newspaper clipping on the demolition of the Sharpe Building in Burk's Falls. The article shows images from before and after the demolition of the building.
  • The Original Burke House, 1883.
    Imagemystery       At the bottom of the image there is a caption which reads 'The original Burke House. Picture taken in 1883.'
    Imagemystery     At the bottom of the image there is a caption which reads 'The original Burke House. Picture taken in 1883.'
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