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Early history of the county and town of Peterborough and of Lakefield and Rice Lake.

Jean Emily Harstone

Early history of the county and town of Peterborough and of Lakefield and Rice Lake.

by Jean Emily Harstone

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Thesis (M.A.) -- University of Toronto, 1914.

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Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. search Search the Wayback Machine. Featured texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Full text of "The "Times" Business Directory and Book of Reference, for the Town and County of Peterborough.". The Cobourg and Peterborough Railway (C&PRy) was one of the first railway lines to be built in Central Ontario, line was initially considered in as a way to bring the products from the burgeoning area around Peterborough to markets on Lake Ontario through the port in the town of Cobourg.A series of problems, including the Upper Canada Rebellion and the Panic of , meant .

Monuments like Lakefield Lock and Lakefield Marina are places to learn more about the local history, while avid golfers can hit the links at Peterborough Golf & Country Club and Kawartha Golf and Country Club. Lake Chemong and McLean Berry Farm are a few . Brief History of The Midland Railway of Canada formerly: 1) The Port Hope and Peterborough Railway() 2) The Port Hope, Lindsay, and Beaverton Railway() Introduction. This story begins on the shores of Lake Ontario in the small Town of Port Hope.

In Dummer T, Peterborough Con C. Rd. 6, 31 km NE of Peterborough. The place is shown on an map. Harbour Town McCrackens Landing Stony Lake (Lakefield, 13km) Your Host(s): Dean Armstrong, Phone: () - Leave a Public Review AMENITIES: Lock Group, and the early history of A.A. in the good old days. Some meetings were held in Keene at the home of Jim M. and at the Keene Town Hall. Jim M. came to A.A. by answering an ad in the Peterborough Examiner in early April, George H. made the twelfth step call and another member, possibly Norm G., came with him.


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Early history of the county and town of Peterborough and of Lakefield and Rice Lake by Jean Emily Harstone Download PDF EPUB FB2

History of the County of Peterborough, Ontario COUNTY AND TOWN OF PETERBOROUGH I The County of Peterborough father feet fire five force forest formed four France French Galway George Government hands head held Hope hundred Indian James John known Lake land late lived Mackenzie March matter miles mill once opened Otonabee party Reviews: 1.

"By Lake and Lock: A Guide to Historical Sites and Tours of the City and County of Peterborough", James T. Angus, "A Respectable Ditch: A History. Peterborough County is located in Southern Ontario, county seat is Peterborough, which is independent of the county.

The southern section of the county is mix of agriculture, urban and lakefront properties. The northern section of the county is mostly sparsely populated wilderness with numerous rivers and lakes, mostly within the recently expanded Kawartha Highlands Provincial y: Canada.

Description: Collection consists primarily of photocopies and emails with information pertaining to various aspects of Peterborough's history, from both the city and the county. Brief history of the town of Lakefield is also included.

Inclusive Dates: Extent: 32 cm Restrictions: N. The Cobourg and Peterborough Railway (C&PRy) was one of the first railway lines to be built in Central Ontario, line was initially considered in as a way to bring the products from the burgeoning area around Peterborough to markets on Lake Ontario through the port in the town of Cobourg.A series of problems, including the Upper Canada Rebellion and the Panic ofmeant Headquarters: Cobourg, Ontario.

PART II. County and Town of Peterborough. COUNTY AND TOWN OF PETERBOROUGH.: Chapter I. COUNTY OF PETERBOROUGH. Chapter II. HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF PETERBOROUGH.

Chapter III. PROGRESS OF THE SETTLEMENT. Chapter IV. A PATERNAL GOVERNMENT. Chapter V. PETERBOROUGH. Chapter VI. MILITARY PETERBOROUGH.

Chapter VII. EDUCATION AND. History says there are no small lakes in Dummer; there are several. The present village of Warsaw was originally known as “Dummer Mills”.

It was situated on the Squaknegossippe (now known as Indian) river. This Indian name means “Sweet water”. The Rice Lake Indians used to come up the river in the spring and make maple sugar.

