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  • Paris Junction, Paris Station (1848 - 1900): "The Hey Day of The Steam Era"
    Text       This 2000 book by Robert Hasler documents the history of the Paris Junction of Paris, Ontario. This was a busy part of town in the 19th century, home to a large number of thriving businesses which depended on the two railroad lines which intersected there. Hasler documents the origins of ...
    Text     This 2000 book by Robert Hasler documents the history of the Paris Junction of Paris, Ontario. This was a busy part of town in the 19th century, home to a ...
  • History of the Glen Morris Library: One Hundred Years
    Text       This book documents the history of the Glen Morris library from its founding in 1888 to its hundredth anniversary in 1988. The Glen Morris library is now one of the five branches of the County of Brant Public Library, following the County's amalgamation in 1999.
    Text     This book documents the history of the Glen Morris library from its founding in 1888 to its hundredth anniversary in 1988. The Glen Morris library is now one of the ...
  • The Annual Volunteer and Service Militia List of Canada, 1st March 1867
    Text       This book contains a list of the militia for Canada in 1867. Of note, it was published in March 1867, prior to Confederation, and thus discusses the Province of Canada rather than Canada as a country. Entries for Brant can be found on page 13 (Brigade Major); 53 (38th Brant ...
    Text     This book contains a list of the militia for Canada in 1867. Of note, it was published in March 1867, prior to Confederation, and thus discusses the Province of Canada ...
  • The History of the County of Brant, volume I, by F. Douglas Reville
    Text       This book by F. Douglas Reville chronicles the history of the County of Brant from its beginning to the time of the book's publication in 1920. Volume I focuses on Brantford and the political organization of the County, while Volume II discusses Paris, the actions of the County in World ...
    Text     This book by F. Douglas Reville chronicles the history of the County of Brant from its beginning to the time of the book's publication in 1920. Volume I focuses on ...
  • The Sharps of Dumfries
    PublicationText       This is a Sharp Family story created as a Millennium project by Andrew Sharp and Wendy (Sharp) McLean. The book was published in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
    PublicationText     This is a Sharp Family story created as a Millennium project by Andrew Sharp and Wendy (Sharp) McLean. The book was published in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
  • A Movement of the Spirit, by Roger Sharpe
    TextImagecomment       A Movement of the Spirit: the History of St. James Anglican Church, Paris, 1839-2010, by Roger Sharpe.
    TextImagecomment     A Movement of the Spirit: the History of St. James Anglican Church, Paris, 1839-2010, by Roger Sharpe.
  • Paris High School, 1929 - 1951
    Text       This 1974 book provides a very personal history of Paris High School. Author Donald A. Smith was a teacher and a principal there, and this memoir covers the years from 1929 - 1951 when he was most active there. He discusses his memories of the school and the many changes ...
    Text     This 1974 book provides a very personal history of Paris High School. Author Donald A. Smith was a teacher and a principal there, and this memoir covers the years from ...
  • At the Forks of the Grand: Volume I
    TextImage       This local history book traces the history of Paris from the initial exploration of the region, its development and foundation under Hiram Capron, and its economic and social development following its incorporation until 1918. Donald A. Smith is the principal author. Chapter 20, on Newspapers and Editors, was written by ...
    TextImage     This local history book traces the history of Paris from the initial exploration of the region, its development and foundation under Hiram Capron, and its economic and social development following ...
  • At the Forks of the Grand: Volume II
    TextImage       The second volume of At the Forks of the Grand was published in 1982, not long after the reprinting of Volume I. Its chapters were originally printed as segments in The Paris Star. While the first volume is primarily an account of the foundation and political/economic development of Paris, the ...
    TextImage     The second volume of At the Forks of the Grand was published in 1982, not long after the reprinting of Volume I. Its chapters were originally printed as segments in ...
  • Brant County Gazetteer & Directory, 1869-70
    Text       This gazetteer and directory for the County of Brant lists many of the business and individual proprietors operating within the County's communities in the years 1869-70. The advertisements, many for local businesses, also provide a vibrant image of the County as it was at the time. This photograph was provided ...
