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  • 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: ...
  • 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."
  • 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."
  • 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 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."
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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.'
  • Burk's Falls Baseball Team, 1920
    Image       At the bottom of the picture with the caption 'Record, 1920 Baseball Team Wins, 14 Loses, 2 Ties, 1 Runs for 150 Against, 55 Shutouts, 2 George Kennedy , middle far right' added by Roger Simmons.
    Image     At the bottom of the picture with the caption 'Record, 1920 Baseball Team Wins, 14 Loses, 2 Ties, 1 Runs for 150 Against, 55 Shutouts, 2 George Kennedy , middle ...
  • Coming into Burk's Falls in the Early Days, circa 1900
    Image       Black and white photograph of the road leading into Burk's Falls. There is a river on the left side of the road. Across the river on the opposite shore are more buildings, which are likely homes. Down the road there are other buildings, which are either homes or small businesses.
    Image     Black and white photograph of the road leading into Burk's Falls. There is a river on the left side of the road. Across the river on the opposite shore are ...
  • Burk's Falls before Galna Bridge was Built, circa 1900
    Image       At the top of the hand-drawn image 'Burk's Falls Ont.' At the bottom of the image 'View of Burk's Falls before the Galna Bridge was constructed. The footings of this walk bridge are still visible today under the waterline above the falls.'
    Image     At the top of the hand-drawn image 'Burk's Falls Ont.' At the bottom of the image 'View of Burk's Falls before the Galna Bridge was constructed. The footings of this ...
  • Pete the Bear on Bike, circa 1960
    Imagecomment       The caption at the bottom of the image reads 'Pete the Bear (1948 - 1979) Shown here with Allen Purdie.'
    Imagecomment     The caption at the bottom of the image reads 'Pete the Bear (1948 - 1979) Shown here with Allen Purdie.'
  • Wooden Dam at Burk's Falls, circa 1930
    Image       The caption at the bottom of the image reads 'This photo from the Warner collection shows Ernie Warner atop the wooden dam at Burk's Falls. The Wooden dam was replaced by a concrete dam completed in 1947.'
    Image     The caption at the bottom of the image reads 'This photo from the Warner collection shows Ernie Warner atop the wooden dam at Burk's Falls. The Wooden dam was replaced ...
  • Ernie, Margaret, and Vera Warner, circa 1945
    Image       The caption on the bottom of the image reads 'Ernie Warner, owner of the Burk's Falls Arrow, daughter Margaret and wife, Vera circa 1945.'
    Image     The caption on the bottom of the image reads 'Ernie Warner, owner of the Burk's Falls Arrow, daughter Margaret and wife, Vera circa 1945.'
  • Banner Welcoming Soldiers Back from World War Two, circa 1945
    Image       On the banner across Young Street 'WE ARE GLAD TO GREET YOU' is written. The caption along the bottom has 'The tow of Burk's Falls gets ready to greet boys returning from WWII. The picture is looking up Younge Street towards Ontario Street' written on it.
    Image     On the banner across Young Street 'WE ARE GLAD TO GREET YOU' is written. The caption along the bottom has 'The tow of Burk's Falls gets ready to greet boys ...
  • Towering Snow Drift in Burk's Falls, circa 1920
    Image       The caption at the bottom of the image has 'Before the 60's, Burk's Falls had no way of removing the accumulated snow banks from the streets. The businesses had to contend with digging themselves out to allow customers in' written.
    Image     The caption at the bottom of the image has 'Before the 60's, Burk's Falls had no way of removing the accumulated snow banks from the streets. The businesses had to ...
  • Shell Station Behind Snow Drifts, circa 1920
    Image       The caption at the bottom of the picture reads 'This Shell station is now the Kwik-Way in Burk's Falls. The Imperial station behind is now Darling Insurance.'
    Image     The caption at the bottom of the picture reads 'This Shell station is now the Kwik-Way in Burk's Falls. The Imperial station behind is now Darling Insurance.'
  • Ice Blocks on a Sleigh Being Pulled by a Team of Horses, circa 1945
    Image       The caption at the bottom of the picture reads 'The photo from the winter 1945-6 shows a team bringing up Young Street hill. The building on the left is the Burk's Falls Arrow.'
    Image     The caption at the bottom of the picture reads 'The photo from the winter 1945-6 shows a team bringing up Young Street hill. The building on the left is the ...
  • Soldiers Marching Near The Fowler Store, Burk's Falls Ontario, circa 1940
    Image       The caption at the bottom of the images reads 'On the right is the Fowler Store, later converted to a Red & White grocery, and today is the Almaguin News. Notice the drop off from the road. Today that is all filled, has the new Home Hardware and town parking ...
    Image     The caption at the bottom of the images reads 'On the right is the Fowler Store, later converted to a Red & White grocery, and today is the Almaguin News. ...
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