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  • 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 ...
  • Kearney 100 Years
        Three-hundred-fifty-seven page book on the history of the village and Kearney and the surrounding villages. The main sections of the book are: farming, forestry, commerce, railroads, hotels, mining, families, mysteries, ghost towns, churches, recreation, schools, local organizations & local music and songs.
      Three-hundred-fifty-seven page book on the history of the village and Kearney and ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Looking Back with the Magnetawan Women's Institute
        Two-hundred-sixty-six page history of the village of Magnetawan. Written by the Magnetawan Women's Institute.
      Two-hundred-sixty-six page history of the village of Magnetawan. Written by the Magnetawan ...
  • Magnetawan Legion Book of Remembrance
        One-hundred-twenty-one page Book of Remembrance created by the Magnetawan Legion. This book has a few pages dedicated to each of the men from Magnetawan who fought in World War I & II.
      One-hundred-twenty-one page Book of Remembrance created by the Magnetawan Legion. This book ...
  • Raaflaub 100 Years in America
        One-hundred-fifty-five page family history. It details the Raaflaub familiy's immigration to Canada from Switzerland. It also details the family history over that time.
      One-hundred-fifty-five page family history. It details the Raaflaub familiy's immigration to Canada ...
  • Houses on Richmond Street
        Richmond Street This photo was taken about 1900 looking across the river to the south shore. The building on the extreme left is on the larger Island owned by Taylor Lumber Company. The building at the top of the hill is St. Paul's Lutheran Church 1885-1913. The white house is ...
      Richmond Street This photo was taken about 1900 looking across the river ...
  • House at 4252 Sparks Street North, Lot 9, East Side, Magnetawan
        At the top of the page: "4252 Sparks Street North, Lot 9, East side" In between the two photos: "Main Street, Magnetawan, Ont." At the bottom of the page: "This house was built about 1909 by James Jenkins, who was a carpenter. It was later occupied by the Bill Lennox ...
      At the top of the page: "4252 Sparks Street North, Lot 9, ...
  • Agricultural Hall, Magnetawan, 1985
        Three page history of the Magnetawan's Agricultural Hall. This history is accompanied by a colour photograph of the Agricultural Hall. The hall is a red barn like structure, a few cars are to the left of the building. There is a white fence with a 4-H sign to the left ...
      Three page history of the Magnetawan's Agricultural Hall. This history is accompanied ...
  • Magnetawan Car Care, 4303 Sparks Street North
        4303 Sparks Street North, Magnetawan Car Care South Part Lot 3, North Part Lot 4, West side Archie King bought this land from Cleve Miller (George Stewart's son-in-law) after George died in 1944. Archie built a one-story block garage about 1949. He died in 1952, and his son Ray King ...
      4303 Sparks Street North, Magnetawan Car Care South Part Lot 3, North ...
  • The Orange Hall, Magnetawan
        4289 Sparks Street North IRWIN HAD A SMALL SHOP FOR BIKES BETWEEN ORANGE HALL & TROYERS ABOUT 1908 South half, Lot 5, West side Before this Orange Lodge was built in 1913 -14, the LOL 502 met somewhere at the corner of Sparks and Burrows, then at Lot 11 Bay ...
      4289 Sparks Street North IRWIN HAD A SMALL SHOP FOR BIKES BETWEEN ...
  • Family Home, Sparks Street North Lot 6, Magnetawan
        Sparks Street North North half, Lot 6 J. Wilfred Troyer built this house for his family in 1915. It is a two story brick house with attic and a basement. Ted and Vickie Nelson bought the property in 1954 or 55. When they were no longer able to care for ...
      Sparks Street North North half, Lot 6 J. Wilfred Troyer built this ...
  • 4275 Sparks Street North, Magnetawan
        Written on the back L. to R. Dr. Freeborns, Troyers, Orange Hall, about 1930, 1929 4275 Sparks Street North North half, Lot 7, South half, Lot 6, West side Dr. Freeborn built this house about 1910 on land that originally belonged to the Irwin-Stewart farm. He ran his medical practice ...
      Written on the back L. to R. Dr. Freeborns, Troyers, Orange Hall, ...
  • Sparks Street North, Lot 9, Magnetawan
        At the top of the page: Sparks Street North The Back Room South Part Lot 9. North Part Lot, West side At the bottom of the page: This building was the United Church Manse. The land was purchased in 1892 but there is no building date. In 1894, it was ...
      At the top of the page: Sparks Street North The Back Room ...
  • Dolly Osborne/McLaughlan House, Magnetawan
        20 Bay Street, south side Murray and Pearl Osborne lived in this house for many years. It was originally a two story with insul brick siding. Dolly Osborne McLachlan owned it and for a long time it was used only in the summers. The top floor was removed and a ...
      20 Bay Street, south side Murray and Pearl Osborne lived in this ...
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