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  • Excerpt from a History of the Zion United Church, Sundridge, Ontario
        Two page typed history of the Zion United Church in Sundridge Ontario. The document discusses the arrival of settlers by way of the Grand Trunk Railroad, the first missionaries that came to the area, the building and growth of the Methodist and Presbyterian churches, and the eventual unification of those ...
      Two page typed history of the Zion United Church in Sundridge Ontario. ...
  • Short history on Pevensey Methodist Church
        One page document on the Pevensey Methodist Church. The document includes information on: the dwellings of the Methodist people, the local log school house, and the church's congregation.
      One page document on the Pevensey Methodist Church. The document includes information ...
  • "The Brampton Invasion", September 16, 1977
        Three page history of the groups of people who moved from Brampton Ontatrio to Sundridge Ontario.
      Three page history of the groups of people who moved from Brampton ...
  • Historic Notes About the 3rd Generation as seen by Curtis Church of the 4th Generation
        Third section of the Quirt family history. This section is made up mini-biographies of the Quirt family. It also details what the members Quirt family did for a living and how much they made, or what they did at home.
      Third section of the Quirt family history. This section is made up ...
  • Lifeline to the Heartland
        Video recording of Glen Reid playing "Lifeline to the Heartland". This recording also features a discussion of local steamboat and river heritage. Old photographs are examined and discussed, with many references to the Magnetawan river and Burk's Falls area.
      Video recording of Glen Reid playing "Lifeline to the Heartland". This recording ...
  • Tweedsmuir History, Sprucedale Women's Institute
        A 62 page album style book that contain a collection of the local for the community of Sprucedale. The cover of the album is a lovely dark blue with gold writting and border to offset the crest. This book was compiled by the Sprucedule Women's Institute to preserve the history ...
      A 62 page album style book that contain a collection of the ...
  • History of Agricultural Society, Sundridge
        Two-page history of the local Agricultural Society. The early history starts in 1884. This document includes information on the early society exhibitions. It also features information on the society's fund raising activities and the purchase of property for an Agricultural Building.
      Two-page history of the local Agricultural Society. The early history starts in ...
  • Zion United Church Sundridge 1886 - 1986
        Seven page history of the local United Church's 100th anniversary. This short history includes a list of the church's past ministers, a history of the church in Sundridge, and information on the church's drive to get out of a school building into their own building.
      Seven page history of the local United Church's 100th anniversary. This short ...
  • Excerpt from "God's Country" by Rev. John Firman
        Two page excerpt from God's Country. The excerpt focuses on the Methodist Church in Sundridge. A lot of the history of the Methodist Church has been lost. The records of the church don't start until 1890. This excerpt covers the sparse material available up until 1930.
      Two page excerpt from God's Country. The excerpt focuses on the Methodist ...
  • Booklet of Anecdotes, Sundridge
        Eleven page text document in a duo-tang with the title "ANECDOTES." The first couple of pages are transcriptions from advertisements from the Sundridge Echo. After this section the document shifts it focus to school reports and by-law creation regarding a new library.
      Eleven page text document in a duo-tang with the title "ANECDOTES." The ...
  • The Family of Charles Chesney Quirt and Minnie Grinton
        Second of three histories found in a pink duo-tang. This section concerns itself with Charles Quint and Grinton. The first three pages are typed, the next four are hand written and the last three are photocopies of a newspaper article.
      Second of three histories found in a pink duo-tang. This section concerns ...
  • The Vanishing Heritage Series - Steam and Smoke
        A DVD titled 'Vanishing Heritage Series - Steam and Smoke.' It features interviews and lectures about the history of Burk's Falls. Areas covered include - the steamboat era, the lumber industry, the tannery, the fire and the reconstruction.
      A DVD titled 'Vanishing Heritage Series - Steam and Smoke.' It features ...
  • History of Sundridge
        Text document on the History of Sundridge. This history was written by Sundridge resident Lucy Rennie. It covers the first European families in the area. It also discuses the shops built in the area, and the development of the railway. Lucy also describes the family store her father ran and ...
      Text document on the History of Sundridge. This history was written by ...
  • The Memoirs of Susan Quirt McKinney
        The first of three biographies in pink duo-tang. It is a memoir of Susan Quirt McKinney. Includes her life from: when her family came to the area, her childhood, church, marriage, the World Wars and the deaths of her family.
      The first of three biographies in pink duo-tang. It is a memoir ...
  • Historical Sketch of Sundridge by Rev. J. Macartney, June 1946
        Text in a green duo-tang of the the history of the Methodist, Presbyterian & United Churches in Sundridge Ontario. However the early part of the piece discusses how people would make the journey to Sundridge. There's also a list of the reverends of the Methodist & Presbyterian churches.
      Text in a green duo-tang of the the history of the Methodist, ...
  • Tales Of The Early Days
        114 page history of the Village of Sundridge and surrounding areas. Each of the thirty-three sections was written by a different author.
      114 page history of the Village of Sundridge and surrounding areas. Each ...
  • History Project: South River and Surrounding Townships, 1983
        This is a history project about South River and its surrounding communities. The text is located within a orange duo-tang. The project begins with a general introduction of why, when, and how settlement began in South River and the surrounding townships. The project proceeds with 10 individual sections, each including ...
      This is a history project about South River and its surrounding communities. ...
  • The Beginning of South River Incorporated 1907
        Historical Report in a blue duo-tang. It was originally written by Jamie Hall and Mark Kehae for a High School History project. It is twenty-two pages long with pictures. It includes the following topics: Early Buildings, Early Settlers, Churches and the Electric Company. All of these subjects are in relation ...
      Historical Report in a blue duo-tang. It was originally written by Jamie ...
  • Sophia Smith's Memoir
        Inside a well worn green duo-tang the history is held. It is written by Sophia Smith. The essay is written about her life on a variety of topics including: My Home, The Farm Out Building, Soap Making and Washdays, School Days, berry Picking and Odd Happenings, Happenings Around Home, Pig ...
      Inside a well worn green duo-tang the history is held. It is ...
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