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Bowmanville: A Small Town at the Edge

by William Humber Natural Heritage (July 15, 1997)

This is an extraordinarily detailed account of a modern small town on the edge of a rapidly expanding metropolitan region.


A Boy's Cottage Diary, 1904

by Fred Dickinson & Larry Turner Natural Heritage (June 30, 1996)

Fred Dickinson's diary opens a window on youth and the world of Ontario lakeside cottages at the beginning of the twentieth century.


Owen Sound: The Port City

by Paul White Natural Heritage (November 15, 2000)

Owen Sound begins with the Native Peoples of the area and moves through pioneer settlement to the creation of a city in north central Ontario.


The Yonge Street Story, 1793-1860: An Account from Letters, Diaries and Newspapers, 1793-1860

by F.R. (Hamish) Berchem Natural Heritage (April 15, 1996)

Handsomely illustrated with the author's drawings, and painstakingly researched, this book captures the not-so-distant days when muddy Yonge Street was the backbone of pioneer Ontario.


Parry Sound: Gateway to Northern Ontario

by Adrian Hayes Natural Heritage (April 11, 2005)

Parry Sound, Ontario, at the mouth of the Seguin River on Georgian Bay, traces its history back to William Beatty Jr. and the purchase of timber rights.


Four Degrees Celsius: A Story of Arctic Peril

by Kerry Karram Natural Heritage (April 21, 2012)

This dramatic story of the rescue of eight men on a prospecting mission in the Arctic covers a period of four suspenseful months in the fall of 1929. A rescue team, headed by bush pilot Andy Cruikshank, at a...


The Lochaber Emigrants to Glengarry

by R.B. Fleming Natural Heritage (June 30, 1994)

This book deals with the conditions in Scotland before the 1800 migration, settlement experiences in Glengarry, and the spread of these Scots-Canadians from Glengarry to the American and Canadian wests.


Orangeville: The Heart of Dufferin County

by Wayne Townsend Natural Heritage (November 21, 2006)

Founded by two entrepreneurs, Seneca Ketchum and Orange Lawrence, Orangeville has a history well worth exploring.


Vanished Villages of Middlesex

by Jennifer Grainger Natural Heritage (July 10, 2002)

Once home to over 60 flourishing villages, Middlesex County, in the heart of southwestern Ontario, has a rich settlement history.


The Old Log School

by Gavin Hamilton Green Natural Heritage (June 30, 1992)

Gavin Hamilton Green, the well-known proprietor of Ye Olde Curiosity Shoppe in Goderich, describes the area's colourful pioneer history.


Caledonia: Along the Grand River

by Barbara Martindale Natural Heritage (July 15, 1995)

Intriguing entrepreneurs, town characters and prominent citizens have touched the life of Caledonia, leaving a legacy that is fascinating, sometimes amusing and richly anecdotal.


Redpath: The History of a Sugar House

by Richard Feltoe Natural Heritage (August 15, 1991)

Redpath, today a household name for sugar in Canada, has its roots in the story of an enterprising Scots immigrant, John Redpath.


The Lumberjacks

by Donald MacKay Natural Heritage (May 15, 2007)

This is definitive history of lumbering in Canada captures the vitality of the lumber camps and documents the evolution of a major industry.