Halliday Residence, corner of Church St. and Talbot St., Scotland, Ontario
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- This photograph shows the Halliday family standing in front of their home on the corner of Church St. and Talbot St., Scotland, Ontario. The Halliday family was related to the Hunter family. The people depicted are: Charles Dean Hunter; Kate Halliday Hunter; Emily Jane Halliday; Melvin Halliday.
The Hunter family is an early, prominent Scotland family. Samuel Gordon Hunter first came to Scotland with his first wife Emily in 1869. He was a horticulturist and established his farm on Simcoe St. The farm primarily grew the flowers that he sold for a living; he was particularly fond of dahlias. He also kept bees, and raised chickens, cows and geese. During the winter, he would often walk from Scotland to other communities such as Paris and Simcoe to take orders; in the spring, he would bicycle out to deliver the flowers.
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- Provided by Charles and Margaret Hunter
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- Halliday Residence, 19[??], Charles and Margaret Hunter personal collection
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