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  • St. George Public School
    ImageText       This photograph depicts St. George public school. The School was opened in 1973. The original photo was provided by the County of Brant Public Library.
    ImageText     This photograph depicts St. George public school. The School was opened in 1973. The original photo was provided by the County of Brant Public Library.
  • Interview with Joyce Wehrstein
    Text       An interview conducted on June 23, 1978 with Joyce Wehrstein, an expert on the history of St. George. They discuss a basic outline of the settlement of St. George, along with information about the libraries, Main Street area and water company. Scroll down to the Full Text section below to ...
    Text     An interview conducted on June 23, 1978 with Joyce Wehrstein, an expert on the history of St. George. They discuss a basic outline of the settlement of St. George, along ...
  • Interview with Kate Carswell
    Text       An interview conducted on June 15, 1978 with Kate Carswell, formerly of Glen Morris. They discuss her large family and involvement in many community activities including the Women's Institute. Scroll down to the Full Text section below to read the interview.
    Text     An interview conducted on June 15, 1978 with Kate Carswell, formerly of Glen Morris. They discuss her large family and involvement in many community activities including the Women's Institute. Scroll ...
  • Interview with Marcula Morris
    Text       An interview conducted on June 11, 1978 with Marcula Morris, formerly of St. George. They discuss her teaching experience in St. George and area as well as her longtime involvement in the Methodist church. Scroll down to the Full Text section below to read the interview.
    Text     An interview conducted on June 11, 1978 with Marcula Morris, formerly of St. George. They discuss her teaching experience in St. George and area as well as her longtime involvement ...
  • Interview with Mr. and Mrs. Hero Tolhurst
    Text       An interview conducted in June 1978 with Mr. and Mrs. Hero Tolhurst, of St. George. They discuss life in St. George as well as Mr. Tolhurst's involvement in the fire department and various industries around town. Scroll down to the Full Text section below to read the interview.
    Text     An interview conducted in June 1978 with Mr. and Mrs. Hero Tolhurst, of St. George. They discuss life in St. George as well as Mr. Tolhurst's involvement in the fire ...
  • Interview with Mr. and Mrs. Stobbs
    Text       An interview conducted on July 06, 1978 with Mr. and Mrs. Stobbs, of St. George. They discuss life in St. George including the school, the main street, and other areas of the village. Scroll down to the Full Text section below to read the interview.
    Text     An interview conducted on July 06, 1978 with Mr. and Mrs. Stobbs, of St. George. They discuss life in St. George including the school, the main street, and other areas ...
  • Interview with Mr. and Mrs. T. O. Loveless
    Text       An interview conducted on August 14, 1978 with Mr. and Mrs. T. O. Loveless of St. George. They discuss farming, and organizations that are found in St. George. Scroll down to the Full Text section below to read the interview.
    Text     An interview conducted on August 14, 1978 with Mr. and Mrs. T. O. Loveless of St. George. They discuss farming, and organizations that are found in St. George. Scroll down ...
  • Perry Kitchen
    Text       An interview conducted on June 27, 1978 with Mr.& Mrs. Perry Kitchen, formerly of St. George. They discuss industries in St. George along with more information on the Kitchen family. Scroll down to the Full Text section below to read the interview.
    Text     An interview conducted on June 27, 1978 with Mr.& Mrs. Perry Kitchen, formerly of St. George. They discuss industries in St. George along with more information on the Kitchen family. ...
  • Peg Tolhurst
    Textcomment       An interview conducted on June 27, 1978 with peg Tolhurst of St. George. They discuss the business community, Holy Trinity Anglican Church and the “Old School” committee. Scroll down to the Full Text section below to read the interview.
    Textcomment     An interview conducted on June 27, 1978 with peg Tolhurst of St. George. They discuss the business community, Holy Trinity Anglican Church and the “Old School” committee. Scroll down to ...
  • Reid Miller
    Text       An interview conducted on July 06, 1978 with Reid Miller, formerly of Glen Morris. They discuss farming and the Glen Morris area. Scroll down to the Full Text section below to read the interview.
    Text     An interview conducted on July 06, 1978 with Reid Miller, formerly of Glen Morris. They discuss farming and the Glen Morris area. Scroll down to the Full Text section below ...
