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Frame shed possibly a blacksmith shop in Morton c.1940

Frame shed on Fortune Line Road possibly a former blacksmith shop in Morton c.1940 Frame shed on Fortune Line Road possibly a former blacksmith...

  Frame shed possibly a blacksmith shop in Morton c.1940
Frame store in Morton c.1940

Frame store in Morton once located at corner of Highway 15 and Fortune Line Road c.1940 Frame store in Morton once located at corner of Highway 15...

  Frame store  in Morton c.1940
Village of Morton looking north c.1935

Village of Morton looking north c.1935. Note the second red brick school in the background. Village of Morton looking north c.1935. Note the...

  Village of Morton looking north c.1935
Village of Morton looking north towards Elgin c.1935

Village of Morton (founded in 1853)looking north towards Elgin, c.1935 Village of Morton (founded in 1853)looking north towards Elgin, c.1935

  Village of Morton looking north towards Elgin c.1935
Morton brick general store from adjacent hill c.1940

The brick Morton General store was built about 1855 by village entrepeneur and namesake George Morton. It passed through a number of owners but was...

  Morton brick general store from adjacent hill c.1940
Remains of Morton blockhouse c.1920

This wooden blockhouse built on a promotory overlooking the Whitefish Dam was built in 1838 by the Rideau Canal to guard this spot following the...

  Remains of Morton blockhouse c.1920
Morton Church c.1930

The church in Morton was built c.1880 as a Presbyterian church but eventually became a Union church. It was painted by A.Y.Jackson of the Group of...

  Morton Church c.1930
Summer home of C.J. Broley Delta Ontario c.1925

Charles Broley (1879-1959)was the famous "Eagle Man"who banded more than 1000 eagles in his lifetime as well as sounding alarms about DDT. His...

  Summer home of C.J. Broley Delta Ontario c.1925
Edward and Harriet Pierce in front of their Delta home c.1910

Edward and Harriet Pierce in front of their home in Delta c.1910. They were the parents of publisher Lorne Pierce. Edward and Harriet Pierce in...

  Edward and Harriet Pierce in front of their Delta home c.1910
Edith Chown Pierce (the girl in the centre)c1903

Edith Chown Pierce(1890-1954)was the life of Lorne Pierce, the well-known publisher from Delta. She was born and married Lorne in Kingston. Edith...

  Edith Chown Pierce (the girl in the centre)c1903
Harriet Singleton Pierce and Edward A. Pierce c.1900

Harriet (Hattie) Pierce and Edward A. Pierce,the hardware store owner in Delta and parents of publisher Lorne Pierce Harriet (Hattie) Pierce and...

  Harriet Singleton Pierce and Edward A. Pierce c.1900
Edward A. Pierce c.1895

Edward A. Pierce(1864-1929) was the hardware store owner in Delta and father of Lorne Pierce, the well-known publisher. Edward A. Pierce(1864-1929)...

  Edward A. Pierce c.1895
Delta Public School c.1902

Delta Public School c.1902 . Lorne Pierce (1890-1961) is in the back row. Delta Public School c.1902 . Lorne Pierce (1890-1961) is in the back row.

  Delta Public School c.1902
Delta Public School c.1900

Delta Public School c.1900 Lorne Pierce (1890-1961) is located in the 4th row. Delta Public School c.1900 Lorne Pierce (1890-1961) is located in...

  Delta Public School c.1900
Harriet Singleton Pierce c.1935

Harriet Singleton Pierce 1864-1940 lived in Delta most of her life. She was the mother of well-known Canadian publisher Lorne Pierce. Harriet...

  Harriet Singleton Pierce c.1935
Elgin Corner of Main and Kingston Street c.1935

Photograph of Main Street and Kingston Street Elgin, Ontario showing the general store and hotel c.1935. The hotel was torn down c.2001. Photograph...

  Elgin Corner of Main and Kingston Street
c.1935
Palmer family bible 1837 to 1877.

The Palmer family lived in North Crosby in the 19th century and have a cemetery named after them. The Palmer family lived in North Crosby in the...

  Palmer family bible 1837 to 1877.
Ethel Thompson and Harold Mooney wedding 1907 Portage la Prairie,MANITOBA

Wedding of Ethel Thompson William Henry Mooney in 1907 at Portage La Prairie. Ethel(1883-1977) was born in Frontenac County (her family was from...

  Ethel Thompson and Harold Mooney wedding 1907 Portage la Prairie,MANITOBA
Anderson's Camp Chaffey's Lock c.1925

Anderson's Camp at Chaffey's Lock c.1925. Anderson was a tourist from Ohio who was originally a member of the Opinicon Club and later an owner for...

  Anderson's Camp Chaffey's Lock c.1925
Opinacon Club c.1910

Opinacon Club, later the Opinicon Hotel, c.1910 Opinacon Club, later the Opinicon Hotel, c.1910

  Opinacon Club c.1910
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