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  • Looking Back with the Magnetawan Women's Institute
        Two-hundred-sixty-six page history of the village of Magnetawan. Written by the Magnetawan Women's Institute.
      Two-hundred-sixty-six page history of the village of Magnetawan. Written by the Magnetawan ...
  • Emsdale Agricultural Society Scrapbook, 1895 - 1989
        One-hundred-twenty-four page binder about the Emsdale Agricultural Society from 1895 - 1989. The binder was compiled in the fashion of a scrapbook. Subjects covered in the scrapbook include: the Emsdale Fall Fair, members of the Emsdale Agricultural Society, photographs, Agricultural Society award winners, and newspaper clippings relating to the society.
      One-hundred-twenty-four page binder about the Emsdale Agricultural Society from 1895 - 1989. ...
  • House at 4252 Sparks Street North, Lot 9, East Side, Magnetawan
        At the top of the page: "4252 Sparks Street North, Lot 9, East side" In between the two photos: "Main Street, Magnetawan, Ont." At the bottom of the page: "This house was built about 1909 by James Jenkins, who was a carpenter. It was later occupied by the Bill Lennox ...
      At the top of the page: "4252 Sparks Street North, Lot 9, ...
  • Dolly Osborne/McLaughlan House, Magnetawan
        20 Bay Street, south side Murray and Pearl Osborne lived in this house for many years. It was originally a two story with insul brick siding. Dolly Osborne McLachlan owned it and for a long time it was used only in the summers. The top floor was removed and a ...
      20 Bay Street, south side Murray and Pearl Osborne lived in this ...
  • Andrew Street, Part lot 12 or 13, Magnetawan
        Andrew Street, East side Part Lot 12 or 13, Access from Bay Street The former George Osborne house was sold to Ed Ross. The owner in 1998 is Wanda Lecuyer. The house was dismantled after years of no one living in it. A family by the name of Douglas once ...
      Andrew Street, East side Part Lot 12 or 13, Access from Bay ...
  • 23 Bay Street, North Side, Magnetawan
        23 Bay Street, North Side South side Lot 12, North side Lot 13, West side Church Street This two story frame house was built in 1940 by Bill Russell for Archie and Lillie King, Viola, Ray and Jack. New aluminum siding replaced the red insul brick. In her later years, ...
      23 Bay Street, North Side South side Lot 12, North side Lot ...
  • West Street South, Magnetawan
        West Street South East side, Lots 21, 22, 23, 24 Fran-Ru Frank and Ruth Fairbrother, hence the name "Fran-Ru", built this as a summer resort in 1946. There were a few cabins they rented out as well as the main lodge. Some say Mr. & Mrs. Walker built and sold ...
      West Street South East side, Lots 21, 22, 23, 24 Fran-Ru Frank ...
  • Raaflaub 100 Years in America
        One-hundred-fifty-five page family history. It details the Raaflaub familiy's immigration to Canada from Switzerland. It also details the family history over that time.
      One-hundred-fifty-five page family history. It details the Raaflaub familiy's immigration to Canada ...
  • Houses on Richmond Street
        Richmond Street This photo was taken about 1900 looking across the river to the south shore. The building on the extreme left is on the larger Island owned by Taylor Lumber Company. The building at the top of the hill is St. Paul's Lutheran Church 1885-1913. The white house is ...
      Richmond Street This photo was taken about 1900 looking across the river ...
  • Agricultural Hall, Magnetawan, 1985
        Three page history of the Magnetawan's Agricultural Hall. This history is accompanied by a colour photograph of the Agricultural Hall. The hall is a red barn like structure, a few cars are to the left of the building. There is a white fence with a 4-H sign to the left ...
      Three page history of the Magnetawan's Agricultural Hall. This history is accompanied ...
  • Magnetawan Car Care, 4303 Sparks Street North
        4303 Sparks Street North, Magnetawan Car Care South Part Lot 3, North Part Lot 4, West side Archie King bought this land from Cleve Miller (George Stewart's son-in-law) after George died in 1944. Archie built a one-story block garage about 1949. He died in 1952, and his son Ray King ...
      4303 Sparks Street North, Magnetawan Car Care South Part Lot 3, North ...
  • The Orange Hall, Magnetawan
        4289 Sparks Street North IRWIN HAD A SMALL SHOP FOR BIKES BETWEEN ORANGE HALL & TROYERS ABOUT 1908 South half, Lot 5, West side Before this Orange Lodge was built in 1913 -14, the LOL 502 met somewhere at the corner of Sparks and Burrows, then at Lot 11 Bay ...
      4289 Sparks Street North IRWIN HAD A SMALL SHOP FOR BIKES BETWEEN ...
  • Family Home, Sparks Street North Lot 6, Magnetawan
        Sparks Street North North half, Lot 6 J. Wilfred Troyer built this house for his family in 1915. It is a two story brick house with attic and a basement. Ted and Vickie Nelson bought the property in 1954 or 55. When they were no longer able to care for ...
      Sparks Street North North half, Lot 6 J. Wilfred Troyer built this ...
  • 4275 Sparks Street North, Magnetawan
        Written on the back L. to R. Dr. Freeborns, Troyers, Orange Hall, about 1930, 1929 4275 Sparks Street North North half, Lot 7, South half, Lot 6, West side Dr. Freeborn built this house about 1910 on land that originally belonged to the Irwin-Stewart farm. He ran his medical practice ...
      Written on the back L. to R. Dr. Freeborns, Troyers, Orange Hall, ...
  • 22 Bay Street, Magnetawan
        22 Bay Street, south side Part Lot 7 This property belonged to Frank Osborne in the 1940s and he built two cottages on the lot. The property lines in this part of town seemed to be in question between Dolly McLaughlan and Frank, who were brother and sister and whose ...
      22 Bay Street, south side Part Lot 7 This property belonged to ...
  • William and Lila Boettger Home, Magnetawan, 1942
        36 BayStreet. East side Lot 13, Andrews, Street access from Bay Street This frame story and a half house was built for Mr. Schade and his family. The back piece was added some years later and Jim Mc Lachlan lived there for a while. Lila and William Boettger bought the ...
      36 BayStreet. East side Lot 13, Andrews, Street access from Bay Street ...
  • 325 River Road, Lot 25 Con 7, Mangetawan
        At the top of the page: 325 River Road Lot 25 Con 7 At the bottom of the page: The old stone house on this farm was built in 1910 by Thomas Hicks. Lome Woodruff was granted this land and lived here in a frame house, but lost the property ...
      At the top of the page: 325 River Road Lot 25 Con ...
  • The Sundridge Women's Institute, circa 1980
        Three page history of The Sundridge Women's Institute. It details the founding of the Institute. It also includes a list of the first members, and the places where the Institute would meet. There is also a list of the achievements of the group.
      Three page history of The Sundridge Women's Institute. It details the founding ...
  • History of the The Zion United Church, 1886 - 1986, by David Newman
        Twelve page document on the Zion United Church in Sundridge. This document was created for the centennial of the church. The document goes through the early settlement of the area with people coming from the south by way of the Grand Trunk Railroad. The document then highlights the founding of ...
      Twelve page document on the Zion United Church in Sundridge. This document ...
  • St. Paul's Anglican Church, Sundridge Ontario
        One page document on the early history of the St. Paul's Anglican Church. The document describes the local Reverend building up a church community before the construction of a physical church. The document ends with details regarding the resignation of the church's Reverend.
      One page document on the early history of the St. Paul's Anglican ...
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