Crook's Rapids, Asphodel Township Early History Peterborough in - Caverton Edge Reminiscences Norwood Presbyterian Church History Peterborough County Lumbering History Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church History - Hastings Village A Trip to North Peterborough County, Lakefield to Young's Point (Patrick Young) - File consists of ten (10) documents of correspondence regarding the Peterborough and Port Hope Railway Company.

It includes: (1) Diagram of store lot and shop, Walton Street, ; (2) Copy re: land rental - store belonging to John Smart on Walton Street, ; (3) Letter from Thomas Benson, re: the lease of store from John Smart via Foster and Carson; (4) Letter to T.

Benson from John Smart. From Lakefield to Peterborough, the river dropped feet according to surveys in the s. from Bridgenorth and from Lakefield. The best book on the history. A Sketch of the Early Settlement and Subsequent Progress of the Town of Peterborough: And of Each Township in the County of Peterborough.

Thomas W. Poole. Printed at the office of the Peterborough review, - Peterborough (Ont.: County) - pages. 0 Reviews.

Preview this book. Even though Peterborough had newspapers as early asthe archival resource is post still valuable history of Peterborough, town and county. Peterborough and Lakefield police forces merge (Peterborough Lakefield Community Police).

Waterfront Development is launched. City celebrates a new year, a new century, and a new millennium. City acquires the Roy Studio photograph collection. Millennium Walkway is officially opened at the foot of King Street at the Otonabee River.

Organized in from the northern riding of Northumberland, and named, like its most considerable community, in honour of Col. Peter Robinson, who in brought settlers from Ireland. They came by way of Port Hope, Rice Lake and the Otonabee River, the route of. No Recent searches yet, but as soon as you have some, we’ll display them here.

The Cobourg & Peterborough and Cobourg's last-ditch stand at Blairton were already history, and the Peterborough & Chemong Lake was rapidly wilting away. In retrospect, the 19th century was the golden period of what has now come to be known as the "Railway Age".

Fonds Number: 60 Title: Peterborough County Land Records Creator: County of Peterborough Land Registry Office Dates of Material: Predominantly Physical Description: 80 meters ( feet) Scope and Contents: The Peterborough County Land Records are arranged in two series.

The abstract registers are in Series A and are useful for researchers interested in the history of transactions. Peterborough County. centered on Peterborough (city), was founded from the historic Newcastle District in a new Colborne District in Curiously, census records don't use Colborne as a district label, instead lumping the townships created under Newcastle.

Inthe Colborne District became Peterborough and Victoria County, the later of which was separated into it's own county in Twelve miles along a barely passable road took them from Lake Ontario to Rice Lake and from there the Otonabee River became the “road access” inland.

The flat bottom boat could hold thirty people and make one trip each day from Gore’s Landing to Scott’s Plains (later Peterborough). Samuel de Champlain is thought to have launched his canoe in Little Lake, travelling down from there to Rice Lake and the Trent River.

In Adam Scott built a sawmill and grist-mill on the south edge of Little Lake. Scott Plains would eventually grow to become the city of Peterborough. The first British settlers arrived early in the 19th century. Lakefield was home to the Lakefield Canoe Company and Gore's Landing had the Herald Canoe Co., and later, the Rice Lake Canoe Company.

By the s, the Peterborough area employed approximately 25% of all Canadians employed in the boat building industry.Chip Trucks in Peterborough & the Kawarthas are all over the map –covering the corners of our county. And let’s face it: french fries are a comforting indulgence and classic cottage country fare.

The simplicity of potato, cut into hearty steak cut fries or small shoestring fries, seasoned up, fried golden brown and served with a genuine smile.Peterborough Attractions Art Gallery of Peterborough. Crescent Street Peterborough, Ontario K9J 2G1 () Fax () Opened inthe gallery is situated on the shore of Little Lake beside Del Crary Park and features pieces from around the world, as well as art from local and First Nations artists and artisans.