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  • Keldancy Park Elgin c.1915
    Image       Keldancy Park was an area in present-day Elgin Ontario used for a variety of social events.This picture based on the costumes was about 1915.
    Image     Keldancy Park was an area in present-day Elgin Ontario used for a variety of social events.This picture based on the costumes was about 1915.
  • Member of the Pennock family or a relative c.1875
    Image       Photograph of a member of the Pennock family in Elgin or a relative c.1875
    Image     Photograph of a member of the Pennock family in Elgin or a relative c.1875
  • Elgin Continuation School after closing
    Image       Elgin Continuation School c.1970. The Elgin continuation school was started in the 1920s and operated until the 1950s. In the 1960s, it was used briefly while Rideau District High School was under construction.
    Image     Elgin Continuation School c.1970. The Elgin continuation school was started in the 1920s and operated until the 1950s. In the 1960s, it was used briefly while Rideau District High School ...
  • Earl family and friends in sugar bush near Elgin c.1905
    Image       Picture of the Earl family and friends at the sugarbush on their farm near Elgin c.1905
    Image     Picture of the Earl family and friends at the sugarbush on their farm near Elgin c.1905
  • Elgin cheese factory c.1905
    Image       Copy of a Pennock photo of the Elgin Cheese Factory c. 1905
    Image     Copy of a Pennock photo of the Elgin Cheese Factory c. 1905
  • Class at the Red Brick School in Elgin c.1920
    Image       Picture of a class from the Red Brick School in Elgin c.1920
    Image     Picture of a class from the Red Brick School in Elgin c.1920
  • Class at Red Brick School in Elgin, c.1900
    Image       Class picture from the Red Brick School in Elginn c.1900
    Image     Class picture from the Red Brick School in Elginn c.1900
  • Charland House (owned originally by Rufus Brown) 1957
    Image       The Rufus Brown house was built c.1855 by Rufus and Elizabeth Brown. The Charlands eventurally purchased it around 1950.
    Image     The Rufus Brown house was built c.1855 by Rufus and Elizabeth Brown. The Charlands eventurally purchased it around 1950.
  • Bill Fleming, Floyd Chisholm, Henry Fleming and friends c.1905
    Imagemystery       Picture of Bill Fleming, Floyd Chisholm (b.1891), Harry Fleming(b.1891)and friends c.1908
    Imagemystery     Picture of Bill Fleming, Floyd Chisholm (b.1891), Harry Fleming(b.1891)and friends c.1908
  • Bill Fleming, Floyd Chisholm, Harry Fleming and friends c.1908
    Imagemystery       Picture of Bill Fleming, Floyd Chisholm (b.1891), Harry Fleming(b.1891)and friends c.1908
    Imagemystery     Picture of Bill Fleming, Floyd Chisholm (b.1891), Harry Fleming(b.1891)and friends c.1908
  • Elgin Baseball team c.1910
    Imagemystery       Photo of Elgin baseball team c.1910
    Imagemystery     Photo of Elgin baseball team c.1910
  • Aerial view of Elgin
    Image       Aerial view of Elgin c.1975 with insert of Davis Lock
    Image     Aerial view of Elgin c.1975 with insert of Davis Lock
  • 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
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