  • Samuel Ellis
    Text       An interview conducted on June 15, 1978 with Samuel Ellis, of St. George. They discuss Samuel's shoe repair business and life in St. George. Scroll down to the Full Text section below to read the interview.
    Text     An interview conducted on June 15, 1978 with Samuel Ellis, of St. George. They discuss Samuel's shoe repair business and life in St. George. Scroll down to the Full Text ...
  • Vernon Gofton
    Text       An interview conducted on June 15, 1978 with Vernon Gofton, of St. George. They discuss life in St. George and Vernon's role as fire chief for 25 years. Scroll down to the Full Text section below to read the interview.
    Text     An interview conducted on June 15, 1978 with Vernon Gofton, of St. George. They discuss life in St. George and Vernon's role as fire chief for 25 years. Scroll down ...
  • W. D. Taylor
    Text       An interview conducted on June 15, 1978 with Mr. W. D. Taylor of St. George. They discuss the St. George community and Mr Taylor's business ventures. Scroll down to the Full Text section below to read the interview.
    Text     An interview conducted on June 15, 1978 with Mr. W. D. Taylor of St. George. They discuss the St. George community and Mr Taylor's business ventures. Scroll down to the ...
  • Old Blacksmith's Shop
    Image       This photograph depicts the old blacksmith's shop in Glen Morris. The original photo is held by the County of Brant Public Library.
    Image     This photograph depicts the old blacksmith's shop in Glen Morris. The original photo is held by the County of Brant Public Library.
  • Scott Home as a Store
    Image       This photograph depicts the Scott home after it was converted to a store, with Mr. Marchant posing in front. This image was taken about 1930, and was donated to the Library by Jean Rising. The original photo is held by the County of Brant Public Library.
    Image     This photograph depicts the Scott home after it was converted to a store, with Mr. Marchant posing in front. This image was taken about 1930, and was donated to the ...
  • Store Keeper Lou Marchant
    Image       Lou Marchant was a store keeper and postmaster in Glen Morris from 1926 until his death in 1940. The original photo is held by the County of Brant Public Library.
    Image     Lou Marchant was a store keeper and postmaster in Glen Morris from 1926 until his death in 1940. The original photo is held by the County of Brant Public Library.
  • Marchant's Store
    Image       This photographs depicts Lou Marchant's store. The structure was originally built and owned by Thomas Scott in about 1883. This photo was taken in May, 1941. The original photo is held by the County of Brant Public Library.
    Image     This photographs depicts Lou Marchant's store. The structure was originally built and owned by Thomas Scott in about 1883. This photo was taken in May, 1941. The original photo is ...
  • Glenview Grocery (formerly the Blacksmith's)
    Image       This photograph depicts the old blacksmith's shop which was converted into the Glenview Grocery store in 1950. The original photo is held by the County of Brant Public Library.
    Image     This photograph depicts the old blacksmith's shop which was converted into the Glenview Grocery store in 1950. The original photo is held by the County of Brant Public Library.
  • Glenview General Store
    Image       The photograph depicts the Glenview General Store in Glen Morris. The original photo is held by the County of Brant Public Library.
    Image     The photograph depicts the Glenview General Store in Glen Morris. The original photo is held by the County of Brant Public Library.
  • J. D. Smith's Lumber Yard
    Image       This photograph depicts J. D. Smith's lumber yard in Glen Morris during the flood of 1929. The original photo is held by the County of Brant Public Library.
    Image     This photograph depicts J. D. Smith's lumber yard in Glen Morris during the flood of 1929. The original photo is held by the County of Brant Public Library.
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South Dumfries Local History Collection


The images included in this collection were donated by members of the community including Mrs. E. Buck, Mrs. R. Hinan, Mrs. G. J. Tolhurst, Mrs. M. Ilett, Mr. Ross Armstrong, Miss Ada Howell, Mrs. Beaizley, Mrs. H. C. Nixon, Miss B. Robson, Mrs. L. Wehrstein, Mr. Vern Gofton, Mr. G. Steedman, Mr. & Mrs. Stobbs and the Glen Morris Tweedsmiur. Support for this project has been generously provided the Ontario Trillium Foundation. The Ontario Trillium Foundation is an agency of the Government of Ontario. http://www.trilliumfoundation.org/