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  • Frame shed possibly a blacksmith shop in Morton c.1940
    Image       Frame shed on Fortune Line Road possibly a former blacksmith shop in Morton c.1940
    Image     Frame shed on Fortune Line Road possibly a former blacksmith shop in Morton c.1940
  • Frame store  in Morton c.1940
    Image       Frame store in Morton once located at corner of Highway 15 and Fortune Line Road c.1940
    Image     Frame store in Morton once located at corner of Highway 15 and Fortune Line Road c.1940
  • Village of Morton looking north c.1935
    Image       Village of Morton looking north c.1935. Note the second red brick school in the background.
    Image     Village of Morton looking north c.1935. Note the second red brick school in the background.
  • Village of Morton looking north towards Elgin c.1935
    Image       Village of Morton (founded in 1853)looking north towards Elgin, c.1935
    Image     Village of Morton (founded in 1853)looking north towards Elgin, c.1935
  • Morton brick general store from adjacent hill c.1940
    Image       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 still operating as a store as late as 1990.
    Image     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 still operating as a store ...
  • Remains of Morton blockhouse c.1920
    Image       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 Rebellion of Upper Canada. It housed 8 soldiers of the 4th Battalion of the Incorporated Militia of Upper Canada until about 1843. Following this it ...
    Image     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 Rebellion of Upper Canada. It ...
  • Morton Church c.1930
    Image       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 Seven around 1950. Today it is a private residence.
    Image     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 Seven around 1950. Today ...
  • Summer home of C.J. Broley Delta Ontario c.1925
    Image       Summer home of C.L. Broley Delta Ontario
    Image     Summer home of C.L. Broley Delta Ontario
  • Edward and Harriet Pierce in front of their Delta home c.1910
    Image       Edward and Harriet Pierce in front of their home in Delta c.1910. They were the parents of publisher Lorne Pierce.
    Image     Edward and Harriet Pierce in front of their home in Delta c.1910. They were the parents of publisher Lorne Pierce.
  • Edith Chown Pierce (the girl in the centre)c1903
    Image       Edith Chown in the centre
    Image     Edith Chown in the centre
  • Harriet Singleton Pierce and Edward A. Pierce c.1900
    Image       Harriet (Hattie) Pierce and Edward A. Pierce,the hardware store owner in Delta and parents of publisher Lorne Pierce
    Image     Harriet (Hattie) Pierce and Edward A. Pierce,the hardware store owner in Delta and parents of publisher Lorne Pierce
  • Edward A. Pierce c.1895
    Image       Edward A. Pierce(1864-1929) was the hardware store owner in Delta and father of Lorne Pierce, the well-known publisher.
    Image     Edward A. Pierce(1864-1929) was the hardware store owner in Delta and father of Lorne Pierce, the well-known publisher.
  • Delta Public School c.1902
    Image       Delta Public School c.1902 . Lorne Pierce (1890-1961) is in the back row.
    Image     Delta Public School c.1902 . Lorne Pierce (1890-1961) is in the back row.
  • Delta Public School c.1900
    Image       Delta Public School c.1900 Lorne Pierce (1890-1961) is located in the 4th row.
    Image     Delta Public School c.1900 Lorne Pierce (1890-1961) is located in the 4th row.
  • Harriet Singleton Pierce c.1935
    Image       Harriet Singleton Pierce 1864-1940 lived in Delta most of her life. She was the mother of well-known Canadian publisher Lorne Pierce.
    Image     Harriet Singleton Pierce 1864-1940 lived in Delta most of her life. She was the mother of well-known Canadian publisher Lorne Pierce.
  • Elgin Corner of Main and Kingston Street
c.1935
    Image       Street view Elgin Ontario
    Image     Street view Elgin Ontario
  • Palmer family bible 1837 to 1877.
    ImageTextGenealogical Resource       The Palmer family lived in North Crosby in the 19th century and have a cemetery named after them.
    ImageTextGenealogical Resource     The Palmer family lived in North Crosby in the 19th century and have a cemetery named after them.
  • Ethel Thompson and Harold Mooney wedding 1907 Portage la Prairie,MANITOBA
    Image       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 North Crosby originally).
    Image     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 North Crosby originally).
  • Anderson's Camp Chaffey's Lock c.1925
    Image       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 in the 1920s.
    Image     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 in the 1920s.
  • Opinacon Club c.1910
    Image       Opinacon Club, later the Opinicon Hotel, c.1910
    Image     Opinacon Club, later the Opinicon Hotel, c.1910
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