    Text     This gazetteer and directory for the County of Brant lists many of the business and individual proprietors operating within the County's communities in the years 1869-70. The advertisements, many for ...
  • The Forgotten Brother: John Carlyle
    Textcomment       This book by Joseph A. Scott traces the history of the "forgotten" Carlyle brother, John Carlyle. He was the half-brother of the much more famous Thomas Carlyle, historian and philosopher. John was born in Scotland, but emigrated to North America and eventually moved to Mount Pleasant, where he lived most ...
    Textcomment     This book by Joseph A. Scott traces the history of the "forgotten" Carlyle brother, John Carlyle. He was the half-brother of the much more famous Thomas Carlyle, historian and philosopher. ...
  • The History of the County of Brant, volume II, by F. Douglas Reville
    Text       This book by F. Douglas Reville chronicles the history of the County of Brant from its beginning to the time of the book's publication in 1920. Volume I focuses on Brantford and the political organization of the County, while Volume II discusses Paris, the actions of the County in World ...
    Text     This book by F. Douglas Reville chronicles the history of the County of Brant from its beginning to the time of the book's publication in 1920. Volume I focuses on ...
  • Oakland Township: Two Hundred Years - Volume 2
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  • Oakland Township: Two Hundred Years - Volume 3
    Text       This book documents the history of Oakland Township, written for its bicentennial. In nearly 2000 pages it documents the Township's history in very great detail, providing information on a variety of aspects of Township life. It is divided into five volumes, the final two made up of two parts each. ...
    Text     This book documents the history of Oakland Township, written for its bicentennial. In nearly 2000 pages it documents the Township's history in very great detail, providing information on a variety ...
  • Oakland Township: Two Hundred Years - Volume 4 (Part I)
    Text       This book documents the history of Oakland Township, written for its bicentennial. In nearly 2000 pages it documents the Township's history in very great detail, providing information on a variety of aspects of Township life. It is divided into five volumes, the final two made up of two parts each. ...
    Text     This book documents the history of Oakland Township, written for its bicentennial. In nearly 2000 pages it documents the Township's history in very great detail, providing information on a variety ...
  • Oakland Township: Two Hundred Years - Volume 5 (Part II)
    Text       This book documents the history of Oakland Township, written for its bicentennial. In nearly 2000 pages it documents the Township's history in very great detail, providing information on a variety of aspects of Township life. It is divided into five volumes, the final two made up of two parts each. ...
    Text     This book documents the history of Oakland Township, written for its bicentennial. In nearly 2000 pages it documents the Township's history in very great detail, providing information on a variety ...
  • The Early Political and Military History of Burford
    TextImage       Considered one of the most authoritative works on the history of Burford, Muir's work is still referred to by historians of the County of Brant.
    TextImage     Considered one of the most authoritative works on the history of Burford, Muir's work is still referred to by historians of the County of Brant.
  • Soldiers and Warriors: The Early Volunteer Militia of Brant County, 1856-1866
    Text       This book by Roger Sharpe traces the early history of the volunteer militia of Brant County, focusing on the period of 1856-1866. It is provided with the permission of the author and the Canadian Military Heritage Museum.
    Text     This book by Roger Sharpe traces the early history of the volunteer militia of Brant County, focusing on the period of 1856-1866. It is provided with the permission of the ...
  • The History of the County of Brant
    TextImage       This 1883 history book documents the history, people, and places of the County of Brant as it existed then. In addition to its historical sections, it includes a section of portraits of notable locals, some of whom were still alive at the time. "County of Brant" is used to refer ...
    TextImage     This 1883 history book documents the history, people, and places of the County of Brant as it existed then. In addition to its historical sections, it includes a section of ...
  • Strike Against Penmans, Paris, 1949
    Text       This 1981 book by Donald A. Smith documents the Penmans strike of 1949. He devotes several chapters to the historical context of the strike, and draws extensively on the personal recollections of individuals involved on both sides of the strike. The Penmans strike was a major event in the history ...
    Text     This 1981 book by Donald A. Smith documents the Penmans strike of 1949. He devotes several chapters to the historical context of the strike, and draws extensively on the personal ...
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Full Length Books about Brant


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